2021 Call for Volunteers

Get the most out of your AHEPPP membership experience and volunteer to help with the 2021 Family Engagement in Higher Education National Conference! While we are still online this year, conference success relies on a large number of colleagues to make it an impactful and rewarding experience for all. Whether you're able to assist pre-conference or want the opportunity to network more during the conference, we appreciate any and all volunteers! 

Volunteers are needed to serve on the Awards Selection Committee and assist with Educational Sessions, Social Media, and more. Below you will find a general description of duties for each volunteer category:

Prior to the Conference

Awards Selection Volunteer *
Help recognize the outstanding work of our colleagues by serving on the Awards Selection Committee. AHEPPP presents several awards to recognize creative institutional initiatives, print and electronic publications, contribution to research/literature, and contribution to the profession. As an Awards Selection Committee member, your feedback will help determine this year’s recipients. 

*All pre-conference volunteers  may also serve as general conference volunteers.

At the Conference

Educational Sessions
Educational session volunteers welcome conference attendees as they join sessions. You will introduce program and speaker(s)/monitor chat during conference sessions. You will act as a moderator, directing session attendees, introducing session presenters, and encouraging attendees to complete session evaluations. You’re going to be attending educational sessions as a conference attendee, why not further contribute to the success of the conference by serving as a volunteer?

Social Media
Help us spread the word about all the great happenings at AHEPPP 2021!  If you’re an avid Tweeter or Instagrammer, this volunteer role is for you. 

Ideas for a social media post include:

o    Share a tip to first time conference attendees

o    Tell a short story of how you experienced the conference as an introvert/extrovert

o    Introduce a colleague who will be attending the conference with you this year

o    Share what you are most looking forward to during the 2021 conference

NEW This year: Virtual Swag Swap
Share your go-to campus promotional items. It’s simple! You will be asked to upload a photo of the item and include vendor information, cost, and how the item was distributed. We will send you a separate form to complete you can also help help with Virtual Swag Swap set-up. We will utilize the gallery feature in Socio, our conference app, to organize photos and information about our featured swag. 

Volunteer as Needed. . . in other words. . .  Surprise me! Signing up for this lets us know you are willing to help where needed or when a new opportunity arises.

Sign up for any of these great opportunities here!