Project Leader & Transportation Assistant Application

Thank you for your interest in applying for a leadership position for The University of Akron’s largest day of volunteering, Make A Difference Day 2012! The deadline to apply is Friday, October 5, 2012. Questions: please call 330-972-3923 or email us at

This year, Make A Difference Day will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 7:00am-3:00pm.

Project Leader: The Project Leader is assigned to one volunteer group and stays with the group the entire time: from registration, arrival, departure, and everything in between. The Project Leader is able to volunteer with the group and makes sure that the group arrives together and departs together. Typically, Project Leaders are asked to arrive around 7:00am, assist students with finding their designated table, answer questions and ensure all students sign the needed waivers

Transportation Assistant: The Transportation Assistant stays with a bus driver for the entire day and makes sure that the bus safely arrives and departs on time and to the correct site location. A volunteer opportunity will be available on campus for those wanting to volunteer. Typically, Transportation Assistants are asked to arrive around 7:00am to assist the bus drivers in finding their destinations for the day.

Table Leader: The Table Leader is designated to organize the groups/individuals to their assigned “holding” table before leaving for their volunteer agency. The Table Leader helps to collaborate and assist the coordinators, Project Leaders, and Transportation Assistants to make sure that volunteer groups leave at the appropriate time, to their correct bus location, and to their correct site location.

Questions?: Please email or call 330-972-3923