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Deb Gifford


Most Saturdays during Nutcracker rehearsal; some work could be taken home to do on own time

Leads/Sewers -  backstage during shows


Commitment / Hours:

Lead  - 50 + hours, Helpers - 1 to 35+ hours


# Volunteers Needed:

3 to 6 per Saturday (depending on planned activities), but some work can be done at home.


Type of Work:

Fitting Costumes, Hand Sewing / Mending, Machine  Sewing, Organizing, Transport, Gluing/ Decorating


Other Info:

You DO NOT need to sew to work this committee! We are looking for a new  lead to take over in the next year.

Silent Auction

Kate Drescher


During Shows - Silent Auction

Some Organizing Prior to Shows


Commitment / Hours:

Cho-Chair: ~ 25 hours

Helpers - 4 hours per show

# Volunteers:

4 per Auction during shows

Type of Work:

Collection of auction items

Setup for Silent Auctions

Monitor the Auction

Hand out auction items to winning bidders


Other Info:

Looking for a Co-Chair that can take this over that ideally has at least 3 years left in company

Community Outreach

Open Chair


Throughout year; timing TBD

Commitment / Hours:

20+ hours

# Volunteers:

1-2 main chair/co-chair

Others TBD; could enlist VYBC Dancers

Type of Work:

Develop Community Outreach Programs; coordinate with VYBC Dancers to develop/execute community outreach. 

Other Info:

VFOD has not implemented Community Outreach in a few years. We need to re-energize these efforts! Looking for someone to lead/own and brainstorm what this could be! 

VYBC Dancers (older) could be interested in being heavily involved/leading as well.


 Theresa Anders


Mostly during show week

Some meeting before to refresh and fix props


Leads: ~20-25 hours

Helpers: ~ 10 hours

# Volunteers:

5 or more

Type of Work:

Load-in & Load-out

Painting and Crafting

Transport (large trucks needed)

Other Info:

This is a good activity to get dads involved in

Coordination with Costume committee for transport

Ad Sales

Karen Lee & Open

Open Co-Chair


Late August through Nutcracker


Commitment / Hours:

20 hours

# Volunteers:

1 co-chair to help coordinate sales/collect payments/reconcile & organize

Type of Work:

Data Entry


Helping Sell Ads

Follow-up with businesses on artwork, payments, etc.

Writing thank-you notes to businesses

Other Info:

Need a Co-Chair that can take this over that ideally has at least 3 years left in company

Marketing & PR

Meggen Kirkham 

Open Co-Chair/Social Media Lead


Busiest mid-October to mid-December leading up to Nutcracker

Leading up to Showcase

Plus minimal hours ongoing throughout year


Commitment / Hours:

Fall: 3 to 20 hours

Spring: 3 to 6 hours

# Volunteers:

5 to 10


Type of Work:

Social Media Support: videos, photos, posting

Nutcracker signs

Coordinate pop up shows

Coordinate Vilar Center & Beaver Creek Marketing

Street Team to distribute flyers/hang posters supporting events

Organize/participate in Street Team promotion

Website/PR Support



Fall - Butter Braid Sales

Spring - Flower Power or TBD

Other opportunities TBD


Commitment / Hours:

10 - 20 hours


# Volunteers:

1 volunteer

Type of Work:

Coordinate fundraising opportunities; develop and execute new opportunities

Manage dancer education account and dancer funds (with Treasurer) 

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