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Interested in Volunteering with Norwich?

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Norwich. Here are the basic commitments for each of the volunteer groups we have within our departments.

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Volunteer with Students

Undergraduate Admissions Ambassadors
     - Attend College Fairs
     - Local High School visits
     - Contact Prospective Students

Alumni Admissions Ambassadors - Online
   - meet with / talk to prospective students to answer questions
   - share stories about their Norwich experience
   - help prospects determine whether Norwich is the right fit

Internship Expeditions Champion

Internship Expeditions Champions enable students to live and work in another city for a semester while they complete their full-time coursework online. In DC and Denver, Norwich has established partnerships and organized student life requirements for teams of Norwich interns.

As an Internship Expedition Champion, you would assist in the support of interns in your area and do some/all of the following:
     - Favored internship access: provide internships where you work or leads for internships
     - Help coordinate logistics with advice to students for housing and transportations options
     - Interact regularly during the experience: mentoring, social interaction, networking events

NU Parent & Family Association
     - Assist with on-campus events
               - Arrival Days (for both Corps and Civilian students)
               - Open Houses
               - Parent & Family Weekend
     - Assist with events in your communities
               - Student Sendoffs
               - New Graduate Events
               - Networking Socials

Volunteer with Fellow Alumni

Norwich Clubs - Around the Country
     - Assist with planning of events in your community
     - Attend quarterly Clubs conference call

NU Alumni Association
     - 3 meetings a year, on campus
               - Meetings are held in May/ June, September/ October and January/ February
     - Committee involvement, to include monthly conference calls
     - Support and attend Norwich events in your area
     - Stay engaged, Lead from the Front and Build the Future of Norwich
     - Enthusiastically promote Norwich within your community, and become an ambassador of the University

Class Reunions and Class Giving
     - Become a Class Agent
     - Help plan reunions

Partridge Society
The mission of the Partridge Society is to
   - encourage alumni, parents, and friends of Norwich to help the University achieve its financial goals and
   - formally recognize those who do so

Opportunities with Norwich Athletics

Maroon & Gold Athletic Association
     Blue Line Club (Hockey)

     Touchdown Club (Football)
     Scrum Alums (Rugby)
     Maroon Mat Club (Wrestling)
     Golden Goal Club (Soccer)
     - Assist with alumni, family, and fan gatherings.
     - Engage with former teammates to keep them connected with today’s team.
     - Raise funds to provide today’s student-athletes the “margin of excellence”

Opportunities with Norwich Academics

Board of Fellows
As a volunteer arm of Academic Affairs, you will work closely with
   - the Office of the Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
   - the Dean of the Faculty
   - and other College Deans, faculty, and students
with a goal to improve
   - the overall student academic experience
   - and brand recognition of Norwich in the national marketplace

English & Communications Department
Home to Pegasus Players and the Regimental Band, alumni can
   - support the arts at Norwich in general
   - help out the affinity groups in theater and music, respectively

School of Justice Studies & Sociology (SJSS)
Numerous opportunities are offered by the SJSS, including
   - supporting the CSI experience
   - working with the Criminal Justice Students Association

Opportunities at Kreitzberg Library / 
Sullivan Museum & Special Collections

Archives & Special Collections
You will assist in the Cursive to Keyword project:
   - help digitize the Norwich University history collection
   - transform handwritten documents into keyword searchable text
   - goal: making Norwich history accessible to current / future generations

Friends of Kreitzberg Library
   - support for the Kreitzberg Library
   - enrich and enhance the intellectual and cultural climate at Norwich 
   - document and preserve Norwich history and traditions

Sullivan Museum Associates
   - support the Sullivan Museum and History Center through membership and gifts
   - serve on advisory committees including exhibits and collections, members, education and outreach, and volunteer programs

Other Opportunities

Cemetery Association
Supports the Norwich University Cemetery.
Forward the association's goals in promoting the cemetery as:
   - a final resting place in a quiet, peaceful setting
   - on a hillside several 100 ft. above the Dog River Valley floor
   - with a scenic overlook of the Norwich campus

NU Military Writers' Symposium Associates
Members seek to enhance the symposium through
   - recommendations of authors
   - fostering and encouraging an appreciation of the program by students, faculty and the public
   - and growing opportunities to attract new interest in military writing

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