CECH Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the UC College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services. Alumni involvement plays an important role in helping us further our mission of providing our students with opportunities that maximize their ability to have a positive impact on society.

Please review the following ways you can get involved with the college and register using the online form if you would like to volunteer for any of the opportunities described here. Many opportunities are driven by student demand, so you will be contacted as activities become available.

Contact Juliana Sinclair Saneholtz, CECH alumni liaison or 513-556-6466 with questions about getting involved.


College-wide Volunteer Opportunities

Alumni and Campus Events
Promote, attend and assist at alumni and student networking or fundraising events on or off campus. Events that are looking for alumni volunteers include: HEMI Derby Party, IT Expo and Senior Send-off

Career Panels
Share your experience with students by participating as part of an on-campus career panel.

Dean’s Luncheon Speakers
CECH Dean’s Luncheons are an opportunity to meet Dean Johnson and host a group of current students for lunch and networking. Alumni can share their career paths and unique experiences in a fun and casual environment.

Dinner with Bearcats
Dinner with Bearcats is an opportunity for UC alumni to host UC students for dinner and an evening of networking and socializing. Alumni can host dinners in their home or at a restaurant and will have the chance to interact with UC students and learn about the current student experience at UC while sharing their own stories.

Industry Connection
If you know of a co-op, internship or full-time opportunity within your company or organization, these positions can be shared on-campus to help connect our students.

Speak in a Classroom
Visit a classroom or attend a student organization meeting to share information about your career area.

Young Alumni Speaker Series
In partnership with the CECH Student Services Center, the Young Alumni Speaker Series was created as a retention tool- to provide students examples of how recent graduates found their inspiration on campus. Speakers are asked to share stories their educational journey and ways they found success on campus.


Higher Education Mentor Initiative (HEMI) Program

HEMI Mentors
The Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (HEMI) provides Hamilton County foster youth a long-term academic mentoring relationship that begins in high school and is focused on awareness of, preparation for, and completion of post-secondary education and training. Mentors will commit to a long-term mentoring relationship averaging two hours per week of personal interaction with their mentee.


Advancement and Transition Services (ATS) Program

Employment Partners
UC's Advancement and Transition Services (ATS) works to help teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities live more independent and fulfilled lives through vocational exploration. ATS is always seeking unpaid internship and paid employment opportunities for program participants. Employment partners are asked to make reasonable accommodations for program participants and provide an average of 10 hours of work per week.



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