SLC Volunteer Agreement

SLC Staff/Volunteer Agreement

March 14-17, 2019

Grand Rapids, MI

Business Professionals of America (BPA) appreciates the service that you are providing by volunteering your time and resources to benefit our student members throughout the State of Michigan. Participation as a volunteer requires individuals who are dedicated to the mission and vision of providing a quality leadership experience for the delegates at the conference. Therefore, in order to participate in this annual conference, all volunteers must review and support this agreement and indicate such by signing this form.

As a volunteer for the Business Professionals of America–Michigan Association, you must review the volunteer requirements below. By completing the SLC Volunteer Registration Form, you acknowledge that you understand the following and agree to:

  1. Be prompt at all meetings and assignments

  2. Maintain proper dress and good grooming in all occasions

  3. Demonstrate high standards of moral character and conduct

  4. Avoid participation in and actively discourage any conversations which belittle or downgrade fellow members, volunteers, officers, and/or adults

  5. Speak to all advisors, students, and registered delegates with respect, professionalism, and in a positive manner with wholesome language

  6. Understand that specific people are in charge of various areas and that they may have autonomy to make decisions and give directions and I will not undermine or surpass their authority (including, but not limited to the State Director, CEAC Representative, Conference Operations Manager, SLC Security Liaison, Alumni Coordinator, contest administrators, etc.)

  7. Be willing to take and follow instructions and complete all tasks as directed by those responsible for them (including, but not limited to the State Director, CEAC Representative, Conference Operations Manager, SLC Security Liaison, Alumni Coordinator, contest administrators, etc.)

  8. Understand that all BPA staff and volunteers are present to serve the entire BPA membership (students and advisors) and registered conference delegates and guests

  9. Serve by always maintaining a cooperative attitude and working together with others

  10. Treat all members and fellow volunteers equally and behave in a manner which conveys and commands respect without any air of superiority and conceit

  11. Prevent and not participate in any discriminatory practices involving race, religion, gender, etc. and to report such discrimination to the State Director immediately

  12. Support Michigan’s BPA policy of inclusiveness, diversity, and non-discrimation and engage in diffusing situations that relate to these matters

  13. Refrain from use of any illegal drugs and drinking excessive alcoholic beverages

  14. Refrain from smoking, including e-cigarettes and vaping, in public places as an example to our student members as indicated in our member delegate code of conduct (NOTE: All conference facilities are smoke-free environments)

  15. Refrain from using mobile telecommunications devices or eating during any competitive event that I am involved with

  16. Report to ALL large event set-up times as follows, if I do not have any other assigned duties or I am excused by the Conference Operations Manager or State Director:

  • Annual Business Meeting and Opening Session: Friday, 5:00 pm, Convention Center;

  • Campaign Rally: Saturday, 2:30 pm, Amway;

  • Dinner Session: Saturday, 5:00 pm, Convention Center; and

  • Awards Session: Sunday, 7:00 am, Convention Center

By signing the volunteer sign up page via the link provided below, I understand the requirements of this volunteer agreement and agree to support and abide by the qualifications stated here within. I agree to be a valued asset to the Business Professionals of America-Michigan Association. Furthermore, I understand that these are general expectations and this agreement is not limited to additional responsibilities as a volunteer that may arise.

Click here to complete the SLC Volunteer Registration Form