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Here is a list of permanent Thunder volunteer positions.  At the bottom of this page you will find other ways to earn your required number of service units during Thunder hosted swim meets.  If you'd like to fill one of the open positions contact one of the Thunder Board members.  Links to some of the committee members can be found by clicking on their name.

Service Requirements:
Families with children in all Thunder groups will be required to accumulate service units during the swim season. Service units are required as follows for swimmers in the following groups:
Silver – 10 units
Southeastern – 15 units
Black and Senior – 20 units

Thunder Permanent Volunteer Jobs (requires at least one full season commitment)

o   Board Member (25 units):   Janice Compton, President;  Corey Franklin, Vice-President; Tricia Davis, Secretary;  Fay Kelsoe, Treasurer; Dan Schultz, Head Coach

o   New Membership Inquiry Chair (10 units):  Stacey Pritchard 

o   Swimmer Recognition Chair (10 units):  

o   Social Committee Chair (20 units): Suellen Addison

o   Travel Coordinator (10 units)

o   Officials Chair (20 units):  Pete Naldoza

o   Tech Team Chair (25 units): 

o   Clerk of Course/Meet Director (25 units):  Kellye Stelling/Tricia Davis

o   Volunteer Committee Chair (25 units):  Christy Halliday

o   Service Units Chair (20 units):  Tara Gorman

o   Assistant Treasurer (25 units): Helen Cagna

o   Hospitality Chairperson (25 units):  Shay Payne

o   MTAC Meet Concessions Chair (25 units):  

o   Awards Chair (25 units):  Tara Gorman/Sue Reinhard

o   Bulletin Board (5 units):  

 

 

Other ways to earn units:

o   Concession/Hospitality Donations:  See Handbook

o   Officials:  See Handbook

 Working a session at a meet: typically 1 hour of service = 1 credit/point

o   Timers – use a stopwatch to time swimmers in each lane.

o   Runners – Collect timer's sheets after each event.  Also, post results in designated places after each event.

o   Concessions – work in the concession stand selling food.

o   Awards – help label, organize and distribute ribbons and awards for each team.

o   Clean up – collect trash from grounds throughout the meet, responsible for keeping trash containers emptied, bathrooms picked up, etc.

o   Hospitality – work in the hospitality area serving/preparing food for the coaches and officials.

o   Announcer – announce the upcoming events and other information over the PA system.

o   Meet Marshall - enforce pool safety measures.

o   Heat sheets – help sell heat sheets until sales are final and then help wherever needed.

o   Bull pen – help get swimmers lined up into their correct heats per event and lead them into the pool area for the summer Country Club meet only.

Ad Sales:  1 unit of credit for each $25 in ad sales (example $50 ad = 2 units)