Rotary Club of Milford, NH

The Moving Wall

19
Jul
2018
Milford
Souhegan High School
412 Boston Post Road
Amherst, NH  03031
United States

Thanks to the efforts of Marie Grella, The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, will be on display in Amherst July 19 — 23, 2018. The Milford Rotary Club is honored to support this tremendous event and collaborate with Marie to make it happen. This is will be a great event for Souhegan Valley residents and visitors!

Volunteers and Sponsors are needed to make this very involved undertaking a great success!

For more information about the event or about sponsorship opportunities, please visit the event website at MovingWallNH.org or contact Event co-chair Rotarian Peter Lyon at info@movingwallnh.org

Rotarian Peter Basiliere and community volunteer Theresa Grella are organizing the volunteer assignments. To contact them with questions, please email them at volunteer@movingwallnh.org

 

Volunteers are needed for the following tasks:

Set-up Crew

Task: Assist in setting up the wall, tents, etc.
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 15
Shift Length: Thursday, July 19th from 8:00-12:00 noon; 4 hours
Requirements: Able-bodied person 18 years old and over 
How to Volunteer: Contact Peter Basiliere at volunteer@movingwallnh.org

 

Security Personnel

Task: Monitor activities at the event site, intercede as necessary if people appear to be acting inappropriately; no "policing action" on their own; eyes and ears for campus security and law enforcement
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 2
Shift Length: Around the clock shifts of either 2 or 4 hours (no more than 4 hours consecutively in one day)
Requirements: Respectful yet authoritative
How to Volunteer: Sign-up using the online sign-up button to the left — click the “Security — Around The Clock” button to go to the sign-up page.

 

Computer Team

Task: Operate a laptop computer that is used to look up veteran names and locations on The Wall using database software
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 2
Shift Length: 4 hours
Requirements: Somewhat computer literate
How to Volunteer: Sign-up using the online sign-up button to the left — click the “Computer Team” button to go to the sign-up page.

 

Information Booth

Task: Answer questions about the event, point out the available resources on-site (security, counseling, organizers, etc.), and share any available material about regional Veterans’ resources.
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 2
Shift Length: 4 hours
Requirements: Good hearing and eyesight; friendly
How to Volunteer: Sign-up using the online sign-up button to the left — click the “Information Booth” button to go to the sign-up page.

 

Visitor Escort

Task: Working with the Computer Team, help visitors locate a panel or a veteran's name, support people with difficulty walking
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 2
Shift Length: 4 hours
Requirements: Able-bodied, good hearing and eyesight; friendly
How to Volunteer: Sign-up using the online sign-up button to the left — click the “Visitor Escort” button to go to the sign-up page.

 

Counselors

Task: Provide emotional support to veterans and other visitors as necessary
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 2
Shift Length: 4 hours
Requirements: Compassionate
Other: Veteran or trained professional preferred
How to Volunteer: Contact Peter Basiliere at volunteer@movingwallnh.org

 

Break-down Crew

Task: Assist in dismantling the wall, tents, etc.
No. of Volunteers / Shift: 15 
Shift Length: Monday, July 23rd from 8:00-12:00 noon; 4 hours
Requirements: Able-bodied person 18 years old and over
How to Volunteer: Contact Peter Basiliere at volunteer@movingwallnh.org


 
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