With the help of parent and family members like you, UCLA Office of Parent & Family Programs volunteers have already welcomed thousands of students and families to campus, provided assistance with campus initiatives, and supported the efforts of our office.

Volunteer participation is unquestionably vital to the success of UCLA programs and events throughout the year. Volunteers assist with event planning, outreach to other parents and families, student support and fundraising phone calls.

If you would like to be added to the Volunteer List and receive Monthly Updates about upcoming opportunities, complete the form here

Current and upcoming opportunities

  • Bruin Day (April; all day) | Transfer Bruin Day (May; all day)
    Welcome newly admitted students and families and help them decide if UCLA is the best fit for them.
  • Family Orientation (July-September)
    Join us on campus as we welcome new family members during a special discussion and lunch.
  • New Bruin Send-offs (July-September)
    Join us in welcoming students and their families into the Bruin family! Celebrate with proud parents, alumni and UCLA’s newest students in fun a way. These events take place regionally.
  • Move-In Weekend (September)
    Support new Bruin families as they move their students into the residence halls and speak about your experience transitioning to UCLA.
  • Bruin Family Weekend (Late October – Early November)
    Join us at our most popular event! There are a number of opportunities to get involved with Parents’ Weekend; helping Parent & Family Programs welcome families, answering questions and distributing giveaways are some of the few ways our parent volunteers help out!
  • Office assistance (ongoing)
    Periodic office tasks can use your support if you would like to spend a bit of time with our team when needed.

Check back here for future opportunities! In the meantime, explore this site to find out how you can: