Committee Members

Committee member applications are now CLOSED.

The Big Event operates with a committee of approximately 40 members. Each fall, applicants go through an application and interview process to be selected for The Big Event. The committee is broken into five sub-committees, each comprised of about 6-12 members. These sub-committees work throughout the year to complete various tasks that help The Big Event continue to be successful. As a committee member you can expect the following responsibilities:

  • Attend all weekly committee meetings held on Tuesday night
  • Attend all mandatory events, including workshops and retreats
  • Complete various tasks designated by your sub-committee executives
  • Participate in the Fall Service Project, Gala, and Subco Day
  • Work table hours as assigned for Campus Awareness
  • Distribute Job Request Forms and Participation Forms
  • Check job sites and fill out corresponding paperwork
  • Work one office hour each week in the Spring
  • Pay fall and spring dues

Staff Assistants

In November, The Big Event recruits staff assistants to join our committee. Essentially, these members triple the size of our committee and help provide the numbers that we need to get all of the jobs checked, all the participants signed up, and all of the details taken care of for a successful day of. All applicants go through an application process to be selected for our committee. The role of staff assistant is similar to that of a committee member except that they are not a part of a specified subcommittee. As a staff assistant you can expect the following responsibilities:   

  • Attend all spring committee meetings
  • Attend all mandatory events, including workshops and retreats
  • Work table hours for Campus Awareness
  • Distribute Job Request Forms and Participation Forms
  • Check job sites and fill out corresponding paperwork
  • Work one office hour each week in the Spring
  • Attend at least two organizational meetings
  • Pay spring dues
Day-of Duties

On the day of The Big Event, committee members and staff assistants serve as the primary workforce to complete the following:    

  • Checking in of all of the student participants and working at various other locations during kick-off
  • Tool distribution
  • Setting up tool headquarters and taking tools back from students as jobs are completed
  • Checking job sites to ensure that the recipient is satisfied
  • Completing jobs that are not completed and solving miscellaneous problems
  • Cleaning up the site of The Big Event

 

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