The home show is Saturday March 17th! All volunteer assignments are listed in sign-up genius. Thank you in advance to all our parent and alumni volunteers who sign up to make the home show a success. We can’t do it without your help! Assignments are made on a first-come-first-serve basis so sign up today for the position you want before it’s gone!
BELOW IS A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF EACH POSITION AND REQUIRED DUTIES. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING YOU LIKE, GO TO OUR SIGN-UP GENIUS PAGE AND STAKE YOUR CLAIM
POSITION: SPECTATOR DOOR
There are two spectator door volunteers per shift. Spectator door volunteers stand at either side of the gym spectator entrance doors and check spectators for hand stamps, wrist bands, or NESBA badges for admittance. Spectator door volunteers ensure that doors are closed during group performances and opened between performances. NO ONE MAY PASS in or out during performances except judges and/or NESBA officials. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: FLOOR TRAFFIC MANAGER
There are two floor traffic managers per shift. Floor traffic managers are responsible for managing the cross-flow of performer and spectator traffic into the performance area (performers) and stands (spectators) Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: PERFORMER DOOR
There are two performer door volunteers per shift. Performer door volunteers stand at either side of the gym performer entrance doors and admit only performers for current performing group. Performer door volunteers ensure that doors are closed during group performances and opened between performances to admit the next peforming group. NO ONE MAY PASS in or out during performances except judges and/or NESBA officials. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: 50/50 Raffle
There are two 50/50 raffle volunteers per shift. 50/50 raffle volunteers canvass the spectators between performances and sell raffle tickets for the 50/50 raffle. The winner of this popular event gets drawn during the awards ceremony at the end of the show. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Admissions Desk
There are two admissions desk volunteers per shift. Admissions desk volunteers staff the table at the entrance to the building and take money for admission to the show and apply the hand stamp indicating payment has been made. Admission rates as follows: Adults-$10, Students-$8, Children under 5 are free. Performers (wearing wrist bands), staff (with wrist bands or NESBA badges), and officials displaying NESBA badges do not need to pay for admission. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Sales Table
There is one sales table volunteer per shift. Sales table volunteers staff the table in the hallway outside the gym and sell any available promotional items such as sandals, tush cush, foam fingers, additional raffles, etc. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Volunteer Desk
There is one volunteer desk volunteer per shift. Volunteer desk volunteers staff the table in the hallway outside the Band Room and sign in volunteers as they arrive. Volunteers are either hand-stamped, or badged, and sent off to their respective positions as shown on the sign-in log. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Registration Desk
There are two registration desk volunteers per shift. Registration desk volunteers check in performing groups as they arrive. Registration desk volunteers take payment as required from performing groups that owe fees and issue wrist bands to all performers and to staff displaying a NESBA badge. Anyone who is not a performer, and doesn’t have a NESBA badge needs to be directed to the Admissions Desk at the main entrance to the gym to pay admission and receive a hand stamp. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Equipment Load-in
There are two equipment load-in volunteers per shift. Equipment load-in volunteers oversee incoming groups as they unload their trucks and bring their instruments and equipment into the school. Equipment load-in volunteers will be provided with a map of classroom assignments that each incoming group is assigned to. MHS students will be on-hand as guides to bring the groups to their assigned classrooms. Only students and staff from the incoming groups handle equipment, volunteers provide guidance but do not lift or move equipment. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Equipment Load-out
There are two equipment load-out volunteers per shift. Equipment load-out volunteers oversee outgoing groups as they unload their instruments and equipment from the school and reload their trucks. Only students and staff from the outgoing groups handle equipment, volunteers provide guidance but do not lift or move equipment. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Bus Parking
There are three bus parking volunteers per shift. Bus parking volunteers intercept buses as they arrive at the parking lot, give drivers a map and direct them to the back of the school to park. You will also provide direction as needed to spectators, sending them to student and teacher parking areas with overflow to QMS and/or JJ lots. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Kitchen Help
There are six kitchen help volunteers per shift. Kitchen help volunteers do food prep, serve, and cleanup as well as cashier duty. The kitchen is open for business from 2:00 until 9:00pm. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Donations Coordinator
The Donations Coordinator is responsible for identifying a list of needed donations of foods and drinks in advance of the show date, reconciling donated items vs. the list, and communicating donations status to the rest of the band parents. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Program Coordinator
The Program Coordinator is responsible for enlisting students to canvass local businesses to garner donations in exchange for printed ads in the show program booklet and online ads on the band parents website. The program coordinator is also responsible for setting a print deadline and collecting donations and ad artwork in a timely manner to coincide with the print deadline. The Program Coordinator will strive to find a local printer that will perform print and bindery service at no charge, possibly in exchange for a “thank you” ad in the program booklet. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Candygram Table
The Candygram operatives staff a table in the cafeteria and create a goody bag for each unit in the show. As units pass through, the COs sell candy bars to parents and spectators for the students in the unit, label each candybar sold with the student’s name, and place it into the unit’s bag for distribution prior to awards. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: Group Lead/Timekeeper
The group lead is responsible for keeping the show running on schedule, coordination of groups moving into practice area, and line-up/entry into performance area. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
Floaters oversee all positions and are available to fill in unplanned gaps in key positions until permanent arrangements can be made. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!
POSITION: POPCORN/COTTON CANDY TABLE
The POPCORN/COTTON CANDY table volunteers will staff a table in the cafeteria and serve up popcorn and Cotton Candy as needed. Want to do this?? Sign up now!!!