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Current Volunteer Opportunities     FAQ       NODA Bucks      Volunteer On-Line 

UPDATED 05/17/2017

VOLUNTEER -  WHO ME?   WHY?   HOW?

NODA needs its members to be successful, educational and fun.   Our club is only as good as its members and their participation!    All volunteer contributions are valued.     Volunteering provides "behind the scenes" exposure and experience of horse related events, the possibility of meeting new friends and visiting with old friends -- PLUS valuable "NODA Bucks".  

How to earn NODA Bucks!
~  Volunteer at a NODA sponsored Show
~  Help with set-up for a NODA Sponsored Clinic or Educational Event
~  Help with NODA mailings
~  Create Show Programs or Flyers for NODA Events
~  Sign-up to work on a NODA Committee
~  Write an article for the NODA Monthly Newsletter
~  Be a Barn or News Reporter for the NODA Monthly
Newsletter
~  Use your imagination!   How can you help NODA
?

Schooling Shows
     
Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Click HERE
In-Gate Steward, Paddock Steward,
Runner, Scribe,
Office Helper, Tabulator,  Concierge
  Recognized Shows Jobs
   

    
  Volunteer Positions & Descriptions
Click HERE
Hospitality, Paddock Steward,
Ring Steward & Bit Check,
Scorers, Ribbon & Test Pick-up,
Scribes, Runners, Set-up and Clean-up





 

Calling all NODA Schooling Show Volunteers!   Multiple ways to Sign Up!

SIGN UP On-Line     (Instructions & Information)

Phone or Text
216-509-8881 (Phone/Text)

E-mail    SS-Volunteers@nodarider.org

Volunteer Coordinator, Kirsten Thomas


What are NODA Bucks?

 

One NODA Buck = ONE Volunteer Hour              One NODA Buck = $1.00 

 EXCEPTION:  NODA bucks used for NODA education events have Variable Value! 

 When you volunteer your time to NODA,  you are given one NODA Buck for every hour you volunteer.  They Never Expire!     Use them like Cash!   Use them when entering or registering for any NODA Sponsored Schooling Show, Education Event, or renewing your annual NODA Membership Dues!  

Why do you need 4 NODA Bucks earned in the current membership year?

To apply for NODA Year End Awards, you must attach four (4) NODA bucks earned in that competition year to your Competition Report Form(s).   Only 4 NODA bucks required, no matter how many awards you apply for.  See AWARDS for complete details.    You don't want to miss out on these awards, trophies and scholarships!

Questions or Concerns about NODA BUCKS?  
Contact Dee Liebenthal at President@nodarider.org.

NODA Bucks Worth More at NODA Education Events

NODA Bucks applied toward NODA Education events will have a variable value.  Your NODA Bucks could be worth several times their face value.  Members will be notified of the NODA Buck value in each specific NODA Education event registration form.   We want our members and volunteers to know how much we value their time and efforts!
 

Example.  The Educationa Committee may assign a value of $5.00 per each NODA Buck for a $60.00 event and allow a member to pay up to half of the full fee in NODA Bucks.  This means you can use six (6) NODA Bucks and $30.00 to pay for the function, or Four (4) NODA Bucks and $40.00 for the same event.  It just depends upon how many NODA Bucks you have!    We hope that this important change will enhance the appeal of volunteering for NODA, and let our volunteers know that NODA recognizes that member time is worth so much more than a buck!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT VOLUNTEER JOBS ARE AVAILABLE NOW?   Click Here for list of Volunteer Opportunities|
If you would like to serve on the NODA Board or on a specific committee, please contact  President@nodarider.org or VP@nodarider.org.    Go to OFFICERS page to see all the committees and board member opportunities.


WHAT MAKES A GOOD HORSE SHOW?  Judges? Weather? Footing?   All of these, Plus VOLUNTEERS are essential for a Successful Show!   Did you know it takes over 100 volunteers for the Summer NODA Recognized Shows to run smoothly?  

WHY SHOULD YOU VOLUNTEER EARLY?   To avoid the rush for the job you want, of course!  AND when you volunteer, don't forget to collect your NODA Bucks!

WHO IS THE SCHOOLING SHOWS VOLUNTEER CONTACT?   Kirsten Thomas at  SS-Volunteer@nodarider.org  or  
216-509-8881 (Phone/Text)

HOW CAN I SIGN-UP TO VOLUNTEER  SCHOOLING SHOWS? There are two ways to sign up.   On-Line or by E-mail/Phone.  Click here for Instructions & Information.

WHO IS THE RECOGNIZED SHOWS VOLUNTEER CONTACT?  
Karen Eisenhauer at RS-Vol-Coord@nodarider.org

WELCOME       SCHOOLING SHOWS       RECOGNIZED SHOWS      VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
 
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