Advisory volunteer roles involve longer-term, ongoing commitments. Committee size, composition, and rotations vary. Positions are filled as they open.

Member Services Committee

This committee works with the OLLI director and program coordinator to provide advice and guidance regarding ways to grow, serve, and engage the OLLI membership. Areas include volunteer services, Interest Circles, Clubs, events, and OLLI outreach activities.

Time commitment: Meets monthly.

Curriculum Committee

The members of this committee work with with the OLLI director to evaluate and assess current and past courses and faculty, as well as interview and evaluate prospective course instructors, insuring that OLLI maintains a vital and substantial program of high academic caliber covering diverse curriculum areas.

Time commitment: Six to ten meetings per year.

Development Committee

Gifts to OLLI contribute about 10% of the OLLI @Berkeley budget. The Development Committee members advises OLLI staff on fundraising goals and strategies and conducts funrsiaing outreach to OLLI members.

Time commitment: Six to ten meetings per year, with some additional responsibilities, such as making Annual Fund appeals in classes.

Lafayette Planning Committee

A partnership with the Lafayette Library and Learning Center to promote OLLI programs in Contra Costa County, the Task Force includes OLLI members residing in Contra Costa County and community leaders who work with the OLLI director to review proposed classes and program growth and to recommend community outreach opportunities.

Time Commitment: Meets 3-6 times a year.

Interest Circle Facilitator

Interest Circle Facilitators coordinate small groups of OLLI members to study a topic of mutual interest. The Facilitator schedules meetings, sends meeting reminders, and is a point of contact for new members. Interest Circle Facilitators coordinate a specific Interest Circle in which they are a ongoing participant.

Time Commitment: Depends on group meeting schedule.


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