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Volunteering

Why volunteer?
The benefits of volunteering can last a lifetime-not only for those who you are helping, but for you as well.
If you are on the fence about a volunteer experience or have doubts about whether or not volunteering
is right for you, you might find yourself surprised at just how much you can gain from taking the plunge.

Volunteering means giving your time and abilities to aid others, such as a nonprofit organization like BNBA,
without want of financial compensation. Put simply, volunteering is a service to your community, and in our
case service to our communities youth.

BNBA relies on volunteers to accomplish day-to-day objectives and to reach long-term goals. We would
not be able to do the work we do without volunteer work. Volunteering your time, skills, and resources is one
of the most powerful ways to make a difference, to help others, and it has been proven to enhance the
wellbeing of those who serve.

BNBA is in need of Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches. You may volunteer for these positions through the
Registration process. You do not have to have a child in the program to volunteer. If you do not wish to be
a Head, or Assistant coach, you may consider helping your team as a score keeper, or to assist in keeping
the team organized. Ask your coach in what ways you can help. Get involved!

BNBA thanks you in advance for your service.




                                         Code of Conduct for All

Youth sports programs play an important role in promoting physical, social, and emotional development of children. It is
essential for parents, coaches, and officials to encourage youth athletes to embrace the values of good sportsmanship.
Moreover, adults involved in youth sports should be models of good sportsmanship and lead by example by demonstrating
fairness, self-control, and respect for other players, coaches, and officials.

I (parent, coach, player, or official) therefore pledge that my family and I are responsible for our words and actions while
attending, coaching, playing, or officiating in a BNBA event and shall conform our behavior to the following code of conduct.

1. We will be responsible for our own actions, using self-control and self-discipline.
2. We will show encouraging behavior to all BNBA program participants.
3. We will treat all participants in the BNBA program with respect, tolerance, and consideration, regardless of race, creed,
    color, national origin, sex, or ABILITY
.
4.
We will deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements.
5. We will not engage in, nor encourage others to engage in, unsportsmanlike conduct with any player, coach, official,
    parent or spectator.
6. We will not engage in, nor encourage others to engage in, any behavior which would endanger the health, safety, or
    well-being of any player, coach, official, parent or spectator.
7. We will not use, nor encourage others to use, drugs or alcohol while at a BNBA event.
8. We will not engage in, nor encourage others to engage in, the use of profanity or profane gestures.
9. We will not engage in, nor encourage others to engage in, verbal or physical threats or abuse aimed at any player,
    coach, official, parent or spectator.
10. We will not initiate, nor encourage others to initiate, a fight or scuffle with any player, coach, official, parent or spectator.


Based on the severity, and/or the amount of incidents, the BNBA board  shall take whatever measures necessary to enforce
this code of conduct, up to and including any of the following actions:

1. Verbal warning issued by the BNBA Director or board.
2. Written warning issued by the BNBA Director or board.
3. Suspension of a player from the program due to his or her failure to comply with this code of conduct.
4. Removal of a player from the program due to his or her failure to comply with this code of conduct.
5. Removal of a player from the program due to the failure of his or her parents/guardians to comply with
    this code of conduct.
6. Removal of a coach or official from the program due to his or her failure to comply with this code of conduct.

This code of conduct is for the purpose of protecting everyone involved,

and to safeguard the integrity of our program and the game of baseball.








Contact

Bloomington-Normal Baseball Association

P.O. Box 3324 
Bloomington, Illinois 61702

Phone: 309-829-2129
Email: [email protected]

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