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    On 6/29/16, Leah Jordan led a group of OLLI members to The Tea House on Los Rios, for an exceptionally delicious tasting of teas, pasteries, sandwiches and desserts. If you missed this, do not worry, as we plan to go again in 2017.

    On 6/29/16, Leah Jordan led a group of OLLI members to The Tea House on Los Rios, for an exceptionally delicious tasting of teas, pasteries, sandwiches and desserts. If you missed this, do not worry, as we plan to go again in 2017.

    On 6/29/16, Leah Jordan led a group of OLLI members to The Tea House on Los Rios, for an exceptionally delicious tasting of teas, pasteries, sandwiches and desserts. If you missed this, do not worry, as we plan to go again in 2017.

    On 6/29/16, Leah Jordan led a group of OLLI members to The Tea House on Los Rios, for an exceptionally delicious tasting of teas, pasteries, sandwiches and desserts. If you missed this, do not worry, as we plan to go again in 2017.

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Volunteering

OLLI at UCI offers a variety of involvement options. When you join as a member, you can participate in classes, special events, Club OLLI, Travel Talks and more. Also available are a wide range of volunteer opportunities.

How Can I Support OLLI?

Member participation in OLLI at U. C. Irvine sustains our ability to offer exciting courses and events at a reasonable cost. What can YOU do to assure our success?  Here is a listing of the type of opportunities that OLLI offers its members. If you have a skill or idea that isn’t listed, let us know.  We need your help!

Curriculum

  • Serve on one of the Curriculum Committees
  • Become a Developer of a course
  • Offer ideas for courses and /or travel
  • Edit course descriptions
  • Edit final catalog copy
  • Become a facilitator for a course

Finance

  • Serve on the Finance Committee
  • Assist in the management of budget issues

Fundraising

  • Serve on the committee
  • Explore ideas to increase OLLI’s revenue
  • Assist in the planning of fundraising events

Membership

  • Serve on the Membership Committee
  • Assist in planning of New Member Coffees
  • Offer ideas for Open House
  • Provide ways to connect with new members

Administrative

  • Offer technical assistance for facilitators
  • Train facilitators in use of technical equipment for class presentations
  • Assist in alphabetizing membership forms (twice a year)
  • Clerical help: copying forms, stuffing donor letters (twice a year)
  • Telephoning members to complete documentation of enrollment forms

Newsletter

  • Serve on the Newsletter Committee
  • Be a reporter, photographer
  • Contribute copy for the monthly newsletter

Outreach

  • Work with the Director of Outreach to seek areas of collaboration with various community agencies and groups with similar purposes
  • Coordinate OLLI publicity to increase recognition of organization

Academic Liaison

  • Become a member of the committee that will reacquaint key UCI faculty and staff with OLLI, seeking potential presenters

Course Developer

  • Serve on a Curriculum Committee

(Arts & Humanities; Science/Math/Technology, Social Sciences, Special Events)

  • Develop a new course for OLLI

Course Facilitator

  • Serve with one other OLLI member to welcome the presenter, greet the students, maintain class roster, hand out & collect forms, and attend a facilitator training class.
  • Become the Technician that assists the Presenter to use OLLI equipment in a smooth manner.

Events

  • Assist in planning for Annual Meeting in May; New Member Coffee (Sept/Feb); Open House (Aug/Jan).

Ready to Volunteer or Have More Questions About Volunteer Opportunities?

Send an email to olli@uci.edu, or call 949-451-1403.

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