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At the heart of Stanford University's founding principles is "a desire to render the greatest possible service to mankind." That spirit of service lives on in our alumni. Each year, more than 11,000 Stanford alumni volunteer to serve the University from the foothills to the bay and beyond. Whether you're looking for a way to give of your time and talents on campus or closer to home, find your inspiration right here.

Explore Stanford volunteer opportunities


Volunteer right in your hometown alongside your local community of alumni.


Get social and join classmates in planning your reunion or an event for fellow alumni.


Interview prospective students, mentor current students or offer advice to recent grads as they begin their careers.


Connect with our vibrant arts community and historical society through service alongside other alums and classmates.


Enhance patient experience through a wide variety of non-clinical volunteer roles.


Help shape the future of the University, its students and the programs you love.


Connect and get connected with your built-in network of 205,000+ Stanford alumni.

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or give us a call at (650) 725-4340.

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Be inspired by alumni volunteers whose good works made an impact for the University.

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