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Montgomery Travelers Soccer Club

Montgomery Travelers Soccer Club

Volunteer Descriptions

To nominate yourself or someone else for a Board position, contact our Club Secretary at [email protected]

To volunteer for any of the volunteer positions, including those currently filled, or to ask questions, please email [email protected]

Board of Directors:

President
 - Presides at regular board meetings. Assists Treasurer in determining a budget. Acts as a resource for questions arising from our teams.  Administers other Club positions.  Time Estimate: A few hours every week.  Increases during Mar/Apr Spring team formation process and Aug/Sep fall startup.  Current is Ralph Spicer.

VP of Player Development - Attends all meetings of the Board and/or the general membership. Performs duties as assigned by the President. Serves as the club’s Travel Program Director.  Oversees our travel program in conjunction with our Director of Coaching.  Chairs the player development committee which oversees all club coaches and resolves any coaching issues.  Minimum qualifications: A soccer background and at least a USYS "D" license or NSCAA National Diploma are required for this position.  Recommended qualifications: a US Soccer “B” license or NSCAA Advanced National Diploma.  Time Estimate:  A few hours every week. Increases during Spring team formation process.  Current is Jeff Callan.

VP of Club Development - Responsible for timely and effective external Club communication. Works with webmaster to provide news items for the Club website. Works with local newspapers by providing advertisements and newsworthy items when appropriate for the youth development and travel programs. Produces quarterly Club Newsletter. Attends regular board meetings.  A background in marketing is preferred for this position.  Time Estimate: Flexible timing; averages 8 hours a month.  Increases during Spring tryout registration process.  Current is Amanda Salinas.

Treasurer - Handles all financial matters concerning the Club. Responsible for implementing and enforcing the financial policies of the club. Files all required tax returns and financial reports to governmental agencies. Keeps accurate and detailed records of all monies received or expended. Attends meetings and provides reports as required by the Board of Directors. Attends regular board meetings.  Time Estimate: Flexible timing; averages 1-2 hours a week.  A CPA is preferred for this position.  Current is Denise Wheeler.

Secretary
Attends and keeps the minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors and the general membership. Maintains the official records of the Club and gives notice of meetings of the Board of Directors and membership. Works on election committee and Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Time Estimate: A few hours a month, mostly for the periodic meetings (about 8 a year total).  Increases around late Spring Board of Directors elections.  Current is Ralph Spicer (acting).

Non-Board Positions:

Reporting to VP of Player Development:

Director of Coaching - The club board of directors hires the DoC who will report to the VP of Player Development.  The Director of Coaching conducts the daily business of the MTSC. The Director of Coaching plans, initiates, and operates all the programs of the MTSC.  The DoC is a member of the Player Development Committee chaired by the VP of Player Development.  The DoC approves, reviews, appoints, and dismisses all of the club's coaches, both volunteer and professional.  Time Estimate:  This will be determined by the full job description.  Time requirements will be determined by the Board of Directors upon hiring.  Current is Lewis Benton.

Tournament Coordinator - Administers any tournaments hosted by the Club. Attends regular board meetings as needed.  Time Estimate:  If we host an annual tournament there is a heavy time commitment in the three months before the tournament but none the rest of the year.  Current is OPEN.

Reporting to VP of Club Development:

Fundraising Coordinator - Helps set up fundraising campaigns to offset the rising costs of just about everything.  As a nonprofit organization we have the ability to offset the cost of club soccer to those families in our Club requiring financial assistance.  We need people to help us identify good sources for grants and sponsorship and get the stories of past successes to these sources. Attend regular board meetings as needed.  Time Estimate:  Variable; will coordinate Fall pie sale fundraiser and other new fundraising ideas. Current is OPEN.

Volunteer Coordinator - Ensures that all teams are properly represented in the various volunteer positions. Ensures that there is continuity (back fill planning). Works with Secretary to maintain a log that explains the various volunteer functions and helps new incoming volunteers in performing expected tasks. Also looks to provide students the opportunity to give back to the Club, take on more responsibility, and earn volunteer hours. Works with the Club volunteers (Field Maintenance Coordinator, Tournament Director, etc.) to coordinate the needs of the Club and the schedules of these volunteer players.  Time Estimate: Variable; up to a couple hours a week.  Current is OPEN.

Special Events Planner - Plans Club events such as an Soccer Fun Day each spring, annual kickoff BBQ, Golf Outing, Casino Night, Awards/Celebration night, etc.  Comes up with ideas that can make the Club a more cohesive unit. Works with Team Managers.  Time Estimate:  10 hours planning and executing on each event the club decides to hold.  Current is OPEN.

Signage Coordinator - Designs, orders, and places signage around the township to promote registration.  Removes signage when registration closes.  Time Estimate:  4 hours each in February, April, August, and October.  Current is OPEN.


Reporting to Secretary:

Field Assignor / Referee Coordinator – Schedules all home matches at start of season and ensures referees will be present.  Schedules all fields for training at start of season.  Time Estimate:  Up to 10 hours at the start of both the Fall and Spring seasons, plus up to two hours a week during the season.  Current is Mark Goldstein.

MNJYSA Score Auditor
- Checks MNJYSA website and ensures that all match scores are posted properly by Team Managers and opponents; follows up when a missing score is noted.   Time Estimate: Approximately 1 hour per week during the Fall and Spring seasons.  Current is OPEN.

Reporting to Treasurer:

Equipment Manager - Organization and distribution of balls, cones, and playing equipment. Maintains club equipment inventory.  Time Estimate:  10 hours at the start of the Fall season.  Occasional time spent during the season.  Current is Lew Benton.

Uniform Coordinator - Coordination of team uniform orders.  This is done in bulk every 2 years. Individual orders need to be processed as needed.  Time Estimate:  10 hours during the late Spring/early Summer bi-annual uniform ordering process.  Occasionally spend time handling individual orders for new players joining the club.  Current is Paulina Dabek.

Reporting to President:

SportsConnect Registrar -
Ensures that SportsConnect website is properly configured for parents to register their players and pay fees.  Monitors registrations, follows up if there is a registration issue, and provides statistics for leader meetings and financial reporting.   Communicates important time-sensitive information to the club's families.  Follows up with parents and/or Director of Coaching to disposition outstanding travel invitations or past due balances.  Ensures that travel team registrations are complete before transmitting to NJYS.  Time Estimate:  Approximately 10 hours per week during March, April, May, August, and September, 1 hour per week at other times.  Current is Ralph Spicer, acting.

NJYS Registrar - Registers the Club and our travel teams with NJYS on an annual basis.  Ensures that rec and travel players and coaches are properly registered with NJYS via import from SportsCorrect, and that each team's roster in the NJYS system agrees with SportsConnect.  Generates player and coach passes, primarily in September, but also as new travel players and coaches are added throughout the year.  Monitors that NJYS invoices are correct and being paid by the Treasurer.  Obtains Certificates of Insurance and provides to Township Liaison in order to reserve facilities.  Manages requests for club transfers and secondary permissions.  Time Estimate:  Approximately 40 hours in late August, plus 1 hour per week at other times.  Current is Ralph Spicer, acting.

MNJYSA Registrar / League Representative - Acts as the Club's single point of contact with MNJYSA on all league-related tasks, including registration, team setup, and flighting.  Registers teams to correct flights each season, and ensures that Treasurer pays invoices.  Ensures that each team's rosters in MNJYSA GotSoccer system are consistent with SportsConnect, and that Team Managers can generate match cards at the start of the fall season.  Time Estimate: 4 hours per week in August and September; 1 hour per week during the Fall and Spring seasons.  Current is Nick Dean.

EDP Registrar / League Representative
 - Act as the Club's single point of contact with EDP on all league-related tasks, including registration, team setup, and flighting.  Registers teams to correct flights each season, and ensures that Treasurer pays invoices.  Ensures that each team's roster in EDP GotSoccer system is consistent with SportsConnect, and that Team Managers can generate match cards at the start of the fall season. Time Estimate: 4 hours per week in August and September; 1 hour per week during the Fall and Spring seasons. Current is Ralph Spicer, acting.

TeamSnap Registrar - Ensures that each team's roster in TeamSnap system is consistent with SportsConnect, and that new travel parents are sent invitations to join.  Resolves access issues.  Removes access for players who have left a team.   Time Estimate: 4 hours per week in August and September; 1 hour per week during the Fall and Spring seasons. Current is Ralph Spicer, acting.

Travel Team Manager Coordinator - This position supports managers who oversee Club teams. Provide necessary support documents and be a resource for incoming and new managers.  Time Estimate: 10 hours preparing and training new team managers during Summer Team Formation process. Occasional time spent assisting team managers during the season.  Current is Ralph Spicer, acting.

Rec Program Coordinator - Responsible for all tasks necessary to run the Rec Program according to the policies established by the Board of Directors. Attends regular board meetings as needed.  Answers parent questions about the Rec program, and coordinates with VP Club Development on ways to increase participation.  Time Estimate: 5 hours a week during Fall and Spring seasons and player registration periods.  Current is Ralph Spicer.

Webmaster - Manages Club accounts and access on all platforms, including Google Suite, SportsConnect, NJYS, GotSoccer, and TeamSnap.  Maintains club SportsConnect web pages and/or provides access to pages for board members and volunteers as appropriate.  Ensures that all webiste pages are consistent and error-free.  Works with SportsCorrect Registrar for the setup of new club programs.  Works with VP of Club Development to maintain public pages.  Time Estimate: 1-2 hours a week.  Current is Ralph Spicer, acting.

To volunteer for any of the volunteer positions, including those currently filled, or to ask questions, please email [email protected]

Contact

Montgomery Travelers Soccer Club
PO Box 243 
Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502

Phone: 908-845-4625
Email: [email protected]

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