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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

Descriptions of Volunteers we are seeking.  All positions allow for individual growth, service to youth, as well as capacity to perform other duties in the program if desired.  Each volunteering position is to be fulfulling for the volunteer as well to create a win/win for all:

Assistant Program Administrator - This position would assist the current program president with administrative duties that include registering players online, data entry into League database for weekly scores etc., assist with fundraising duties, game day duties, and provide their input on what they believe the program needs in order to be most successful.

Strength & Conditioning Coach - Beyond the description of the coaches desired above, we are looking for someone to train our players with strength and conditioning two evenings per week.  This person would have a good understanding of teaching the mechanics of running/sprinting and other calisthenic workouts.  Expect this position will hold practices on Mondays and Wednesdays for 90 minutes.

Team Mom(s) - This person(s) loves to assist young men by making a difference in there lives. This person not only assists with hosting the other team by providing snacks and drink (paid for by the program), but also has input with the players at practices and games.  Team moms are encourged to provide feedback to the coaches and the players.  Ideally this person is a mother of one of our participants, but we are happy to have anybody fill in this team need, who is up to making a difference in the lives of young men in Oakland.

Team Photographer - This person enjoys taking photographs of rugby or sports and wants to provide our young men with memories of their youth experience in rugby.  This person makes it a priorty to make themselves available at the vast majority of most games, especially tournaments, fundraising events, community service events, and other program activities. We welcome as many photographers as possible to capture our season.

Team Tutors - This person is interested in assisting our participants in raising their grades in their effort to obtain higher learning.  We will work together to establish a schedule that works for the players and the tutor(s).  If a player is falling below a 2.0 GPA, we will work to have the tutor spend time tutoring that player(s) during our scheduled practices, and as felt necessary by the tutor.

Assistance with College & Financial Aid Applications - This person understands the college entry applications and Financial Aid process and spends time with players and their families to obtain and complete college and financial aid applications. This position is the opportunity to create the biggest difference with our participants and their opportunities for a higher education.  We will work together to establish times and meeting locations to make us most effective with this process.

Collegiate Liason - This person assists us with contacting colleges and universities for campus tours as well as promoting our players to college rugby programs.  This position does not require an extreme amount of time and energy, though the more time and energy this person chooses to take on, the more participants we provide the utmost collegiate opportunity to!