Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer involvement through the Parents Programs strengthens the university and enables current and former parents to play an active role in the life of Johns Hopkins.

Hopkins Parents Council (HPC)
Join with 70+ enthusiastic Hopkins families from across the country and around the globe who provide leadership support for the Hopkins Parents Fund.  HPC members reach out to other Hopkins parents to enlist their support, are advocates in their home communities and meet twice yearly on the Homewood campus with university leaders and administrators. 

Hopkins Parent Ambassador
Join our 300+ current parent volunteers who share their time and JHU enthusiam to assist us with outreach activities that highlight the breadth of the Hopkins Student Experience and define the bond of being a part of the Hopkins Family. The Hopkins Parent Ambassador programs serves to nurture a strong community of JHU parents, to see that each parent feels a part of the JHU family while in their own home state or country.

  • Admission Volunteer
    Welcome the parents of newly accepted students at Accepted Student Receptions on campus and around the country.  Promote JHU by answering parent questions by phone or email.
  • Orientation Volunteers
    Staff the Parents Programs hospitality table during the Parents Reception in August and welcome new parents to campus.
  • Parents Fund Volunteers
    Share your time and enthusiasm about JHU by contacting other Hopkins parents to enlist their support for the Parents Fund.
  • Host a Reception
    University administration and faculty travel the country to meet parents in key cities throughout the year.  Host a reception in your home, office or club.
  • Career Center Volunteers
    Cooridnate your place of business with the JHU Career Center to provide valuable internship opportunities for students through the Parent Internship Network (PIN), and summer and full-time employment, or offer your expertise in a specific field providing career advice.
  • Welcome Call Volunteers
    Personally welcome the parents of newly accepted students and provide a local point of contact.