We are a very active support team since the Band is involved in so many educational and enrichment events throughout the year. Below is a list of AWBB activities and some of the volunteer opportunities:
Uniform Fitting (August)- Assist with checking uniform sizes.
Uniform Repair (All Year) – Assist with mending uniforms (sewing buttons, stitching ripped seams, etc).
Chaperone – Football Games (August – October)- Chaperone at both home and away games. Arrive early, ride with band on bus for away games, sit with band.
Senior Banners (September – October) – Participate in production of Senior Banners. Tasks include buying fabric, hosting cutting events, cutting fabric, hosting events to build banners
Friends and Patrons (August – May) – Communicate with local businesses and families as a donation fundraiser. Write letters requesting donations, thank you notes, and maintain list of friends and patrons for inclusion in various programs.
Showcase of Bands (September) – Many opportunities: concessions, band greeter, band meal, planning, decorations.
Candlelight (October) – After the last football game the Seniors pass on their marching band leadership to the Juniors. Coordinate planning for food, supplies, setup, and staff the event.
Fall Sale (October – December) – Sales occur during October. Assist during turn in event in November by collecting forms and money from students. Assist during distribution in December when students pick up items to distribute.
Band Banquet (March through May) – End of season awards and dinner for high school students and parents. Many opportunities for this event – planning, decorations, centerpieces, glassware, cakes, drinks, menu.
Scholarships (Spring) – AWBB awards scholarships to students. Set up scholarship events – announcement, review submissions, judge submissions, award scholarships.
Chicken BBQ (May) – Many opportunities to help: Serve food, setup, cleanup, coordinate desserts.
Restaurant Fundraisers (All Year). Coordinate with local restaurants for AWBB nights where families can dine and a percentage of proceeds return to AWBB. Communicate events with AW community at large.
Booster Wear (All Year) Sell AWBB logo items. Coordinate inventory and manage volunteers to sell at football games, Chicken BBQ, and as required through the year.
CD / DVD (Spring) – Help videotape band performances, create DVD.
General’s Express (All Year). Drive the truck and trailer at various events – games, parades, trip. Chair ensures truck and trailer are maintained. Must be able to handle a 36’ trailer and get clearance from Anthony Wayne Board.
Golf Ecology (July or August) – Assist with trash and garbage pickup during the week-long LPGA event. Many shifts are available. Includes free pass for the week, free parking, Volunteer appreciation dinner, and T-shirt and hat.
Community Rewards (All year) – Coordinate Kroger, Amazon, etc. shopper rewards activities.
Nominating Committee (All Year) – Find volunteers to run for executive office. Present slate of candidates to AWBB for voting.
AWBB Officer (All Year) – We have four officers on the Board. President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary. Treasurer is a two-year role. Vice-President becomes President the following year so elections are for Secretary (annually), Vice-President (annually), and Treasurer (alternating years).