Volunteering Opportunities

As an ACT volunteer you can provide a variety of pro bono consulting services. Options vary in scope, team size, time commitment, time of year, and duration of service.

Type of Service Scope Team Size Duration Volunteer Time Contribution
Full Team Project High-priority organizational challenge involving strategy or management
  • 5-8 consultants
  • 1-2 project leaders
6 months
  • Team member: 2-4 hours per week
  • Project leader: 3-5 hours per week
Fast Track Project Focused, specific organizational issue
  • 2-3 consultants
3 months
  • 1-3 hours per week per volunteer; 25-30 hours total per volunteer
Springboard Session A clearly defined challenge in need of creative ideas to address
  • 4-6 consultants
partial day
  • 2 hours plus 1 hour prep time per volunteer

About ACT Consulting Projects

Explore to learn more about project types, roles on projects, ACT’s project cycle, and discover which might suit your background, availability, and interests.

About ACT Springboard Sessions

ACT Springboards provide a quick and fun way to engage with a nonprofit, brainstorming ideas to address the client’s specific organizational challenge.

Classmates Involved With ACT

ACT engages alumni volunteers across degrees (MBA, MS, SEP, and PhD) and spanning decades of classes. See if any of your classmates or colleagues have participated with ACT.

Alumni Spotlight
Full Team Consultant, Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies
MBA 1988

“The ACT team members were simply an incredible collection of alums. Besides getting the project done, we got to know each other outside of the project. Trust me, lives were changed as a result of those — outside the project — interactions. All Stanford GSB alums should volunteer for ACT!”


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