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UT VolCorps Program

The VolCorps Program is an umbrella organization that brings together:

  • Ambassadors – Members work primarily as the official tour guides of the university.
  • ME4UT – Members work with diversity recruitment programs.
  • Volunteer Team – Members work primarily with prospective student athletes.
    • For more information, please email Kelly Bryan at kelly@utk.edu.

Students who are VolCorps Program members work with admission recruitment programs and provide support for the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Ambassadors

The Ambassadors are the principal student liaisons for prospective students and their parents visiting the UT campus. These students play an integral role by aiding in the recruitment of the best and brightest future Vols through the UT Campus Visit Program. The Ambassadors lead daily campus tours for visiting families and giving a student’s perspective of what it’s like to be a true Volunteer at the University of Tennessee.

Applications are due Thursday, February 8, 2018 by NOON.  Applications are available online at https://goo.gl/forms/IkKRkw40sdCL9o0V2.  Sign-ups for interviews are also online, and a link will be provided once you submit your application.

Want to learn more? Drop by one of our informal meeting and have your questions answered!  While not required, we will have two informal meeting times for anyone who wants to learn more.

On Wednesday, January 24th, from 5-9pm at Chipotle on the Strip, the Ambassadors are hosting a fundraiser to raise money to attend a student conference.  Stop by, eat (if you want), and meet some of our current members!

On Tuesday, January 30th, from 5-7pm at the UT Visitors Center (across from Sorority Village), the Ambassadors will be available for you to stop by, tour the Visitors Center, and see what they do every day.

If you have any questions throughout the application and interview process, please contact our Recruitment Chair, Maggie Sparks, at msparks6@vols.utk.edu.

ME4UT

ME4UTFall2014 The Minority Enhancement for the University of Tennessee (ME4UT) team aids the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in recruiting and developing relationships with multicultural students.

ME4UT promotes diversity and inclusion through the planning and implementation of overnight visit programs, campus tours, school presentations, additional on-campus programming, and outreach in the local community.

ME4UT accepts about 15-20 new members each year through a competitive application and interview process. The application will be available in November 15, 2017. Both the application and a Job Reference Form must be filled out by 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, February 5, 2018. Your Job Reference Form must be completed by the same time and turned into the Undergraduate Admissions office at 320 Student Services Building. Sign-ups for first round interviews will be available when you complete the application form and are on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions, please e-mail our Recruitment Chair, Kiah Albritton at kalbrit1@vols.utk.edu. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ME4UT.

Volunteer Team

This team meets with and provides important information to prospective athletes and their families. Team members have the opportunity to share their knowledge of UT and its great traditions, including the outstanding varsity athletic programs.

Download an application here.  Applications are due Friday, January 26 by noon.  Applications must be turned into the Undergraduate Admissions office at 320 Student Services Building.  You will sign up for a first round interview when you turn in your application.  Applications turned in earlier will have a better selection of first round interview times.

Volunteer Team Interest Meetings
January 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. | HSS, Room 71
January 22, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. | Sorority Village Center Multipurpose Room

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