NC State
Parents & Families Services

Parent Allies are NC State students that have been selected to provide support and leadership to the NC State Office of Parents & Families Services. These students assist in the programming, communications and services provided to parents and families of current NC State students.

Applications for the 2018-2019 year will open in March 2018.

Who is an ideal Parent Ally?

  • A positive role model who is actively involved – both in and outside of the classroom.
  • Comfortable leading group discussions and working closely with parents, staff, students and faculty.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Professional, confident and articulate.
  • Outgoing and friendly.

What are the qualifications?

  • Undergraduate student who will be enrolled for the entire 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Eligible students must have accumulated 30+ credits by the beginning of the 2018 fall semester.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Considered an upstanding member of the NC State community who does not have a student conduct record with the University.

What are the time commitments?

  • Participate in all aspects of PFS Sponsored events: Parents & Families Weekend and Spring Fling
  • Participate in our annual  parent leadership training program and staff retreat
  • Fulfill a min. of 1.5 office hours bi-weekly between Sept-Nov and Jan-April (December and May will be scheduled based upon availability)
  • Monthly meetings during the academic year

Interested or have more questions? Email the Parents’ HelpLine at today.