Volunteer Opportunities in OLLI
There are many ways to volunteer for OLLI. Below are several options. For information about any of these, or to discuss your options, call 826-5880 or e-mail.
- Be an OLLI ambassador:
Share your OLLI experience with friends, neighbors, coworkers or other organizations you belong to.
- Teach an OLLI course:
Do you want to share your passion, develop innovative learning experiences and inspire others to learn without burden of grades or homework? Get more information about proposing an OLLI course here.
- Assist in the classroom:
Work behind the scenes to help courses run smoothly, interact with faculty and students. A training is held each semester. See the current calendar.
- Join the OLLI Curriculum Committee:
Develop classes, interact with community. Meets every other Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon, Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, room 110. For information about joining the committee, call 826-3743. See "Propose a Course" for the names of the current Curriculum Committee.
- Join the OLLI Finance & Fundraising Committee:
helps manage fund development and goal setting to provide a variety of affordable lifelong learning experiences. If you have questions, or want to get involved, contact the OLLI Director: (707) 826-3743. Members of the OLLI Finance and Fundraising Committee are: Rollie Lamberson, Chair; Kim Laney, Carl Hansen, Sheila Rocker Heppe, Sam Pennisi, Kimberley Pittman-Shulz, Ed Subkis, Rick Vrem, and Buzz Webb
- Use your skills:
Do you like organizing social events, writing articles or blogs, taking photographs, or traveling? Are there other skills or connections that you have and would like to use to support OLLI? Call 826-5880.
OLLI Special Interest Groups
Special Interest Groups are for OLLI members only, and students are required to pay a per-session or yearly fee. See all the Special Interest Groups.
Friends of OLLI
The Friends of OLLI are community members who have contributed an additional monetary gift to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Humboldt State University. Their generous financial support helps OLLI at HSU keep classes affordable and available throughout the community. See details on how to become a Friend of OLLI and for a list of the names of all the Friends of OLLI on this site.
OLLI at HSU benefits from collaborations with many non-profit and governmental organizations. We greatly appreciate their support of lifelong learning in our community. See the list of the OLLI Partners.