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Friday, September 23, 2016

Volunteers needed to help with Bassmaster Central Open

Volunteers needed to help with Bassmaster Central Open

Volunteers are needed to help with registration.

When: this coming Wed Sep 28
Shift: 12:30pm – 4pm

If you are interested in helping please let me know and include your cell phone number.

Teresa Micheels

Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport – Bossier Sports Commission
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
See It. Bet It. Taste It.
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org

www.sbfunguide.com


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Volunteers needed to help with NHRA sanctioned event (National Hot Rod Association)

Volunteers needed to help with NHRA sanctioned event (National Hot Rod Association)

Volunteers are needed to help in several areas. 

Waiver– Have everyone sign waiver before entering the race track
Spotter – watch the track for any debris and notify officials if you see anything on the track.
Floater – this could be anything from concessions, delivering meals and is always an adventure.

Perks – You will be provided a meal and a Sports Commission volunteer t-shirt if you don’t already have one. Volunteers also get two tickets to this event so they can come back to watch or to give to friends.


You can do just on day or several days.

When:

Thurs. Sep 15th
2nd shift – noon – 6pm - waiver
3rd shift  - 1:30pm – 6pm - spotter


Fri. Sep 16th
4th shift – 2pm – 7pm – waiver – spotter - floater


Sat. Sep 17th
2nd shift – 9:30am – 3:30pm – waiver – spotter - floater
4th shift – 3pm – 9pm  – waiver – spotter - floater


Sun. Sep 18th
1st  shift – 9:30am – 2pm – waiver – spotter - floater
2nd  shift – 1:30pm – 6pm – waiver – spotter - floater 


Location: about 40 min from front gate of BAFB
Thunder Road Raceway Park
5700 Thunder Road
Gilliam, LA 71029


If you are interested in helping please let me know which date and time.  Please include your cell phone number and I will send you a confirmation email with all then need to know information.

Teresa Micheels

Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager

Shreveport – Bossier Sports Commission
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
See It. Bet It. Taste It.
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
www.sbfunguide.com

Monday, August 29, 2016

Volunteers needed to help with Power Boat Nationals next weekend

Volunteers needed to help with Power Boat Nationals next weekend.

Volunteers are needed to help with barricades setup and takedown around the powerboat pilot area


Date: Wed Aug 31
Barricade setup
Shift: 8am – 1pm

Date: Tue Sep 6
Barricade takedown
Shift: 8am – 1pm

Location:
Shreveport – Bossier Tourist Bureau

Perk:  you will get a Sports Commission volunteer t-shirt and a meal

If you are interested in helping please let me know which date and please include your cell phone number.

Teresa Micheels

Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission
629 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Your Sports Connection
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.ShreveportBossierSports.com
A division of the Shreveport – Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau



Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Volunteers needed to help with an Louisiana State Tourism Conference.

Volunteers needed to help with an Louisiana State Tourism Conference.

Volunteers are needed this week and also next week during the event in the silent auction area.

This Wed Aug 17 and/or  Thurs Aug 18 
Location - Tourist Bureau office
Need a few volunteer with good handwriting to get items ready for the silent auction.
Shift  - 1pm – 4pm 

Next Tue Aug 23
Location - Shreveport Convention Center
Volunteers will help secure the items during the silent auction.
Shift: 9am – 1:30pm


Next Wed Aug 24
Location - Shreveport Convention Center
Volunteers will help secure the items during the silent auction.
1st Shift: 7:30am – 1pm
2nd Shift: 12:30pm – 5pm


Next Thurs Aug 25
Location - Shreveport Convention Center
Volunteers will help secure the items during the silent auction.
Shift: 7:30am – 11:45am


If you would like to help please let me know which date and time and include your cell phone number and I will send you a confirmation email with all the need to know information.


Teresa Micheels

Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Visit Louisiana’s Other Side . . . Discover Yours!
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146



Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Volunteers are needed to help with the River Cities Triathlon

Volunteers are needed to help with the River Cities Triathlon

Volunteers needed to help with the event, set up and breakdown. 

Date: Friday Aug 5th -   help with race set up - Shift 7:30am – 4pm
Date: Sat Aug 6th – help with the Ironfish event – Shift 7am
Date: Sun Aug 7th  - Help with River Cities event  - Shift 6:30am
Date: Sunday Aug 7th  – help with take down -  10:30am – 3pm

Location is Cypress Black Bayou in Benton, LA

If you are interested in volunteering  or want more information please contact Brenda Gilley with Sportspectrum at 318-470-6201 or bgilley67@yahoo.com


The Shreveport – Bossier Sports Commission is not placing, overseeing or responsible for volunteers at this event. 

Just helping an amazing event and partner get the word out about needed volunteers to help with their largest event of the year.


Thursday, June 23, 2016

Volunteers needed to help with the Hot Air Balloon U.S. Nationals and the Red River Balloon Rally

Volunteers needed to help with the Hot Air Balloon U.S. Nationals and the Red River Balloon Rally

If you are interested in volunteering please email me the preferred day and shift, please include your cell phone number and I will send you a confirmation email.

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

You can do just one day and shift or more than one if you like. 

Event dates are Mon July 11 - Wed July 20

Volunteer opportunities:

Balloon Crew for Nationals and Rally – Get to know the pilots and balloons up close and personal
(Crew training will be provided and you must attend one of the classes at LSUS)
Assist Balloon pilots with inflating, deflating and may even get a chance to be on a chase crew. 
          Shift: 5:15am – 9:30am(Tues July 12 to Wed July 20 each morning)    
Shift: 6am – 9:30am (Fri July 15, Sat July 16 and Sunday July 17)
          Shift:4:30pm– 9:30pm (Fri July 15 and Sat July 16 at Rally)
Shift: 5pm – 9pm (Tues July 12, Thurs, July 14, Mon July 18 and Tues July 19)

Scoring Team for Nationals  - very best spot for balloon watching and the balloons come to you
(Scoring training will be provided and you must attend one of the classes)
Assist Balloon Federation of America staff with briefing setup, at target locations and with the collection of scoring items after each competition flight.
          Shift: 5am – 10am(Tues July 12 to Wed July 20 each morning)
Shift: 4:30pm – 9:30pm (Thurs, July 14, Mon July 18 and Tues July 19)
         

Remember you can volunteer for just one day and shift  for any of the opportunities listed or you can sign up for as many days as you schedule will allow.

Pilot Registration
Volunteers are needed to help with pilot registration.
Date: Mon July 11  Shift: 2:30pm – 6pm
Date: Tue July 12  Shift: 2:30pm – 6pm
Date: Wed July 13  Shift: 12:30pm – 4pm
Date: Thur July 14  Shift: 1:30pm – 4pm

Pilot Hospitality for Nationals
Volunteers need to help serve coffee and donuts each morning to pilots and crew
          Dates: Thurs. July 14 through Wed July 20 each day
          Shift: 4:30am – 7am
            

Pilot check in – For Nationals and Rally
After each flight or glow volunteers will check in pilots at the refueling area, just to make sure everyone has made it back in. 
          Shift: 8:30am – 11am (Thurs. July 14  to Wed July 20 each morning)
          Shift: 9pm – 11pm (Sat July 15 and Sat July 16 each evening after Rally)
Shift: 7:30pm – 10pm (Thurs, July 14, Mon July 18 and Tues July 19)

Rally Volunteers
(Volunteers will have a break room so they can get out of the heat and snacks and special parking will be provided at the Rally)
Volunteers are needed to take tickets, stamp hands, help in soda booth,  with hospitality and in other areas as needed.
          Dates: Fri. July 15  and  Sat July 16
          Shift:  3:30pm – midnight
(Volunteers will have a break room so they can get out of the heat and snacks and special parking will be provided at the Rally.  One shift due to the limited parking at LSUS, volunteers will get there before the crowds and have special parking)


If you are interested or have any questions please contact Teresa Micheels at teresaday_4@hotmail.com and include your cell phone number.  You will then receive a confirmation email with all the need to know information.

PLEASE forward this email on to those who might be interested in helping.   We will need hundreds of volunteers for this event.


Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission
629 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Your Sports Connection
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
A division of the Shreveport – Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau

Friday, April 29, 2016

STARBASE 2.0: Short-term Volunteer Opportunity

STARBASE 2.0 is seeking 10 volunteers to facilitate guests at our project showcase and awards ceremony at the Bossier Parish Community College gymnasium on May 9, 2016 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. We are expecting 250-300 guests and need individuals willing to staff our information tables, arrange ceremony decorations (balloons, tablecloths, and dinnerware), help guests sign in as they enter, pass out event programs, and distribute mentor gifts upon conclusion of the ceremony. We will also need individuals to serve cake and beverages during our reception.
STARBASE 2.0 is an afterschool STEM club in which students collaborate with peers and mentors in engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities.  We currently are partnered with three (3) local Bossier Parish middle schools with 150 students enrolled.  

For more information regarding this event contact Benjamin Williamson, STARBASE 2.0 Coordinator, or Mary Irvine, STARBASE 2.0 Instructor, via email at starbasela2.0@gmail.com or by telephone at 318.529.3521

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