Volunteer for Bucknell

Bucknell volunteers play a critical role in the University's success. Each year, more than 1,000 Bucknellians lend their time, energy and expertise in countless ways to build a stronger Bucknell. We rely on volunteers to help the Bucknell community thrive.

The various roles available to volunteers allow you to get involved and show your Bucknell spirit in ways that match your interests, availability and skills. Whether you commit to an hour, a month, or a year of support, we appreciate you!

Thinking about getting involved? Explore some of the opportunities available to find your inspiration!

Helping Hand

Ready to volunteer?

Ways to Get Involved

We value the time and talents of our volunteers and encourage families and alumni to contribute. These are just a few of the ways you can support Bucknell through volunteerism. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, fill out our interest form and we will connect you with opportunities that match your passions and availability!

Serving as a volunteer and advocate for the Bucknell community has been an important and joyful part of my life for many years. Engaging with prospective Bucknellians as an Admissions Volunteer, and with students, faculty and alumni through the Bucknell Engineering Alumni Association and the Regional Clubs, has been great fun and helped me share my love for Bucknell.

Helen Reetz ’78, President, Bucknell Engineering Alumni Association

Bucknell Student Ambassadors Cheering with poms

Show your spirit

Not ready to commit to a volunteer role but want to celebrate Bucknell and promote the University within your communities? We came up with a list of 50 ways to show your Bucknell spirit!

'ray Bucknell!

I am committed to volunteering for Bucknell to provide students the same opportunities I had to grow, learn and cultivate lifelong friendships. I am also committed to helping to bring our amazing alumni community together to relive the good times and encourage new friendships.

Raj Thangavelu ’98, Member of the Bucknell Club of Washington, D.C.

Volunteer Mission Statement

Bucknell University volunteers represent alumni, parents, families and students by enhancing and promoting the University’s mission, goals and programs. Our volunteers provide important connections, communication and engagement through their time, talent and treasure, which allow the University to maximize its resources, furthering its overall impact and success.

Contact Details

The Center for Alumni & Family Engagement