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Athletics Volunteer Interest Application

Volunteers for the Athletic Department Needed for 2012-13

We are looking for the following:

High School

v      Game Help (crowd management, game set up, clean up, hospitality, score keeping, etc.)

v      Special Events/Activities (planning, organizing, promoting)

v      Equipment Managers

v      Booster Organization (for all sports)

v      Fundraisers

v      Assisting coaches

v      Concessions Stands

Middle School

v      Game Help (crowd management, game set up, clean up, hospitality, score keeping, etc.)

v      Special Events/Activities (planning, organizing, promoting)

v      Equipment Managers

v      Booster Organization (for all sports)

v      Fundraisers

v      Assisting coaches

v      Concessions Stands

Elementary

v      Volunteer Coaches for Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country and Basketball

v      Game Help (crowd management, game set up, clean up, hospitality, score keeping, etc.)

v      Special Events/Activities (planning, organizing, promoting)

v      Equipment Managers

v      Concessions Stands

 

 

 

All Volunteers MUST:

  • Clear a REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECK  and complete a Volunteer Application Form or Volunteer Application in Spanish
  • Have a commitment to the role for which they volunteer
  • Be reliable and consistent in the role they serve as a volunteer
  • Have a strong desire for students to improve their overall school performance academically and athletically
  • Have a positive impact on students and appropriate student/adult relationships and interactions
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all other school personnel, coaches, other volunteers and parents
  • Possess some specialized knowledge or experience in the role for which they volunteer
  • Be willing to participate in staff trainings and staff meetings
  • Have a focus to improve the educational experience for all students in your role as a volunteer
  • Be an ambassador for all Grand Rapids Public Schools programs by speaking positively about the district and the work it does on behalf of all students

Contact Us:

High Schools

  • Creston                                 Justin Walker                                    (616) 819-2412   walkerju@grps.org
  • Ottawa                                   Marcus Harris                                  (616) 819-2879   harrismar@grps.org
  • Union                                     Brian Wildeboer                              (616) 819-3168   wildeboerb@grps.org

Middle Schools

  • All Middle Schools          Chelsea Brehm                  (616) 819-3243   brehmc@grps.org

Elementary Schools

  • All Middle Schools          Nick Kampmeuller          (616) 819-2010   kampmeullern@grps.org