North Hanover Township
Burlington County, NJ

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Recreation Volunteer Information and Form

To Contact the Recreation Department:
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Telephone Icon (609) 758-2522 Ext. 229

Recreation Office is available at the North Hanover Municipal Building on Monday nights from 7 pm – 8 pm.

Recreation Volunteer Form - Please read the following information before completeing the form.  (Print form then complete and mail or deliver to the Township)

Recreation Committee: The recreation committee is an advisory committee to the township committee and is charged with running all township recreation activities. As a member, you participate in making decisions about how to best facilitate township recreation events. Meetings are once per month (first Tuesday of each month).

·    If you would rather not be a member of the committee and/or are only interested in helping out for a particular event there are many opportunities to assist with particular events or aspects of the sports programs. There may be various subcommittees that assist the recreation committee throughout the year.

Youth Sports: Select coaches, select/purchase equipment, uniforms, assist with team selection, represent NHT at league level, coordinate facility usage, awards, coach education, promote programs, and organize volunteers to assist coaches 

Adult Sports: Help organize; direct, and run different adult recreation sports programs (currently basketball and volleyball). Coordinate facility usage, advertise and promote programs, etc. 

Coaching Education: Develop materials (skills, drills, games, resources, etc.) to assist coaches with teaching children the necessary skills in the correct progression in a manner that encourages full and continued participation in the sport. 

Awards: Organize Award ceremonies for each sport (including baseball opening day activities), purchase awards, ensure that all coaches, volunteers and athletes are recognized, discard/donate extra awards.  

Uniforms: Work with sports commissioners to select uniforms (style, colors, and quantities), identify/select vendor(s), maintain inventory of uniforms, and discard/donate old/damaged/unneeded uniforms. 

Registration: Tracking coach registration and certification classes, advertise recreation programs and events, recruit participants for youth sports and community events, assist with youth sports registration. 

Field Maintenance & Improvement: Develop and execute facility maintenance plan, develop plan to improve NHT sports facilities and work with Rec Committee to implement, ensure facilities are maintained, cleaned and properly prepared for each season (e.g., spring/fall clean-ups). 

Community Events: For each of the events, volunteers are needed to perform some or all of the following: organize the events, obtain use of facilities, recruit and organize volunteers, solicit and organize sponsors and/or vendors, purchase supplies, obtain food vendors, work with the township committee and different township services, etc.

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