Parent and Family Volunteers

The?Parent & Family Volunteer?Program serves to nurture a strong community of Boston University parents. The goal of Parent Volunteers is to keep the BU spirit strong on campus and at home.?Volunteers are supported by the Dean of Students’ Office.

How to get involved as a Volunteer

  • Attend Orientation (June/July/August/January)? or a Parent & Family Pit Stop (August/September/January) to connect with parents of incoming freshmen and answer questions and share your experience as a current BU parent.
  • Host a BU Parent reception?in your community for current parents, Parents Program staff, and Dean of Students staff to allow current parents the opportunity to connect with members of the BU community off-campus.
  • Support?Alternative Service Breaks groups (December/March) by providing overnight accommodations, donating gas cards,?restaurant, or grocery store gift cards, or providing students with a home-cooked meal.
  • Attend Admissions Information Receptions (September)?and Admissions Admitted Student Receptions (March/April) to share your personal BU experience with prospective parents in your area.

Application form

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with BU’s Parent & Family Volunteer Program. Please fill out the form below to be informed via email about upcoming volunteer opportunities. Items with an * are required.