Ackworth & District Riding Club

Ackworth & District Riding Club

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VOLUNTEERS & HELPERS


BRC Volunteer Leagues
After the success of the 2018 Volunteers’ League, BRC are delighted to enter its second year.  There have been a few tweaks to the format following feedback we have received. There will still be three leagues but they will be as follows. 
Club League
Club level will be for volunteers who help at club activities run under BRC rules. Aimed at dressage writers, stewards, flu vac checkers etc. Those volunteering as part of their committee role will need to use the Committee League.
Area League
Area level will be for volunteers who help at area activities run under BRC rules. Aimed at dressage writers, stewards, flu vac checkers etc. Can also include team volunteers where a club is required as part of entry to send a volunteer. Those volunteering as part of their committee role will need to use the Committee League.
Committee/Official League
The Committee League is open to all volunteer committee members, whether they are on club or area committees, official stewards, area representatives or organising committees. Although this league will be as a whole, where a volunteer is on more than one of the above for example an area committee and an official steward points will be gained separately so would be on the league twice. 
 
Where the volunteer is acting on behalf of more than one of the above at the same event, they will need to specify which of the above the points will be added to.
 
For example: 
1st Jennie Pallett – Area Committee – 20 hours – 20 points 
2nd Joe Bloggs – Area Committee – 10 hours – 10 points 
3rd Jennie Pallett – Official Steward – 5 hours – 5 points 
4th Joe Bloggs – Club Committee – 1.5 hours – 1.5 points
 
How to Take Part 
Participants do not need to be members of a BRC Club to enter the leagues, but for non-members, volunteers must have signed up to the BRC Volunteers’ Club prior to gaining points, which is free to join, email jennie.pallett@bhs.org.uk for further information. 

Volunteers will need to fill out all details on the card downloaded from the website and have their card signed by the Secretary/Organiser (for club and area leagues) or the Area Chair, Club Chair or Area Rep for the Committee/Official League to confirm the number of hours and the role they undertook. 
It is the volunteers’ responsibility to present the point’s card and fill it out upon finishing your role to the secretary for confirmation. 
Points will be awarded in half hour increments at 0.5 per half hour. 
Checks will be carried out by BRC HQ to ensure the information provided is correct.

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