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Brigade CORPs – Club of Rising Professionals



The Brigade CORPs is a group of young professionals like YOU who are passionate about giving back to the community and significantly impacting the lives of “Our Kids.”

Apply your professional expertise and drive to support the Brigade Boys & Girls Club by:
  • Advancing advocacy and awareness
  • Filling a leadership role
  • Contributing diverse and innovative ideas
  • Providing financial support
  • Cultivating a fun and rewarding environment for Brigade CORPs and Club members
 

Involvement Opportunities

Whether volunteering at Club events, networking with other philanthropic-minded professionals, heading up an established committee, or initiating a fund-raiser, you’re involvement will assure continued sustainability and growth of BBGC programming. You’ll help to both motivate and support your community’s most valuable resource: “Our Kids.”

Committees

Program Development: The diverse range of after-school and summer programs is the life-blood of BBGC. As a member this committee you will develop and implement quarterly volunteer events for CORPs members to participate in and have a direct impact on Club youth. Each category contributes to enriching the lives of Club youth:
  • Character Leadership Development
  • Education and Career Development
  • Sports, Fitness and Recreation
  • Health and Life Skills
  • Resource Development
  • The Arts
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As a CORPs member you will:
  • Increase the positive impact of the Brigade CORPs’ efforts on Brigade Boys & Girls Club youth by supporting existing programs and developing new ones
  • Develop and implement quarterly volunteer events to increase Brigade CORPs membership and participation
  • Develop strategies to increase the number of mentors and volunteers for BBCG youth
  • Support existing events:
    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Field Day
    • Fall Festival
    • Thanksgiving Dinner
    • Holiday Party


CORPs Development: Your involvement strengthens Brigade CORPs leadership and assures organizational stability and consistency while cultivating CORPs leaders of the future. As a member of the CORPs Membership Committee, you will:
  • Develop strategies to identify future Brigade CORPs members
  • Help strengthen the leadership of the CORPs to ensure a strong organization that will provide consistency and leadership into the future
 

“Volunteering at Brigade is one of the most meaningful parts of my life here in Wilmington. I truly feel I’m helping to make a positive difference in the lives of our area’s youth. Whether it’s spending time out on the soccer field, mentoring one individual, or talking with a group of Club members, I know I’m part of something special. I’m part of an organization that provides these kids with enriching experiences that can help them stay on a positive path, one that will lead them to be successful adults and engaged citizens.

 Jeremy Wilson, Past CORPs Vice Chair

 

 

Resource Development: Without the generous contributions of local, regional, and national donors BBCG programming would languish. As a member of the CORPs Resource Development Committee, you will:

    • Diversify and increase financial contributions that fund Brigade Boys & Girls Club programming
    • Identify prospective partnerships with local business, civic, and non-profit organizations
    • Organize and implement fundraisers
    • Provide day-of-event assistance
    • Serve on event sub-committees such as:
    • 10 Day Challenge (April)
    • A BRAND NEW EVENT! (FALL 2017-DETAILS TO COME)
 



Our CORPs Leadership Team

Steve Westbrook, President

Devon Hailey, Vice Chair

Brooke Johnson, Vice Chair

Julia Wessell, Vice Chair

Taylor Cromartie

John Anderson

Andy Mitwol

Thomas Varnum

Matt Weissman

Brittany Parish

Erika Jones

Jerry Todd, Jr.



 


For more information on how to get involved, contact:

Mackenzie Hopkins at mhopkins@brigadebgc.org

 

Check out what the CORPs is doing to support #OurKids!



5 days ago

Thank you to all who have contacted us about the slight glitch in our system and for your patience with us!

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Join us THIS SUNDAY for the Brigade CORPs' Low Country Boil!

Tickets are $20 pre-event and $25 at the door for anyone 21 years old and up!

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Brigade CORPs' Low Country Boil

Don't forget to buy your tickets for the CORPs' Low Country Boil! Tickets are $20 pre-event and $25 at the door! Price includes food, one beverage, and entry fee. All proceeds go to the Brigade Boys ... See more

Brigade Club of Rising Professionals presents a BRAND NEW philanthropic event to benefit "Our Kids" at the @[192696937417454:274:Brigade Boys & Girls Club]! Join us on Sunday, November 19th from 2-5 ... See more

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Brigade and Buffalo Wild Wings' "Team Up for KIDS" Spirit Night

Join us tonight! We'll see you there!

Join Brigade at Buffalo Wild Wings - Monkey Junction for the TEAM UP for KIDS Spirit Night! The night will be filled with a Club staff wing eating contest, Brigade's own cheer squad, and, of course, ... See more

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Join us next Thursday at Buffalo Wild Wings for all the fun! Check it out!

Join Brigade at Buffalo Wild Wings - Monkey Junction (5533 Carolina Beach Road) for the TEAM UP for KIDS Spirit Night on Thursday October, 26th from 5:30-8:00 PM!

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Brigade CORPs' Low Country Boil

Brigade Club of Rising Professionals presents a BRAND NEW philanthropic event to benefit "Our Kids" at the Brigade Boys & Girls Club! Join us on Sunday, November 19th from 2-5 PM for our Low Country ... See more

Brigade Club of Rising Professionals presents a BRAND NEW philanthropic event to benefit "Our Kids" at the @[192696937417454:274:Brigade Boys & Girls Club]! Join us on Sunday, November 19th from 2-5 ... See more

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Are you a local professional that cares about #OurKids? Do you have story to share or a passion to help them reach their #GreatFutures?

We're looking for guest speakers to join us at the ... See more

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Brigade Boys & Girls Club

Get involved this fall! Check out this fun and interactive opportunity to give back to #OurKids!

It's almost fall, y'all! That means it's football season and we need your help! We are looking for coaches and refs to help us with our Flag Football program at the Brigade Boys & Girls Club in New ... See more

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5th Annual Field Day

Thanks to all of our volunteers for an EPIC Field Day at Vance Street! Don't forget to meet us at Wrightsville Beach Brewery at 5:30! Free apps will be available!!

Join the Brigade CORPs for the 5th Annual Field Day at the Brigade Boys & Girls Club! Volunteers will have the chance to assist with dizzy bat, water balloon toss, tug-of-war, and so much more! ... See more

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Timeline Photos

FIELD DAY IS TOMORROW!!! Volunteers, don't forget to check your emails for directions and tips to help you get ready for this awesome event!

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