MSU BIG EVENT Presented by Renasant Bank
ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST REGISTER! IF YOU ARE VOLUNTEERING AS A TEAM, THERE WILL BE A PLACE TO ENTER YOUR TEAM NAME ON THE REGISTRATION FORM. ALL MEMBERS OF YOUR TEAM MUST REGISTER! The MSU Big Event is a one-day service event for the MSU and Starkville community to roll up their sleeves and GIVE BACK. On March 24 the Student Association and the Maroon Volunteer Center will gather student leaders, faculty, staff, and community members to leave their mark on the local community.
How It Works
Volunteers and groups must pre-register before the event. Volunteer leaders and individual volunteers MUST check-in on Friday, March 23 from 2pm-6pm at the Barnes & Noble patio to collect their t-shirt and meal ticket, receive volunteer instructions and be officially checked in for the event. If you are an MSU student, faculty, or staff member, please do not forget your MSU ID. If you are not with MSU, just bring any form of photo ID. On March 24, volunteer groups will head out to community service locations starting at 8:00 am.
THERE IS NO CHARGE TO VOLUNTEER. Questions? Email the Maroon Volunteer Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also visit the MSU BIG EVENT website at msubigevent.com
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Big Event?
The Big Event is the largest one-day service event at MSU. Students, faculty, and staff take 2 hours out of their day to volunteer in the local community.
When is the Big Event?
March 24, 2018, starting at 8:00 AM.
When is the deadline to register?
If you register after March 18, you may not receive your team placement until after March 22.
Where do I register?
On OrgSync or at msubigevent.com
Will transportation be offered?
Transportation will not be provided. If you are an individual volunteer without transportation, you can email email@example.com and ask to volunteer with the Big Event Logistics Team.
Can I volunteer at the same place as my friend?
Yes, but please register you and your friend up as a group so we know you want to volunteer together.
Does it cost to volunteer?
There is no cost to volunteer.
When do I need to check-in?
Volunteer check-in will be Friday, March 23 at the Barnes & Noble patio from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. At check-in, we will scan your ID card, provide you with a t-shirt, meal ticket, and volunteer instructions. All volunteers must attend check-in. Check-in should be a quick process and only takes a few minutes.
What are times available to volunteer?
The first shift is 8:00am -10:00am, the second shift is 10:00am-12:00pm. Please specify your preferred shift(s) when you register. If you are unable to volunteer before 12:00 pm, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an afternoon project (space is limited).
What if it rains?
You should probably bring a rain jacket.
Will I get a t-shirt?
A t-shirt and lunch will be provided free of charge.
Is this event open to anyone or do you have to be from MSU?
Anyone can volunteer. You don't have to be a student.
Is there a minimum age range?
No. However, if you are planning to bring children with you under the age of 16, please let us know on the registration form so that we can be sure to assign you to a service site that welcomes children.
SCHEDULE: Friday, March 23 - Volunteer Check-in and Kick-off at MSU Barnes & Noble
2:00 pm - Volunteer/group check-in tables open at the Barnes & Noble patio
Volunteer check-in will remain open until 6:00 pm. Please note that check-in is a quick process and should only take about 15 minutes.
The BIG EVENT - March 24
Volunteer Shift 1: 8:00am-10:00am
Volunteer Shift 2: 10:00am-12:00pm
All volunteers will receive a t-shirt at check-in
Questions? Email email@example.com