On Point for College
Campus Angel: Campus Angels are college employees/ partners who OPFC recognizes as individuals able to advocate for OPFC students at the campuses that our students attend. They demonstrate kindness, dedication, and the desire to work with OPFC students while keeping their best interests in mind. They refer students to different resources on/off campus, answers students’ questions, act as a liaison to OPFC students, staff, and college/ university employees, and they inform OPFC of any issues students may have. Time commitment: 1-2 hours each session, as needs arise.
Community Angel: Community angels are community members who demonstrate the kindness, dedication, and the desire to work with and advocate for OPFC students in professional and community based settings. Above all, they are individuals who believe in our program and want to assist in our mission. They help with everything from inviting OPFC students and graduates to events that foster networking, civic engagement, and sense of community. May also include providing opportunities for career awareness/exploration, cultural events, and professional development. Time commitment: 1-2 hours each session, as needs arise.
Community Connector: OPFC has newly awarded grant funding which has allowed us to dedicate resources to expand our volunteer program across all of the counties in which we serve. We are seeking individuals who are positioned with the knowledge, experience, and ability to act as a community liaison during our period of growth. This may include acting as a supporter of our mission at a community event, bridging introductions for staff, or building relationships with organizations to help us identify students in need of our services. Time commitment: As volunteer availability allows. Requires a high understanding of the OPFC mission.
Host a Presentation: Ask your employer to approve OPFC to deliver a presentation at your office, or make or donate a financial gift to OPFC and ask your company to match your donation.
About On Point for College
488 W. Onondaga St., Syracuse, NY 13202, US
We break down barriers that prevent young, underserved individuals from achieving education and career success.
On Point for College is a not-for-profit education and career attainment support program established in 1999. We aid individuals in overcoming the barriers to post-secondary education by helping them access and succeed in college and training and certificate programs.
We also help them leverage their skills and educations into meaningful employment opportunities. Since 1999, volunteers have played a critical role in making it possible for On Point to help more than 10,000 individuals pursue their dreams of higher education.