Title: Community Engagement Chair
The Community Engagement chair will serve as the primary liaison to the Office of Community and University Engagement on all community service initiatives, ensuring alignment and consistency across the program. The Community Engagement chair will assist with communicating to the student-athlete body while helping to increase overall participation and accountability in community service events and opportunities. He/she is responsible for creating connections with central campus organizations, developing a criteria that aligns with SAAC and Michigan Athletics. In addition to maintaining an open line of communication between the athletic department and student-athletes, the chair will also oversee the Mock Rock lead and his/her’s team and budget. He/She will be responsible for ensuring that this committee uses any and all resources available to them for the advancement of the community service program.
The Community Service Chair can expect to work 2-4 hours a week (minimum). This includes the following:
The Community Service Chair will gain experience working with outside organizations while also marketing opportunities and events to potential student-athlete volunteers for participation. They will hone their event planning and organizational skills as they coordinate and participate in a variety of community service events (in collaboration with SAAC and the Office of Community and University Engagement). They will also have an opportunity to network with people across campus, city and state while understanding NCAA and Michigan athletics compliance guidelines. In addition, the chair will work with a diverse range of Michigan Athletic department administration, staff and coaches.