lionVolunteers/Directors Needed for PSU NYC Chapter 

Interested in getting more involved in the PSU NYC Chapter? We're currently looking for volunteers and Directors to join our Chapter and would love your help!

Are you looking to connect with other Penn Staters here in NYC? The local Chapter of the Alumni Association is a great way to give back to our alma mater and meet fellow Nittany Lions. Please see the descriptions of each Senior Director position and how you could directly support their initiatives as a General Director. If you'd rather be placed on our general volunteer list and have us get in in touch with you when we need help with a special event or specific activity, please email president@psunyc.org
 
Activities
The Senior Director of Activities organizes and hosts the majority of the Chapter's social, fundraising, and community service events. 
 
How You Would Help
Act as Chapter representative at our Chapter events, help identify locations for future events, assist in planning and executing upcoming events 
 
 
Career Development & Networking
The Senior Director of Career Development & Networking provides opportunities for professional development and networking to Chapter members and the local Penn State Alumni Community by organizing and hosting continuing educational and networkinDigig opportunities.
 
How You Would Help
Identify opportunities for career development and networking events, plan and execute those events, assist in planning "Coffee & Contacts" event, work with other local Penn State groups to plan joint activities, and help maintain the Chapter's Business Directory of local Penn Staters.
Contact: networking@psunyc.org
 
 
Communications
The Senior Director of Communications is responsible for promoting the events of the Chapter and informing the public of notable Penn State achievements and accomplishments of its students, faculty and alumni. The Committee develops and distributes the Chapter's weekly newsletter, manages the Chapter listserv notifications, and maintains the Chapter website. 
 
How You Would Help
Assist with maintenance of the websit, develop original content for website and newsletters, assist Senior Directors with promotion and marketing of events, attend Chapter events as "Historian" 
Contact: communications@psunyc.org
 
 
Community Outreach
The Senior Director of Community Outreach serves as a liaison between the Chapter and local nonprofit community service organizations, providing Chapter members opportunities to assist in community projects. The Senior Director also identifies and collects donations for raffle or silent auction items for our fundraising efforts throughout the year. 
 
How You Would Help
Assist in planning Chapter's community service activities, identify new opportunities for community service partnerships and activities, plan additional community service activities, identify donations of raffle items/silent auction items
Contact: community@psunyc.org
 
 
Digital Content & Visibility
The Senior Director of Digital Content & Visibility serves to promote all of the Chapter's events and initiatives through our social media channels. Using social media posts and campaigns on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram, the Senior Director of DCV will grow our reach and the awareness of our Chapter, its events, and missions.
 
How You Would Help
Assist in planning Chapter's community service activities, identify new opportunities for community service partnerships and activities, plan additional community service activities, identify donations of raffle items/silent auction items
 
 
Membership
The Membership Committee shall pursue the recruitment and maintenance of members of the Chapter and obtain benefits for the Chapter membership.  The Membership Committee shall devise ways to encourage area Alumni to participate in Chapter activities, and to become members of the Chapter and the Alumni Association.  
 
How You Would Help
Attend Chapter events as representative from Membership Committee and encourage new member sign-ups, identify opportunities for Chapter Member benefits, assist in communication re: membership renewals and overall membership drives
Contact: membership@psunyc.org
 
 
Scholarship
The Senior Director of Scholarship’s mission is to support and grow our endowed scholarship (the Michael D. Ferugio Scholarship Fund) through annual campaigns. The Senior Director also organizes the scholarship application process for eligible incoming freshman. 
 
How You Would Help
Assist with current fundraising efforts, help to organize fundraising campaigns and scholarship applications, develop additional ideas for fundraising, coordinate with other Directors to incorporate fundraising into Chapter events
Contact: scholarship@psunyc.org
 
Sports
The Sports Committee identifies opportunities for team sport participation of Chapter members and friends of the Chapter.
 
How You Would Help
Assist with organization and management of existing sports teams, identify additional opportunities for team sports, act as team captain 
Contact: sports@psunyc.org
 
If you have any questions regarding volunteering opportunities or you are interested in becoming a General Director on the Board, please email president@psunyc.org.