ABE is implementing a volunteer requirement in order to help the organization grow for the future, have funds to update and maintain fields and equipment on a regular basis, and to help spread the workload of the organization. Starting in the Spring2019, families registering to play in-house/recreational soccer with ABE are required to pay a fee of $20 per family, per season. This fee will be collected upon registration and reimbursed after one of the following volunteer opportunities is completed.
a. Register to coach with ABE, through SI Play.
b. Obtain and submit PA Criminal and PA Child Abuse to PA West. Note: FBI Fingerprinting is required if you have not lived in the state of PA for the last 10 consecutive years.
c. Run one, one hour practice weekly throughout the season.
d. Be present at soccer games.
2. Concession Stand
a. Work a total of 1 hour in the concession stand.
b. Hour may be completed all at once or on different days.
c. The 1 hour must be completed by the adult parent/or guardian.
**We love our pre-teen volunteers. However, to the volunteer requirement must be fulfilled by an adult parent or legal guardian.
d. A concession stand sign up will be sent electronically. You may also select this volunteer option upon registration or contact the concession stand board member directly to sign up to volunteer. Families can choose available dates and shifts from the electronic sign up that will be sent out via the email you provide. Please note, all shift sign ups are first come first serve.
3. Various Other Needs:
a. From time to time there will be various other needs that the league will have. These may include Soccer Fest help, Picture Day Needs, grounds/fields help.
b. These needs will be communicated via email and our Facebook page.
4. Unable to Volunteer
a. Families unable to volunteer will not be reimbursed the $20 collected during registration. This money will be considered a donation and used for the above expenses.
ABE will reimburse families week 4 and at the end of season. If your volunteer requirement has been met between weeks 1-4 you will be reimbursed week 4. Otherwise, you will be reimbursed at the end of the season.