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Supporting Cast Job Descriptions

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Although the Supporting Cast Coordinator must have a Police Check, volunteers who assist PAL Stratford members in need must work with the Supporting Cast Coordinator in lieu of a reference check.

Phone Buddy

(1/2 hour per week)

Volunteer phones a PAL/Supporting Cast member for a chat and to exchange arts news.

Lunch/Coffee Buddy

(1 hour per week or month)

Volunteer visits or takes out PAL/Supporting Cast member for lunch of coffee. Volunteers treat.

Driving to Appointments

(1-2 hours per week or month)

Volunteer picks up and takes home member from appointments, shopping, visits, or other errands.

Light Maintenance/Gardening/Light Housework/Computer Help

(1-2 hours per month)

Volunteers can arrange with members according to member needs and volunteer time. Can be combined with a visit.

Accommodation for member guests

Volunteers can provide accommodation or help members find accommodations for out of town guests.


(1 hour per month)

Volunteers can help stuff envelopes and help with special mailings, copying, poster distribution, Thank you notes.

Special Events

(1-4 hours per event)

Volunteers can help with publicity, driving members to the event, or other jobs as described by the event coordinator.

Fundraising Events

(1-4+hours per event)

Volunteers can help with silent auctions, PAL promotion tables, food, publicity etc.

PAL Promotion/Advertising

(1-4+hours per event)

Volunteers can work with events coordinator to work at promotion events.

Social Events

(1-3 hours per event)

Volunteers can help with food, set up, clean up, invitations and thank you notes, driving members.

PAL Board Committees


Volunteers can serve on sponsorship, membership, special events committees.


(depends on event)

Volunteers can create items for silent auctions of performances, perform, provide technical assistance.

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