We-Haul Schedule and Sign Up

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Sunday, July 23, 2017                10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017          10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

The Lights Volunteer Office will contact you to confirm your sign-up time(s). 
If you have questions, please call 423.236.2555 or email volunteer@southern.edu.

Job Descriptions—How You Can Help

Hauler »
  • We-Haul officially runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • We-Haul is a rain or shine event (umbrellas provided)
  • Make sure student has room access before moving any belongings into the dorm
  • Carry smaller boxes, hang clothes, lamps, plants, etc.
  • Operate handcarts for larger items such as small fridges, computers, large boxes
  • Negotiate steps and stairwells
  • Keep track of handcarts
  • Back entrance of Talge available for moving in
  • Elevator is located in Talge Hall
Greeter/Door Opener »
  • We-Haul officially runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • We-Haul is a rain or shine event
  • Greet parents and students as they approach dorms entrances and hold the doors open for them
  • Help haulers by keeping track of handcarts
  • Back entrance of Talge will be available for moving in
  • If the fire alarm goes off, greeters are responsible for removing all door wedges throughout the building; fire marshal will check
Head Greeter »
  • We-Haul officially runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • We-Haul is a rain or shine event (umbrellas provided)
  • Help set-up canopies at 9:00 (Talge and Thatcher)
  • Bring lawn chair for yourself
  • Install wedges in hallway doors on each floor
  • Organize any badges and t-shirts
  • Be a welcome face for new students
  • Back entrance of Talge will be available for moving in
  • Say hello to parents/students and instruct greeters/haulers to do the same
  • Keep track of who does and does not help by making notations on schedule (there will be “walk-ups” who will volunteer)
  • All students must have ID card encoded for room access before moving belongings into the dorm
  • Pass out any name badges and t-shirts, etc.
  • Distribute campus maps as people ask for them (most will already have one by the time they get to the dorm)
  • Keep track of the hand carts; greeters should be responsible for returning them to the front for the next person; discourage handing off
  • Water under We-Haul canopies is available for volunteers and campus guests
  • Responsible for removal of all door wedges on each floor at the end of the day; if the fire alarm goes off, greeters are responsible for removing all door wedges throughout the building; fire marshal will check.
 
Parking Lot Attendant »
  • Several parking spots at the front lot of each dorm will be reserved with orange cones. These parking spaces are for offloading purposes only and not long-term use on the day of We-Haul
  • As families come into the lot to unpack, remove the cone and allow them to park
  • Return the cone to the space once the vehicle has left

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