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Scholarship Readers

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Title: Scholarship Readers 


 Seeking alumnae who are committed to providing scholarships and funding for leadership/empowerment educational opportunities to serve on the Reading Team for the Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation Scholarship Program.   


Scholarship Readers read, evaluate and score the essay portion of undergraduate and graduate/professional school scholarship applications.



Responsibilities Include: 

  • Participate in reading team training via conference call or completing recorded training.

  • Training time commitment: 2 hours, 1 hour to review mailed/emailed training material, 1 hour live/online or recorded training.

  • Read and score approximately 20 scholarship essays (1-2 500 word essays per applicant).

  • Reading time commitment: 5-10 hours over the course of the time frame you choose in January. 


Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree attained at least 5 years ago.

  • Desire to serve the sorority in the capacity of reading and evaluating scholarship applicants.

  • Resume or life description required with application.

Kindness Committee

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Title: Kindness Committee 


The mission of the committee is to create training materials and programs that sustain a culture of empathy, trust and compassion.  The goal of the Kindness Committee is for our organization to be leaders in Kindness 


Time Requirement: 3 volunteers for 1 full year commitment at 5 hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. 


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Identifying, evaluating, and recommending potential Kindness partners

  • Define evaluation framework for kindness initiatives

  • Ensure robust regional and operations leadership endorsement for kindness recommendations  

  • Defining KPI Targets

Help to identify and deliver key change management activities 
Wellness Initiative Committee

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Title: Wellness Initiative Committee 


The mission of the committee is to foster a sorority life experience that encourages mental health and physical health and encourages healthy lifestyle choices.  The goal of the Wellness Initiative Committee is to increase awareness and resources that increase mental health and physical health.  


Time Requirement: 8 volunteers for a 2 full year commitment at 5 hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. 


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Initiating and overseeing wellness programming at the collegiate and alumnae level

  • Provide education to members on mental health and physical health

  • Create a resource guide for members related to mental and physical health concerns

  • Develop a wellness page on sorority website and provide content for members

  • Promote chapter awareness of local resources for mental and physical health

Communications Committee -  Educational Foundation

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Title: Communications Committee 


Reports to: Educational Foundation Board Member 


Time Requirement: 1 full year at 3  hours/week depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. Full committee will be 4 members. 


Additional Requirements: Volunteers should be knowledgeable of social media and technology savvy. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Helping to reach out to past Scholarship recipients to be highlighted and reconnect them with the Educational Foundation.

  • Help in building more advocates and recognizing them.

  • Researching other ways to encourage advocacy and giving.

  • Help in promoting on social channels and investigating emerging ones.

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job.

Program Review Committee

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Title: Program Review Committee 


Reports to: IGB Board Member 


Time Requirement: 1 full year at 2 - 3  hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. Full committee will be 5 members. 


Additional Requirements: Volunteers should be knowledgeable of programs that are currently being implemented in chapters; experience in program and student development; knowledge/experience with social justice initiatives. 



Responsibilities Include:

  • Reviewing all current programs to ensure that they are aligned with best practices and focused on  creating a sense of belonging for our sisters.

  • Review program materials to recommend any needed updates.

  • Assist with piloting programs or focus groups as necessary.


DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job.
Policy Committee - Housing

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Title: National Housing Corporation (NHC) Policy Committee Member 


Reports to: NHC Board Member 


Time Requirement: 1 full year at 2-6 hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. 


Additional Requirements: Must have lived in an official housed property in their undergraduate years, or have had a suite or lodge at their campus. 


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Creating policy for all DphiE houses, suites and lodges

  • Reviewing current policies to make sure they are current

  • Writing policies to replace any where needed

  • Formulating new policies when needed


DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job.
Extenuating Circumstances Committee - Housing

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Title: Extenuating Circumstances Committee - Housing 


Reports to: NHC Board Member 


Time Requirement: 1 full year at 5-10 hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. 


Additional Requirements: Volunteers should be at least 4 years removed from their undergraduate experience, have experience as a collegian or CAB member of a chapter with a communal living area; expertise in law, finance, social work, higher education, wellness or community building preferred. 


Responsibilities Include: Reviewing requests for altering housing contracts and make recommendations based on their review. 


DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job.
Chapter Advisory Board Member

Title: Chapter Advisory Board Member 

  Operations, Programming, Recruitment, Membership Development, Academic Affairs, Sisterhood and House Management 

Reports to: Lead Advisor 

Delta Phi Epsilon is an enterprise consisting of three non-profit organizations working toward a mission to create a sisterhood experience rich with tradition, innovation, and opportunities for growth. Delta Phi Epsilon is constantly evolving and seeks to positively impact not only the lives of its more than 10,000 collegiate members and 55,000 alumnae members worldwide, but also the sorority experience, as a whole. Our focus on creating a sense of belonging is intentional, and a culture of inclusion, integrity, and innovation is always our top priority. 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

These positions are key in assisting each chapter in operating and receiving the appropriate support of work to be successful. The chapter advisory board (CAB) positons are a unique opportunity to mentor and connect with student leaders and support them in their collegiate sorority experience. All advisors must participate in training provided by the International organization. 

CAB members are expected to work collaboratively and cooperatively with each other, the campus, and IHQ within the parameters of all campus, local and DPhiE International bylaws, policies and regulations. 

These volunteer roles are open to DPhiE alumnae, campus-based professionals and faculty members. These positions may be held by volunteers who are not members of Delta Phi Epsilon. 

Time Requirement: The time commitment of a CAB member is a minimum of 10 hours per month (less when classes are not in session), including evenings and weekends, and reasonable availability to chapter members via phone, email, text, and in-person or video-call meetings. When classes are virtual, commitment remains the same, just in a virtual aspect. 

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities): 

• Support the chapter leadership member via biweekly or monthly meetings. 

• Serves as a liaison between the leadership member/chapter and the CAB. 

• Collaborate with the CAB by participating in semester CAB meetings. 

• Collaborate with the CAB and LT to participate in a yearly retreat/transition. 

• Attend chapter meetings and events as you are able to. 

• Attend position-specific meetings, events and oversight:

• Attend any virtual trainings or webinars that IHQ plans/facilitates that are specific to your position. 

• Utilizes the Keys Basics to provide quality customer service to our members, host institution, and vendors. 

• Support the leadership team member in the planning and execution of her duties. 

• Attend any campus-sponsored advisor training and programming. 

• Upholds the vision, mission, purpose, and values of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. 

• Members will abide by the Alumnae Expectations of Membership (available in the Officer Portal Document Library). 

ASSESSMENT & LENGTH OF SERVICE: 

Service as a CAB member is on an at-will basis, if at any t i m e the volunteer or IHQ feels that it is in the best interest of the organization, or volunteer, for service to end, it will. We ask that you do not take on an advisory board role without the intention of working with a chapter for at least one year. 

As outlined in the Core Competencies of Delta Phi Epsilon Staff & Volunteers, CAB members should have skills in the following areas: Leadership, Mentor, Communication, Resiliency, Inclusion, Fiscal Responsibility and Integrity. 

RELATIONSHIPS: 

Internal: Maintains close contact with fellow CAB members, lead advisor, staff and chapter members to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel. 

External: Maintains contact with external groups such as university staff and faculty to gauge issues and problem solve. 

DISCLAIMER: 

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job. 

Major Gifts Committee

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Title: Major Gifts Committee 


Reports to: Educational Foundation Board Member 


Time Requirement: 1 full year at 20 hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. Possibly more hours when major campaigns are active. Full committee will be 5 members. 


Additional Requirements: The volunteers should feel comfortable talking with potential donors about the Foundation and be able to build relationships. They also need to be comfortable with cold calling. 


The mission of the committee is to spearhead the fundraising efforts of the Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation, specifically major campaigns set-forth by the foundation.  The Committee will work in partnership with the staff to execute the fundraising initiatives of any campaign by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding potential major donors.  


Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifying Prospective Major Donors

  • Suggest names and prospects for MG lists for review. 

  • Generating timetables for the Identification, education, cultivation and solicitation of prospects.

  • Attend cultivation receptions with potential donors.

  • Attend and initiate face-to-face meetings with potential donors.

  • Follow through on work produced at the committee meeting (i.e. contact prospects, solicit appropriate donors etc.). 

  • Participate in monthly meetings to review plans, progress and timetable.

  • Recommend and participate in strategies to optimize results. 

  • Be an advocate for the Delta Phi Epsilon Education Foundation and for the work set forth by the Foundation and any campaigns. 

  • Maintain the confidentiality of all information related to fundraising for your organization, including prospects and donors.

  • Make a donation to the MG campaign to show support for the cause.   


DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

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Title: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Member 


Reports to: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair


Time Requirement: 1 full year at 5-10 hours/month depending on the scope and nature of assigned projects. 


POSITION SUMMARY: Members of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee are responsible for developing processes, protocols, resources, and program initiatives that directly relate to the strategic goals of the International Governing Board and the recommended practices as noted in the 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion membership survey report.  Committee members are expected to respond to the Chair within 24 hours of inquiries. Additionally, they are expected to participate in monthly progress calls set up by the Committee Chair.


DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of volunteers in this role. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of volunteers assigned to this job.