Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with OLLI.

In addition to taking fascinating courses and participating in fun events, many of our members also volunteer. There are lots of flexible options to share your time and talents in a way that meets your interests and schedule. We rely on the active engagement and leadership of our members. Please consider where you might fit in.

 - expandAmbassadors

This is a great role for those who love to socialize and meet new people. Tasks include greeting members, taking attendance, collecting course evaluations, and addressing other needs of the class. Read more about Ambassadors.

 - expandCurriculum Committee

At the core of our Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is curriculum planning. As a member of this committee, you will help recruit instructors, solicit course proposals, and assist with the selection and scheduling of OLLI courses. Read more about the Curriculum Committee.

 - expandMembership & Marketing Committee

Share your enthusiasm about OLLI with others. This committee plans and coordinates activities to attract and welcome new members, as well as fun programs to make our current members keep coming back for more. Read more about the Membership & Marketing Committee.

 - expandOffice Support

If you have expertise with data entry, database development, paper or electronic filing systems, marketing, hospitality, or other related skills, perhaps you can offer some much-appreciated administrative support.

 - expandSpecial Interest Groups

Maybe you’d like to coordinate a study group or interest circle to explore a subject at a deeper level. As an interest group coordinator, you can determine the discussion platform, meeting frequency and location. Training and support are provided to help you get started. Read more about the Special Interest Groups Committee.

 - expandTeach

The ultimate volunteer experience! If you are current or retired faculty, or have an area of expertise that you are passionate about, let’s talk. We’re always interested in offering new courses. The first step is to submit a course proposal and your resume.

To submit a course proposal, please complete the Course Proposal Form.

 - expandTravel Committee

Share your love of travel to help us plan and promote fun, educational trips for our OLLI members. Help us research travel companies and tour options, both far and near, to provide unique learning experiences that meet the interests of our members. Read more about the Travel Committee.

 - expandVolunteer Coordination Committee

Our volunteer opportunities are growing by leaps and bounds and we could use some friendly, organized people to help us plan, recruit, schedule and train our volunteers so they have a great experience. If you love interacting with people, this is the perfect place for you! Read more about the Volunteer Coordination Committee.

Want more information? Complete our interest form and we'll contact you.

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