Volunteer

Join other Stritch graduates who serve the University, their fellow alumni and their community by volunteering.


Whether it’s for a one-time event, or to give of your time and talent on a regular basis, we welcome your support of the work we do to make the Stritch community stronger.

For more information or to volunteer for any of the opportunities listed below (or to volunteer in another capacity), contact Joel Cencius, ’06 director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at alumni@stritch.edu or call (414) 410-4203.

Current opportunities to volunteer-


Adopt-a-School Volunteer Program:
Each year, the Alumni Association will adopt a local school with demonstrated need. The school chosen for the 2013-14 academic year is St. Joseph Academy in Milwaukee. Read more about this new service initiative of the Alumni Association here. Below are our upcoming volunteer opportunities with the school.

Become an Alumni Ambassador:
Assist the Alumni Association with organizing and hosting alumni events in one of our four largest alumni regions: Milwaukee, Madison, Minneapolis, and Chicagoland. Read more about the Alumni Ambassador role here.

We are currently seeking to fill Ambassador roles for Milwaukee (College of Education and Leadership alumni, Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing alumni, College of Arts and Sciences alumni) and Chicagoland. Email or call Joel Cencius, '06 drector of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at alumni@stritch.edu or call (414) 410-4203 for additional information.

Commencement Volunteer:
Stritch holds Commencement ceremonies in the spring of each year. With more than 400 new graduates, the Alumni Association could always use extra help in welcoming these newest members. Help serve as an usher or greeter for the ceremony or Commencement mass, help in assembling graduate gift bags, or assist with the pinning of new grads.

To volunteer for the 2014 Commencement ceremony taking place Sunday, May 18, contact us at alumni@stritch.edu.

Hire Stritch:
Encourage your employer to reach a large number of highly qualified Cardinal Stritch University students and alumni through Stritch Connect, the centralized job and internship posting offered through Career Services. Post with Stritch Connect – it is easy and FREE. 

Join the Alumni Board:
The Alumni Board of Directors is the leadership body of the Alumni Association. The application window to apply or nominate candidates to serve on the board is Nov. 1–April 30 of each year.

New Student Recruitment:
Have a student who you think would be interested in attending Stritch? Fill out a referral form and a member of our Admissions staff will follow up.

Reunion Planning:
Are you coming up on a special anniversary of your graduation from Stritch? Help in planning a reunion celebration!  The Alumni Association is happy to help in assisting with all of your planning needs, including reserving spaces on campus, arranging for a special class mass and campus tour, access to Stritch alumni materials, securing discounted hotel rates, reunion mailings, etc. We are here to help! 

Social Media: 
Help us grow Stritch’s Facebook and LinkedIn networks. Share our social media pages with other alumni to encourage they join, post content, join in on the conversation!

Stritch Annual Fund: 
Help organize your class reunion gift, support the Stritch Annual Fund, and make calls to thank fellow alumni for their support. 

Volunteer opportunities coming soon-

PAL (Personal Alumni Link) Program:
Become a mentor and coach for Stritch students. Share your expertise and growth experiences with students in reference to their major and/or career goals. Come and be a class guest speaker or part of a panel for one or more of our career networking events. More information on this program including how you can volunteer as a PAL will be coming soon.