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Buffalo Public Schools College & Scholarship Fair

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Buffalo Public Schools College & Scholarship Fair
Buffalo Promise Neighborhood
Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) invites you to volunteer with the 6th annual College, Career and Scholarship Fair. The event will be held at Bennett High School, 2885 Main St., on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The BPS College, Career and Scholarship Fair brings together representatives from area colleges and universities, local employers, and organizations that can assist students and families with the sometimes overwhelming process of selecting a college, determining financial aid, and career exploration.
Approximately 50 volunteers will be needed to serve in a variety of roles throughout the day:
· 10 volunteers = general information and crowd control (directing people where to go for workshops, facilities, etc.)
· 10 volunteers = student and family registration
· 10 volunteers = vendor set-up, assistance, and take down
· 15 volunteers = workshop session set-up, assistance, and take down
· 5 volunteers = misc. activities including technical assistance
A volunteer orientation will be held the evening of Friday, February 7 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Alumni Room (Room 103). Volunteer roles will be assigned during the orientation; if you are unable to attend the orientation and have a specific volunteer role request, please email Lisa Binsley, Volunteers who can not attend the entire BPS College, Career and Scholarship Fair day are still welcome, your volunteer role will be dependent upon your available time. Volunteer registration on Saturday, February 8 will begin in the Bennett High School Alumni Room (Room 103) at 8:00am. The event will be completed by 2:00pm. All registered volunteers will receive a t-shirt. Light refreshments and coffee will be provided in the morning and lunch will be provided in the afternoon for all registered volunteers. For additional information, or for special needs/requests to assist with your volunteer experience, please contact Lisa Binsley.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location: Buffalo, NY 14214
Event: N/A
Volunteer Limit:50 Spots Remaining: 32
Opportunity Leader:
Lisa Binsley