Reunion Chair Volunteer Description

The most important role of the chair is to serve as the primary point of contact between Muhlenberg staff and committee members to ensure the efficient and accurate exchange of information. It is vital that the chair makes a concerted effort to coordinate the efforts of committee members to contact everyone in the class personally to encourage them to attend Reunion. 

Responsibilities:

Lead by example. The reunion chair is required to attend Alumni Weekend, serve as the primary point of contact and help recruit committee members. You are encouraged to make a personally meaningful gift in honor of your reunion. 

Keep in touch. Attend monthly update webinars (dates below) and lead additional committee correspondence (email, conference calls) as needed. 

Reach out. Conduct and assign committee’s personal outreach to classmates via call, text, email, letter, social media, etc. to encourage attendance at Alumni Weekend, increase gift participation and pass on news from Muhlenberg.

Generate communications. Personalize and/or review class communications such as reunion emails, the class webpage and solicitation letters. Assist with content to refresh class social networking pages.

Strive to reach goals. Work with the staff liaison to understand the class fundraising goal, set an attendance goal and work to achieve them by Alumni Weekend.

Make it special. If there is demonstrated interest among committee members and classmates, take the lead on managing and planning any class-specific programs or initiatives.

Stay informed. Stay informed by visiting the website, reading the Volunteer Pulse and Muhlenberg Magazine, and following the college on social media.

Monthly webinars will be held the third Tuesday of every month at noon (EST). 

2021 webinar dates: 

February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17 


Reunion Committee Volunteer Description

The most important role of the reunion committee is to make a concerted effort to contact everyone in the class personally to encourage them to attend Reunion. Strong attendance levels strengthen class ties and friendships, and alumni who attend Reunion are much more likely to support Muhlenberg and attend Muhlenberg events in the future.

Responsibilities:

Lead by example. You are strongly encouraged to attend Alumni Weekend and make a personally meaningful gift in honor of your reunion.

Keep in touch. Attend monthly update webinars (dates below) and participate in additional committee correspondence (email, conference calls) as needed.

Reach out. Conduct personal outreach to classmates via call, text, email, letter, social media, etc. to encourage attendance at Alumni Weekend, increase gift participation and pass on news from Muhlenberg.

Generate communications. Personalize and/or review class communications such as reunion emails, the class webpage and solicitation letters. Assist with content to refresh class social networking pages.

Strive to reach goals. Be aware of your class fundraising and attendance goals and help achieve them by Alumni Weekend.

Make it special. If there is demonstrated interest among committee members and classmates, take the lead on managing and planning any class-specific programs or initiatives.

Stay informed. Stay informed by visiting the college’s website, reading the Volunteer Pulse and Muhlenberg Magazine, and following the college on social media.

Monthly update webinars will be held the third Tuesday of every month at noon (ET). 

2021 webinar dates: 

February 16, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 7