Become a Volunteer

Make Use of Your

Time

We realize your time is valuable, which is why we have various opportunities that can suit your availability.

Cultivate Your

Talent

Looking to advance your skills? We can work with you on creating opportunities that further your professional or personal development.

Make an Impact with Your

Treasure

Sometimes our lives don’t afford us the opportunity to get involved as a volunteer. However, there are other ways to make a difference through the Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation.

Learning & Leadership Development Volunteers

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Fraternity Wide Positions

Board of Directors

The responsibility of the board of directors is to set policy and procedure to guide the fraternity into the future. It acts as the supreme governing body of the fraternity between meetings of the Chapter Congress. 

  • Time Commitment: 2-weekend in-person meetings per year, 2 hours per month committee/follow-up work 
  • Elected by the Chapter Congress

Chairman's Advisory Council

Serve on an advisory board for the Chairman and Executive Committee of the Fraternity Board of Directors discussing key strategic issues impacting the fraternity. 

  • Time Commitment: 3-4 one-hour calls per year 
  • Appointed by the Fraternity BOD Chairman and Fraternity CEO 

Foundation Board of Directors

Responsible for overseeing and enhancing the Alpha Kappa Psi endowment, and ensuring all funding is appropriately utilized, managed and distributed. All directors are responsible for assisting with developing and enhancing the size of foundation funding and are required to support associated tasks. 

  • Time Commitment: 2-weekend in-person meetings per year, 2 hours per month committee/follow-up work 
  • Elected by the Foundation voting members 

Education Contributor

Assist Alpha Kappa Psi staff in the design, development, and/or delivering of education content through webinars, e-Learnings, and other resources. 

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour 
  • The education department selects contributors based on educational content needs 

Fraternity Event Volunteers

Fraternity Event Presenters

Responsible for sharing knowledge with Alpha Kappa Psi members onsite at fraternity events. Fraternity event presenters include small group facilitators, breakout session speakers, keynote speakers, or various panelist roles.  

  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours of pre-event review of programming, 1 -2 hours onsite 
  • The education department selects presenters based on educational content needs and interest and experience of the presenter

Fraternity Event Support

Assist in registration check-in, merchandise sales, and general administrative duties at an event. Also, assist in welcoming attendees to the event and provide navigational directions throughout meeting space. 

  • Time Commitment: Approximately 1-2 hours per onsite event 
  • The event volunteer coordinator selects event support volunteer based on need

Case Competition: Judge

View onsite presentations by case competition teams provide written feedback and rate based on a set of criteria to determine the winner. 

  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours pre-event review of competition rules and criteria, 2 hours onsite 

Case Competition: Pre-Event Review Panelist

Review work submitted by case competition teams, provide feedback, and determine next round participants during the first round of competition.  

  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours 

Chapter Level Volunteers

Speaker

Deliver content on campus at a variety of events 

  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours of curriculum development and review, 1-hour onsite delivery  

Panelists

Participate as a panelist in a discussion on a variety of topics.  

  • Time Commitment: 1-2 hours or pre-event review of programming, 1 -2 hours onsite 

Mentor

Meet with the undergraduate student to provide guidance and counsel on a variety of topics.  

  • Time Commitment: 2 hours per month 

Micro Volunteers

Help with a variety of events on campus (fundraising walks, community service projects, etc.) 

  • Time Commitment: Varies 

Coorporate Tour Site Host

Offer an opportunity for student chapters to visit and tour your company.  

  • Time Commitment: Varies 

Committees and Task Forces

Special Interest Project

Participate in a special project for the fraternity or foundation. These positions are designed for individuals who wish to volunteer without being in a specific position. 

  • Time Commitment: Varies 
  • Appointed on an as needed basis by the project lead 

Chapter Growth & Development Volunteers

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Management Team

President

The presiding officer at all meetings of the Chapter Congress and the Management Team and shall have general supervision, direction, and control of the business and affairs of the fraternity subject to the direction of the board of directors and have such other duties and powers as may be prescribed from time to time by the board of directors. 

  • Time Commitment: 3-weekend in-person meetings per year, 1-2 hours per week 
  • Elected by the Chapter Congress 

Executive Vice President

The executive vice president shall assist the president and have such other duties as the president may direct. 

  • Time Commitment: 1- 2 weekend in-person meeting per year, 1-2 hours per week 
  • Elected by the Chapter Congress 

Vice President

Responsible for executing the tactical and strategic direction of fraternity operations based on strategic guidance from the board of directors \ while partnering with the fraternity staff. This role is also tasked with the administrative oversight of specific regions/regional directors.  

  • Time Commitment: 1-2 weekend in-person meeting per year, 2-3 hours per week 
  • Appointed by the Fraternity Board of Directors 

Regional Director

Charged with working closely with the chapter educational resource coordinator, regional volunteers, and the vice president to ensure a quality student experience. Through the support of effective chapter operations and the learning and development initiatives of the fraternity, the regional director has a lasting impact on the professional and personal growth of Alpha Kappa Psi students and volunteers. 

  • Time Commitment: 1-weekend in-person meeting per year, 3-5 hours per week 
  • Appointed by the Fraternity Board of Directors 

Regional Management Team

Section Director

A Section Director supervises Chapter Advisors within a Section, which is a specific geographical area within a Region.  The Section Director serves as a mentor and guide for the Chapter Advisors.  They also help drive Regional Management Team initiatives within the Section, working with the Regional Director and Regional Managers. 

  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per week 
  • Appointed by the Regional Director 

Chapter Advisor

Through mentoring chapter officers and working with the RMT and chapter educational resource coordinator, the chapter advisor ensures deadlines are met, finances are current, goals outlined in the Chapter Success Plan are achieved & risk issues are mitigated. 

  • Time Commitment: 1-weekend in-person training per year, 3-5 hours per week 
  • Appointed by the Regional Director 

Chapter Advisory Board Member

Tasked with the responsibility to assist the chapter and officers within a functional area to assist the chapter in reaching their goals as defined in the Chapter Success Plan. 

  • Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month 
  • Appointed by the Regional Director 

Regional Management Pool

The Regional Manager Pools are groups of volunteers that are trained to serve as subject matter experts, appointed to the position of Regional Manager. Regional Managers assist the Regional Management Team in a specific functional area in accordance with the goals of the Regional Success Plan.

Application

Position Description

Faculty Advisor

An active and professional faculty advisor is the main point of contact for the chapter to their school’s administration. A faculty advisor should be a liaison and a guide to an Alpha Kappa Psi chapter at their university and is not required to be a member of Alpha Kappa Psi. 

  • Time Commitment: 3-5 hours per month 
  • Appointed by the Regional Director

Functional Teams and Roles

Fraternity Ritual Team

Participates in chapter installations and other rituals to ensure proper execution of mitigation of risk. Available to provide educational support to chapters regarding The Ritual of Alpha Kappa Psi. 

  • Time Commitment: 1-weekend in-person training, 8 hours per year, per ritual 
  • Appointed through an application process.

Judiciary Committee - Member

Reviews any action by, of, or between chapter(s) or individuals which are deemed to be a violation of the governing documents of the fraternity. Assists in the development of educational resources to mitigate risk.  

  • Time Commitment: 1-weekend in-person meeting per year, 3-5 hours per month 
  • Appointed by the Fraternity Board of Directors 

Judiciary Committee - Independent Investigating Officer

Temporary consultant to the Judiciary Committee charged with conducting a single investigation of a chapter in response to specific allegations.  

  • Time Commitment: 15-30 hours per year 
  • Appointed by the Judiciary Committee Chairman 

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Meet Some of Our Volunteers

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Lindsey Lu-Pon
Chapter Advisory Board Member
“It’s amazing how you continue learning about yourself while helping others find their way.  Volunteering for AKPsi has also given me professional development opportunities. I’ve been able to enhance my skills related to etiquette, personal relationships and technology, which transfer well to my professional career.”
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Bruce Orvis
Faculty Advisor
“There is an intrinsic reward of watching shy and reserved individuals grow and mature into responsible young adults. It comes down to the “feel good” feeling you get when a part of something worthwhile and the knowledge you have helped “make a difference” for individuals.”
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Jamie Fuller
Creative Director
“I am grateful that I made the decision to step out of my comfort zone and become a fraternity volunteer. It has truly molded me into the professional I am today, and now I have no problem stepping up and taking a leadership role in any situation I’m faced!”
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Jean-Francois Lappas
Chapter Advisor
“Volunteering has forced me to become much more self-aware and reflective in order to ensure I provide the right advice in the right away. It’s also good to work for something greater than yourself; for a common cause that aims to make the world a little bit better.”
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