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                         VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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OFFICE VOLUNTEERS
Assists with general office duties:
mail, phones, walk-in requests, filing, and copying.


SPONSOR LIAISON
Contacts existing and new sponsors for complimentary or reduced price tickets for brochure events.

EVENT PLANNING
Participates in the planning and execution of scheduled events, such as luncheons, speakers, travelogues and other programs.

BROCHURE PREPARATION
Inputs all relevant data into the computer for the quarterly SBO brochure of activities and events. Attention to detail required.

BROCHURE DISTRIBUTION
Stuffs and labels envelopes for quarterly bulk mailing to all SBO members.

VOUCHER PROCESSING
Evaluates and processes member requests for tickets according to established criteria and availability.

TECHNOLOGY
Maintains and updates SBO computer programs and website. Manages file archiving, membership record keeping, voucher requests, usher email lists, special events, and volunteer time.

PLANNING COMMITTEE
Generates and recommends solutions to improve SBO procedures and to address concerns and challenges facing SBO. Recommendations are made to the Board of Directors and SBO committees as requested.

USHER
Provides venues with help collecting tickets, directing patrons to seats, selling concessions, etc. Receives complimentary admission to performance.

MARKETING / PUBLICITY
Spreads the word about the benefits of SBO membership to potential new members. Contacts local businesses for sponsorship of SBO printing and mailing costs. Approaches theatres venues to attract new sponsors.

SPEAKERS SERIES
Proposes, solicits and schedules a diverse group of speakers on cultural, educational and entertainment topics.

USHER COORDINATION
Oversees SBO ushers. Recruits new ushers from the membership, prepares and mails event descriptions, announces SBO usher opportunities, processes usher requests, and generates usher assignments. Serves as liaison between sponsors and ushers.

TRAVEL COMMITTEE
Researches, plans and hosts same day, overnight and overseas trips published in the quarterly SBO Travel Brochure. Coordinates with travel companies and makes arrangements for admission, transportation and lodging, handles finances, and advertises in local newspapers and bulletins.

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION
Solicits member interest in volunteering with SBO. Serves as liaison between volunteers and committees, matching skills, backgrounds, and interests with SBO needs.

MEMBERSHIP
Processes new and renewal applications. Processes checks for dues and contributions, updates membership files and generates ideas to attract new members.

HOSPITALITY
Help set up and supply refreshments for events.  You will be reimbursed.