Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association Volunteer Guidelines & Expectations

What is an Alumni Volunteer?

Cal Poly Pomona alumni volunteers are individuals who freely choose to donate their time and resources to assist Cal Poly Pomona in the following ways:

  • Program or event panelist, speaker, moderator, or facilitator
  • College or University based board or advisory member
  • Alumni Association chapter leader
  • Mentor, including in person or virtual

Without the promise or expectation of receiving compensation for their services.

Volunteer Expectations & Guidelines

  • Act in a professional manner as a representative of Cal Poly Pomona University
  • Respect, uphold and support the vision, mission, and strategic initiatives of the Cal Poly Pomona and/or Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association.
  • Serve as a Cal Poly Pomona champion and goodwill ambassador among peers and in the community.
  • Know general facts about the university, as well as how to refer others to the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association website and social media.
  • Share your Cal Poly Pomona experience and how it has prepared you for success after college with fellow alumni, students, prospective students and families.
  • Do not make any comment or promise regarding the possibility of a student’s admissibility
  • Identify yourself as a Cal Poly Pomona alumni volunteer.
  • A Cal Poly Pomona volunteer is expected to abide by Cal Poly Pomona policies and regulations that govern their actions, including but not limited to those of prohibited against discrimination and harassment, ethical behavior, confidentiality, financial responsibility safety, and substance use.


  • Effective communicator
  • Enthusiasm for Cal Poly Pomona
  • Ability and desire to interact with people from different backgrounds
  • Ideology aligned with Cal Poly Pomona’s goals and objectives