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.”
Want to get involved?
Sign up now to help out at our 5th Annual Field Day on Friday, July 14th from 3-5 PM. Check in is no later than 2:30 PM!
Don’t forget to also join us after Field Day at Wrightsville Beach Brewery from 6:30-7:30PM! Free appetizers will be provided, and WBB’s “Give-Back Beer” will be available for purchase to benefit Brigade!
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
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.”
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
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
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, Secretary John Anderson Carrie Kelso Andy Mitwol Thomas Varnum Matt Weissman Brittany Parish Erika Jones Jerry Todd, Jr.
For more information on how to get involved, contact: