Football games

Football Games

Attire:  Volunteers must wear a WHS band shirt.

Roles/Duties

Check in with the Volunteer Coordinator in the hallway located outside the band room for your volunteer pass into the game and job assignment

Jobs before/after half time performance:

  • move ensemble, drum major stand, or props to / from stadium
  • load water bottles in coolers and get them to the stadium (gator if available or rolling)
  • section off the band section of the stadium with caution tape 
  • bring rain ponchos to stadium if rain is fore-casted 
  • sit in section next to marching band section
  • help with water breaks & and collection of water bottle trash
  • hold a caution tape line to stop fans from entering stadium while marching band is marching into the stadium
  • ensure students have put away their uniforms & plums properly
  • put uniforms & plums back in storage and return to key to director
  • empty and put away coolers 
  • if possible, stay throughout the event in case the students need assistance and march back to the band room with the band

All Volunteers at half time

  • report to end of field five minutes before half time for your assigned job (moving ensemble, drum major stand, or props onto/off field)
  • move ensemble, drum major stand, and props back into band room or trailer after half time performance

First Aid

  • get first aid bags to the stadium (gator if available or rolling) & administer first aid as needed
  • administer first aid as needed

Uniform Leader

  • get key from band director to bring uniforms out from storage to band room
  • get uniforms & plums ready for students
  • direct volunteers assigned to help with uniform pre-game and post-game

Props Leader

  • know all the placement of all props
  • direct parents assigned to help with props

Ensemble Leader

  • know the placement of front ensemble instruments
  • direct parents assigned to help with front ensemble

Volunteer Passes

  • Only people assigned to help with the show will be given passes
  • Wear passes around neck
  • Return passes at end of 3rd quarter to Volunteer Coordinator or appointed Lead
  • If you are working, other family members will need to pay for entrance to the game

Volunteers Must Be Registered with WCPSS