How To Volunteer
Here's a sampling of some of our volunteer needs - please see the Sign Up Genius for these and more ways to help the band! Sign Ups for Chaperones will appear on a separate Sign Up on an as needed basis.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize activities that band members participate in outside of required rehearsal time (ex. Nighttime activities), organize necessary supplies for away camp, organize chaperones for both home (and away camp if applicable), collect and organize water/snacks.
TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 meetings prior to commencement of band camp.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Handling and transporting front ensemble/pit equipment at practices, shows, and competitions.
TIME COMMITMENT: Friday night home games beginning at 5 pm and all competitions; assist at rehearsals.
RESPONSIBILITIES: With the help of the VP of Fundraising, find funding sources and fundraisers, organize volunteers as needed, find corporate sponsorships, etc.
TIME COMMITMENT: Varies by project, ongoing throughout the year.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate and build props; coordinate volunteers to handle props at all shows and competitions.
TIME COMMITMENT: Several meetings prior to season to build props; Friday night home games and all competitions.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Secure transportation (buses) for away games, competitions, MPA, etc. Keep a chart of people available to pull the trailers. Coordinate with the treasurer to have deposits paid, etc.
TIME COMMITMENT: Several hours prior to the start of the season to secure contracts. 1 hour a week to communicate with bus companies if there are time/location changes.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Order/organize/measure for all marching band uniforms. Order/organize/measure for all concert band attire.
TIME COMMITMENT: Several days prior to marching band season over the summer (all day). Friday night home games and all competitions. Concert attire: several days in early fall to measure, order and distribute all uniforms as well as availability throughout the year for re-orders if needed.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize all activities for marching Senior Night and senior recognition at the spring concert such as order and pick up flowers/balloons, etc.
TIME COMMITMENT: Several meetings prior to Senior Night and the spring concert; must be able to attend Senior Night.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize and execute band banquet at the end of the year.
TIME COMMITMENT: Several meetings prior to band banquet in fall and spring.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize 8th grade tailgate night and Friday night pizza sales during the football season plus any additional tailgates/social events (does not include band banquet) such as parent nights out/mom's nights out.
TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 hours in the weeks prior to the events and 2-4 hours the evening of the events.
(COLOR GUARD PARENTS PLEASE!)
RESPONSIBILIITES: Organize uniforms and costumes as needed for the Guard.
TIME COMMITMENT: Several meetings prior to season; Friday night home games and all competitions.
BAND MEMBER MEALS
RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize/order/serve all meals to marching band members prior to home games and assist with band camp meals as needed.
TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 hours a week during marching season and 2-4 hours on Fridays before all home games.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Put out information on applications for scholarship, find judging committee members, announce winner & handle all financial aspects including fundraising as needed
TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 hours to review applicants.