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Sign ups continue for “Here for Home” volunteers

To All TCNJ Faculty and Staff: 

TCNJ’s “Here for Home” Hurricane Sandy Relief Committee invites you to volunteer** your time and energy to help ReNEW JERSEY. Faculty and staff members are encouraged throughout the spring semester to accompany busloads of students to help “heal the shore” by cleaning-up and rebuilding our state. 

During Spring 2013 volunteers will travel to various shore sites on Saturday February 9, 16, 23, and March 2, 23 & 30, and April 6, 13, & 20, 2013. (Please note: March 30, 2013 is Easter weekend) 

You may travel either on a college sponsored bus (space permitting) or in your own private vehicle. Those traveling in their own car are welcome to follow the buses. Buses depart TCNJ at 8am from the BSC and return to campus at approximately 5:30pm. Volunteers will receive a brief safety training each Saturday morning immediately prior to departure. 

Registration Procedures

·   Volunteer registration must be completed in person, on a first come, first served basis. No seats may be reserved for colleagues.

·   Registrations will be accepted Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm in BSC 230, the Dean of Students Office Suite, located directly above the bookstore.

·   Volunteers who wish to ride the bus MUST BE currently employed TCNJ faculty or staff. A refundable, $10 cash deposit per person is required at the time of registration. Deposits will be refunded at the time of bus boarding. 

TCNJ’s “Here for Home” Hurricane Sandy Relief Committee thanks you for supporting our efforts. Funding for the “Here for Home” bus trips is provided by The Office of the President, The Office of Student Activities, TCNJ Dining Services, TCNJ “Here for Home” Relief Committee and the Student Finance Board.

Another great way to show your support is to purchase a TCNJ designed, ReNEW JERSEY t-shirt available at the College Bookstore in the BSC (in-store or on-line at tcnj.bncollege.com). The shirts are $14.99 each. All proceeds will be donated to Hurricane Sandy relief. 

For further information on TCNJ’s “Here for Home” initiatives, contact Stephanie Kraver, New Jersey AmeriCorps Vista Asset Based Community Development Coordinator at the Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement at: 609.771.2548 or kraver2@tcnj.edu ; or visit: http://hereforhome.pages.tcnj.edu 

**  Voluntary involvement of the College faculty and staff in supporting Here for Home does not include the ability to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage or defense and indemnity under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act.

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