Why volunteer?


Milton’s Class Agents strengthen the bond that alumni have with each other and with the school. Your unique, person to person connections are the basis of a successful Milton Fund. As a Class Agent, you will be helping Milton by:

Leading by example. Show your commitment to Milton by giving early in the fiscal year. Educating your classmates on the importance of supporting the Milton Fund and increasing your class’s annual giving and Milton Fund participation. Serving as an ambassador. Class Agents stay in contact with their classmates regularly and provide feedback to the development office on classmates’ interests, concerns, news, and updated contact information.

Job Description

Class agents are responsible for providing leadership for the fundraising efforts of his or her class each year. Class agents should:

  • Make a gift to the Milton Fund that you feel good about. Making a gift early in the fiscal year is the best preparation for seeking equally generous and thoughtful gifts from others. Your gift will serve as an example for others to follow
  • Communicate regularly with your classmates via phone calls, emails, social media, etc.
  • Write letters to your classmates in the fall and spring.
  • Attend (schedule permitting) and encourage attendance of alumni events, campus happenings, and Class Reunions.
  • Identify members of your class who may have the capacity to make a leadership gift, and communicate specific donor interest and concerns to the development office.
  • Be knowledgeable about the careers and interests of fellow classmates.
  • Help in thanking classmates who have made gifts through thank you notes, personal phone calls, or e-mails.

 

AgentSphere Training Video


 

Interested in volunteering?


Contact your class liaison below:

Classes of 2016 - 1997
contact: Laura Wyrick
617-898-2388
laura_wyrick@milton.edu

Classes of 1996 and below
contact: Daniel Lamere
617-898-2297
Daniel_Lamere@milton.edu

 

Class Agent Resources

Why should I give to the Milton Fund?

Guide to Making a Gift

Milton Academy Giving Societies

Making a Successful Milton Fund Call

Phone Script

Email Templates

Class Letter Template

Milton Academy Quick Facts

Milton Fund Volunteer Handbook

AgentSphere Training Manual