Volunteer Program

Students
Why would you want to volunteer at the UNL Student Money Management Center?

Any UNL student is encouraged to volunteer at the UNL Student Money Management Center.

  • Improve Your Resume
  • Gain Important Career Skills
  • Meet New People
  • Help Other Students Become Financially Successful
What do volunteers do?

Volunteers have the opportunity to assist with a variety of volunteer projects, which are listed below.

Volunteers have the opportunity to make suggestions for program improvements, make suggestions for new program activities, assist in building awareness of the program, and create opportunities for campus collaborations & partnerships.

What are the requirements to become a volunteer?

There are no set requirements for volunteers. You do not need to be a financial guru, but some financial knowledge is helpful. You do need to have a passion for financial literacy.


If You Like to Meet People: Money Smart Street Team

If you're outgoing & fun, you would love representing the UNL SMMC at our information booths at a variety of UNL and community events. At these booths, we distribute money management resources, have participants complete educational activities, and answer questions about the UNL Student Money Management Center.

Details:

  • Most events last about 2 hours.
  • We would ask you ahead of time if you are available on the requested date and time.
  • There are usually at least 2 people at information booths at a time.

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If You Like to Write: Money Smart Articles

We are always looking for articles about money management topics - written by students, for students. We publish these articles in a variety of publications.

    Money Smart Articles Details:

    • Need to be 500 words or less.
    • Need to focus on helping other students learn money management skills.
    • Must be entertaining and enjoyable to read.
    • Needed throughout the year, so articles can be submitted throughout the semester.
    • Many students enjoy writing about their own personal financial success stories.

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If You Like Graphic Design: Bulletin Board Kits

If you are creative and love graphic design, we are always in need of students to design bulletin board kits for residence halls and Greek houses.

Bulletin Board Kit Details:

  • Must focus on helping other students learn money management skills.
  • Must be entertaining and enjoyable to read.
  • Needed throughout the year, so can be submitted throughout the semester.
  • Can be created in any program (InDesign, Publisher, etc.) and turned into a PDF.
  • Completed kits are posted on the UNL Student Money Management Center website and are available for student leaders to download and print.

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If You Would Like to Promote Good Savings Habits: UNL Money Smart Social Media Ambassadors

UNL SAVES is a campus-wide effort to empower UNL students to help other students increase their savings and their financial literacy.

Details:

  • UNL SAVES ambassadors spend a few minutes a week sharing financial education posts on Facebook, Twitter, and other relevant social media channels.

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