For those who would like to volunteer please go to the VOLUNTEER PAGE on the DCPS website to fill out a background check free of charge. Anyone, including parents, who will visit the campus more than once to help must complete the process. Thank you!
Now is your chance to become an integral part of the Douglas Anderson Band Organization and help to make a difference, not only in the program, but also in the lives of the students involved. Family support is essential and greatly welcome!
Simply follow the link to SignUP below for current volunteer activities. Keep checking back as there are many opportunities available throughout the year.
Band Booster parents are very generous and involved volunteers. Anyone that might be interested in joining the Band Booster should talk to a current Booster member.
Booster positions include but are not limited to:
- Vice President
- Freshman Class Rep
- Sophomore Class Rep
- Junior Class Rep
- Senior Class Rep
- Chaperone Coordinators
- Uniform Coordinator
- Public Relations
- Alumni Rep
Fundraising events such as the Jumbo Shrimp concessions, Enchanted Christmas Village and similar events require many volunteers. They are also super fun volunteer gigs. Fundraising is a great way to earn extra cash towards your band fees, and trip payments. You can find needed openings on the SignUp page.
Other Volunteer Ops
Help is needed for a variety of other activities as well. We need help with program layouts, Photography, Website and Blog help and more.
Concert Ticket Sales
Volunteers are needed at each concert to sell tickets, pass out programs, help with seating and set up and clean up the reception area. If you are signed up to work for the concert you will not miss your child perform.
Chaperones are needed to ride the buses with the students during trips to performances/rehearsals and competitions. Trip chaperones get into the competitions/performances free of charge.
Photos of the band at performances, competitions, and at practice are needed for posting on the DA Band web site, Facebook and Blog. Contact the webmaster to share your pictures.
Parent volunteers are needed to help fit each student at the start of the school year for tuxedos and dresses. People that know how to make alterations (example: hemming pants, dresses) are also usually needed to help those that reqire assistance.
We periodically ask parents to donate needed supplies such as bottled water, batteries, sticky notes etc.. Please sign up at the ice cream social and watch for other emails!
We now have a Wish List On Amazon! Just visit smile.amazon.com and search for DA Band under accounts and lists. Or just visit this LINK to view our Wish list items. Purchasing with Amazon Smile helps us by donating a percentage of the proceeds to the Band department and you can have the items sent directly to the School to save you time.