SPC Membership

SPC volunteers during Frosh Week!
SPC volunteers during our Bring Back the Bacon event, where we gave FREE pancake and bacon!

The Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) has the following 5 committees:

-Communications
-Education and Awareness
-Fundraising
-Grad Class
-Recruitment and Public Relations

With the leadership of the Executive Director and our dedicated volunteers, we form an amazing team!

We also have positions for general members that just want to help out too!

  • Executive Director

    Description and Requirements

     

    Director

    The Executive Director of the SMC Student Philanthropy Council will be responsible for leading the team of Directors and their Committees (Fundraising, Education & Awareness, Communications, Grad Class and Recruitment) to engage students with the importance of members of our St. Michael’s College community, including students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends of the college who give back their time (through volunteerism), talent (through mentorship) and treasure (through donations that improve the student experience) to make St. Michael’s College a better place.

    • *Chair monthly Student Philanthropy Council meetings and develop agenda
    • *Responsible for the proper running of the Student Philanthropy Council, including participating in SPC events, supervising the tasks of the executive, and other duties deemed necessary
    • *Be assigned activities and perform other duties as assigned from time to time
    • *Act as a liaison between the Development Officer, Students and Young Alumni and the Student Philanthropy Council
  • Communications

    Description and Requirements

     

    Director

    The Director of Communications is responsible for:

    • *Recruit a committee of student to take on the initiatives of the committee
    • *Feature philanthropic acts on campus via social media or any other medium deemed appropriate, including weekly Triple T Tuesday features
    • *Market the campaigns of the other SPC Committees and drive students to their events
    • *Run Facebook, Twitter and social media pages with content relevant to fundraising, volunteerism and the alumni community as it relates to SMC
    • *Develop one informational piece about those who give back their Time, Talent and Treasure to the SMC Community (can be a video, an infographic, or any other communications piece)
    • *Make a calendar for events of all committees for the semester to be sent out to execs
    • *Support the events of SPC’s other committees

    Ambassador/Committee Lead

    SPC Communications Ambassadors will continually practice their communication skills as they interview Triple T Tuesday features that demonstrate how St. Michael’s College students are giving back their Time, Talent and Treasure to improve the student experience. They will further develop this skill through running our social media pages, creating content about philanthropy on campus and running our blog.

  • Education and Awareness

    Description and Requirements

     

    Director

    The Director of Education & Awareness is responsible for:

    • *Recruiting a committee of students that will take on the initiatives of the committee
    • *Chair bi-weekly Education & Awareness meetings and develop agenda
    • *Host a minimum of 2 education/awareness events or initiatives per semester that generate engagement with the importance of those who give their Time, Talent and Treasure to St. Michael’s College
    • *Be responsible for the organization and implementation of these events
    • *Support the events of SPC’s other committees

    Ambassador/Committee Lead

    SPC Education & Awareness Ambassadors will sit as members of the Education & Awareness Committee and work as a team with the Director of Education & Awareness to host 2 initiatives per semester that promote the importance of those who give back their Time, Talent, and Treasure to improve the St. Michael’s College student experience.

  • Fundraising

    Description and Requirements

     

    Director

    The Director of Fundraising of the SMC Student Philanthropy Council will be responsible for:

    • *Recruiting a team of students for the Fundraising Committee that will take on the tasks of the Committee
    • *Chair bi-weekly Fundraising Committee meetings and develop agenda
    • *Host a minimum of 2 fundraisers per semester for the Student Innovation Fund
    • *Be responsible for the organization and implementation of these fundraisers & support the events of SPC’s other committees

    Ambassador/Committee Lead

    SPC Fundraising Ambassadors will sit as members of the Fundraising Committee and work as a team with the Director of Fundraising to run 2 fundraisers per semester for the Student Innovation Fund. The Fundraising Committee will encourage participation and engagement with their fundraisers and the importance that philanthropy plays on improving the St. Michael’s College student experience.

  • Grad Class

    Description and Requirements

     

    Director

    The Director of Grad Class Committee will be responsible for:

    • *Recruiting and leading a committee of students to take on the initiatives of the committee
    • *Organize a minimum of 2 initiatives or events per semester pertaining to life after graduation and student to alumni transition
    • *This includes organizing the voting for Grad Class Gift to determine what fundraising initiative the class will take on in order or leave their legacy on campus before they leave
    • *Create a Grad Class Gift video to encourage participation to launch in the winter semester
    • *Generate awareness about the Grad Class Gift to their peers & create regular social media presence on Student Philanthropy Council pages
    • *Promote the resources available to students and recent graduates/alumni that will help them with their transition from student to alumni (career, alumni benefits, alumni network, etc.)
    • *Support the events of SPC’s other committees

    Ambassador/Committee Lead

    SPC Grad Class Ambassadors will sit as members of the Grad Class Committee and work as a team with the Director of Grad Class to host 2 initiatives per semester in order to encourage participation in the Grad Class Gift and promote resources to seniors students that will help with the transition from student to alumni. Each year, senior students are asked to make a gift of their graduation year (ie $20.16) to purchase a landmark on campus that represents their year and to make a difference for students with a scholarship. Grad Class Committee will organize voting for the landmark and promote resources to senior students that will assist with the transition from student to alumni.

  • Recruitment and Public Relations

    Description and Requirements

     

    Director

    The Director(s) of Recruitment and Public Relations will be responsible for:

    • *Creating list-serv for upcoming events with opportunities for students to sign-up as volunteers (administered a minimum of once a month, with one week’s notice before events)
    • *Make/ keep updated a booklet about what SPC is to go over with new hires
    • *Interview all new applicants/ walk them through expectations
    • *Collect resumes from new applicants
    • *Attend all events from the other committees for a minimum of two hours (prep, event itself or clean up)

     

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