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Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic
August 30 - September 1, 2019
VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS
The Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic consists of five major events between August 30 - September 1, 2019. These events rely on 150 community volunteers to support them. Volunteer opportunities range from behind-the-scenes planning and production to working directly with the teams, bands and Gold Jackets (a term to reference living members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame) as Canton hosts thousands of guests in our community.
The descriptions below should help you decide which committee matches with your interests, skills and abilities. If you have any questions, please contact Mark Prosise, Director of Team Development at the Pro Football Hall of Fame [email protected]
Thank you for your interest in volunteering!
1. Hotel Hospitality Committee
Volunteers will provide assistance to the football teams and bands at four local hotels.
Saturday 8/31:10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday 9/1:9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
2. Transportation Committee
Volunteers will drive the Official Vehicles of the Black College Football Hall of Fame for VIPs and Gold Jackets.NOTE:All Transportation Committee members must
be at least 25 years old, have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and pass a background check.
Saturday 8/31:9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday 9/1:9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
3. VIP Host Committee
Volunteers will provide personal assistance to the Gold Jackets, College Presidents and VIPs that are in Canton to participate in the 2019 Classic Weekend activities.
Saturday 8/31:As needed
Sunday 9/: 1As Needed
4. HOF Campus Guest Services Committee
Volunteers will provide information and Guest Service assistance on HOF Campus and Fan Fest area to guests.
Saturday 8/31:10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 9/1:10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
5. VIP Reception Committee
Volunteers will greet and check-in guests and provide assistance with the VIP Reception.
Friday, 8/30:5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
6. Drum Line & Dance Competition Committee
Volunteers will act as Ticket Takers, Ushers and provide logistical assistance at the Canton Fieldhouse during the event.
Drum Line & Dance Competition: Noon – 5:00 PM @ Canton Fieldhouse
Saturday 8/31:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
7. Team Bands Campus Logistics Committee
Volunteers will provide logistical assistance for the marching bands while they are on the HOF Campus and in the Stadium.
Sunday, 9/1:1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
8. Game Committee
Volunteers will provide assistance for on-field logistics for pre-game and halftime shows.
Game @ 4:00 PM in Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
Sunday, 9/1:Noon – 9:00 PM
9. HOF Operations
Volunteers will assist HOF staff with stadium and campus operations.
10. Promotions and Community Relations Committee
Volunteers will work with the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic event organizer and Sales & Marketing team to coordinate sales and promotions to all events within the community.
May through September
Total Volunteers Needed: 143
* Note: some volunteers may work on more than one committee