Opportunities for Involvement

The Alumnae Association and many departments of the College rely on alumnae volunteers to expand and strengthen the connection between Mawrters and the campus community. Information on each is listed below. For more information on volunteer opportunities at the College, contact Sarah Doody, Associate Director of the Alumnae Association for assistance. 

The following volunteer positions are grouped according to area of interest, and are open to alumnae at all levels of experience. The office campus department responsible for coordinating the volunteers is noted. 


Admissions Network (Admissions Office)

Alumnae Admissions Representatives (AARs) receive information from the Admissions Office and help the College maintain a strong applicant pool for the next generation of Mawrters through participation in the Alumnae Admissions Network.

View job description and information on the Admissions Network.

The Bryn Mawr Fund (Annual Giving, Development)

Bryn Mawr Fund volunteers work with the Development Office at the College to solicit donations from classmates. Volunteers are expected to be regular supporters of the Bryn Mawr Fund. Volunteers are elected at Reunion during the class meeting, but all anyone is welcome to volunteer at any time.

View job description.

More information on the The Bryn Mawr Fund:


Career Services (Career and Professional Development)

Career Development Representatives (CDRs) work with the Alumnae Association Executive Board Representative for Careers and the Career and Professional Development (CPD) to organize career networking and counseling events for alumnae/i around the country.

View Alumnae Career Information.

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Class Notes Editors (Alumnae Bulletin Office)

Each class has an editor for the bi-annual Class Notes section of the Bulletin, which requires receiving and editing content for the magazine’s word limits as well as meeting strict deadlines. These volunteers are elected at Reunion during the class meeting.

More information on Class Editors.

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Class Officers (Alumnae Association Office)

Each class has a complement of class officers to help keep classmates connected through communications and events, which include: Class Presidents, Reunion Managers, Songsmistress, and Webmistress. Class officers are elected during the class meeting at Reunion (every 5 years). Attendance at Reunion and ongoing participation in the Annual Fund is a requirement for these positions.

View Class President Job Description.

View Reunion Manager Job Description.

View Webmistress Job Description.

View Songsmistress Job Description.

More information about Classes and Reunions.

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Local Clubs (Alumnae Association)

Groups of Bryn Mawr alumnae/i across the globe organize local clubs to connect with other Mawrters residing in their area. Each club has a complement of officers to coordinate events and communications, elected at local club annual meetings or as designated by the existing club leadership.

Club Officer job descriptions.

Find out more about a Club in your area.

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Executive-Level Leadership

The Alumnae Association is governed by the Executive Board, which includes volunteer representatives for each Association program and oversees committees and budgets in several areas.

The College has a Board of Trustees, which includes a number of Alumnae Trustees, to work with the administration on governance issues.

Participation on these boards is via invitation from the Association’s Nominating Committee, based on past participation in College and Association activities and volunteer initiatives.

View job descriptions for Alumnae Trustees and Executive Board members.

To nominate an alumna for one of these posts contact Sarah Doody

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