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PROJECT GRADUATION-CANYON DEL ORO HIGH SCHOOL

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You will shadow our current SAG chair for the year of 2020-2021 and take over in 2021-2022
This is a committee lead position that requires you to attend monthly meetings on Wednesdays 6-8 PM, we are currently hosting video meetings. August-April (8 meetings, no meetings in December) annually. Our annual event is held in May. The utilization of Google drive is essential for this position.

This position works with our senior graduating class. You will work with a teacher liaison to set up meetings (4 meetings you bring lunch-donated if possible) during lunches for seniors to come to give there input and ideas for their event. You will have them sign-up for volunteer opportunities such as our Business Breakfast held in Oct./Nov. and our Golf tournament held in Feb. They will also give input about: Decorations, Prizes, T-shirt Designs, and much more.

Checking your Google email on a regular basis, as well as updating your procedures on doing this position efficiently is required so the next volunteer covering this position is not having to reinvent the wheel. Attending the monthly meetings is required so committees can inform you of needs and so you are aware of any volunteer changes for our big event in May. This position could sustain a Co-Chair or Team to help with directing/organizing.

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Location:

25 W CALLE CONCORDIA, TUCSON, AZ 85704, US

Mission Statement

To keep graduates and the community safe on one of the deadliest nights on the year, graduation night. Giving graduates a safe drug and alcohol-free way to celebrate this life achievement.

Description

Project Graduation is a lock-in event held at three local high schools allowing graduating seniors the opportunity to enjoy an all-night party on campus under the supervision of adults instead of taking to the streets and house parties to celebrate. The concept isn’t an Oro Valley invention by any means but was started locally nearly two decades ago by former council member Mary Snider. Before her stead in Oro Valley, Snider and her family lived in California and experienced the community-wide benefit of hosting students at the high school. "The energy on graduation night can sometimes be fatal and dangerous, so we want to provide them an alternative activity, and for 17 years, it’s been sold out," Snider said. "Kids come and they love it, and now it’s legendary." When Snider moved to town, she knew in her heart the public would benefit from such an initiative-so she brought the idea to Oro Valley Police Department Chief Daniel Sharp. It wasn’t a difficult sell, and the rest is history. "Our most valuable renewable resource is the youth," Sharp said. "The fact that the community sees that and comes out year after year...That’s what makes Oro Valley special; how the community rallies and takes care of our kids."

Board Development
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

25 W Calle ConcordiaOro ValleyOro Valley, AZ 85704

(32.3747,-110.97058)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • It is helpful if you can do more than one season, so we do not have to keep training volunteers
  • You do not have to have a student at CDO to volunteer/lead

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