Volunteer Opportunities

The Staff Association is always looking for committee members for the following committees. To join a committee, please complete the committee form.

Budget & Finance

Chaired by the SAEB Treasurer, the Budget & Finance Committee is responsible for monthly budget reports, special event budgets, and annual projections.


The Scholarship Committee is responsible for the Staff Association scholarship program. This includes program recommendations (criteria, timeline, etc.), reviewing scholarship applications, vetting applicant eligibility and selecting recipients for SAEB approval.

Networking Events

The Networking Events Committee is responsible for planning events that allow staff to meet and get to know each other outside of the office. Events can either be staff only or include friends and family. Event ideas include UC San Diego Night at the Padres, Broadway San Diego shows, and other community events where staff may want to congregate or receive a discount to attend due to group sales.


The Fundraising Committee is responsible for working with campus departments/organizations and local business to secure sponsorships and opportunity drawing items for Staff Association appreciation events, as well as, planning fundraising events for the Staff Association Scholarship Program.

Committee on Committees

The Committee on Committees is responsible for keeping track of Staff Association appointments on campus committees and making committee appointment recommendations to the SAEB.

Staff Appreciation Events

The Staff Appreciation Events Committee is responsible for working with Special Events and Protocol and the Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon planning group to plan annual staff appreciation events which are sponsored by the Staff Association.


The Communication Committee is responsible for communicating Staff Association events, programs, announcements and activities via the Staff Association website, social media accounts, listserv and campus notices. They will work with the Staff Association chair and committee chairs to promote items.

Engagement Survey Action Team

The Engagement Survey Action Team will include the Staff Association Chair, Chair-Elect and individuals who want to ensure action occurs as the result of the systemwide engagement survey. Responsibilities include planning survey results events, recommending action items and monitoring the progress of the action items.

Election Committee

The Election Committee is responsible for the annual SAEB elections which include creating a timeline, promoting the nomination period, reviewing nominations, promoting the voting period and working with HR to administer the voting process.

Professional Development & General Body Meetings

The Professional Development and General Body Meetings Committee is responsible for coordinating quarterly professional development and general body meetings for staff members.