Volunteer

 

Responsibilities

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Volunteer Assignment/Background Release Form
Required to be a Miracle League Ball Field Volunteer.

 
Buddies (download flyer)
  • Safety First
  • Playing Baseball and Having Fun
  • Encouragement

Miracle League Buddies are volunteers ranging in age from 12 years to senior citizens. These include family members, local youth and civic groups. Though we call them Buddies, many people refer tothese volunteers as angels in the outfield.

The following are the goals for Miracle League Buddies:

  • To protect the Miracle League player at all times
  • When a hard hitter is up to bat, Buddies are to step in front of the Miracle League Player for protection.
  • Always allow the Miracle League Player as much freedom as possible to play his/her own game.
  • Assist Miracle League Player according to their needs
  • Be of good spirit with enthusiasm, love, good attitude and concern in motivating the players and their families.
  • Become a friend; get to know the players and their families.
  • Arrive at the field 30 minutes prior to game time.
  • Be properly dressed and clean dressed in Buddies shirt.
  • Demonstrate high morals and integrity on and off the field.


Head Coach
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  • Coordinates team activities with Assistant Coach and Team Mom
  • Verifies that each player has a signed registration form
  • Ensures that each player receives a uniform at least one week prior to opening day
  • Provides players families with game schedules prior to opening day
  • Maintains regular contact with players and their families to provide information on upcoming events or schedule changes
  • Communicates concerns regarding specific players to League Director
  • Attends Coaches meetings as called by Director of Coaches
  • Provides Director of Coaches with player uniform requirements (sizes, quantity, etc.)
  • Arrives 30 minutes prior to game time
  • Provides copies of team line-up to umpire and announcer before each game (player's name and number)
  • Manages team equipment and ensures its arrival before each game
  • Assists players as they cross home plate
  • Ensures that the game keeps moving to avoid running past the start time for the next scheduled game
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, love and concern for each player and family
  • Demonstrates high morals and integrity on and off the field.


Assistant Coach
(download flyer)

  • Coordinates team activities with Coach and Team Mom.
  • Verifies that each player has an assigned Buddy.
  • Communicates concerns regarding specific players to Coach.
  • Attends Coaches meetings as called by Director of Coaches.
  • Arrives 30 minutes prior to game time
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, love and concern for each player and family.
  • Demonstrates high morals and integrity on and off the field.

Team Parent
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  • Assists Head Coach and Assistant Coach with team activities.
  • Creates and distributes team snack and drink schedule for players' families.
  • Communicates concerns regarding specific players to Coach.
  • Arrives 30 minutes prior to game time.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, love and concern for each player and family.
  • Demonstrates high morals and integrity on and off the field.