2012 NBA All-Star Technology Summit: Day of Service

Day Of Service

All participants in the Technology Summit and their families attending All-Star will have the opportunity to join our NBA Cares All-Star
Day of Service, on Friday, February 24. We will have an afternoon filled with hands-on service projects designed to support communities and people in need throughout Central Florida. These projects will accommodate volunteers of all ages and skill levels and will create places where children and families can live, learn or play.

You will be able to register at the Summit and choose from three (3) different projects. The projects we've planned will accommodate volunteers of varying ages and skill levels.

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT REGISTRATION – TECH SUMMIT GUESTS ONLY

Tech Summit guests can register for projects at the Tech Summit. All volunteers will need to sign a release and waiver form at registration.

  • Location:
  • Waldorf Astoria (next to Tech Summit registration – follow signs from Waldorf Astoria main lobby to Tech Summit Registration)
  • Hours:
  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

FAMILY REGISTRATION

If you have family members who are interested in participating, registration will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24 in select All-Star Hotel lobbies. Family members should plan to register in their hotel lobby at 12:00 p.m. and take the transportation provided to and from the project site. Buses to all (3) project sites will be available at the Tech Summit, so you can plan to meet your family members at the site they have been assigned.

SHIFT SCHEDULE

There will be one afternoon shift for all volunteers. All projects are scheduled to finish at 4:00 p.m.

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Registration (Tech Summit guests only)
  • 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Registration (All guests/volunteers at participating All-Star Hotels)

At registration you will receive:

  • Your volunteer project assignment
  • A nametag
  • Information on transportation
  • A volunteer tee shirt

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  • Board your bus
  • Travel to project site

1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Project orientation
  • Perform tasks as assigned
  • Get dirty, have fun and make a difference!

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Finish tasks
  • Board bus for departure

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Travel back to hotel

TRANSPORTATION

Buses will depart the Waldorf Astoria for project sites following the conclusion of the Summit. We will return you to your All-Star hotel following the community service activities.

ATTIRE

If you plan to participate, we are encouraging Summit guests to wear “working” attire to the Summit (comfortable clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty with dust and/or paint). Remember to wear closed-toe, rubber soled shoes. All volunteers will be provided with an NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service volunteer tee shirt.

VOLUNTEER ESSENTIALS

What is the dress code for the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service?

We want you to be comfortable while working, so please wear comfortable clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty with dust or paint and wear closed-toe rubber soled shoes. You will be provided an NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service volunteer tee shirt at registration.

What if it’s raining?

While we don’t anticipate a rainy day, the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service will take place rain or shine.

Will there be food and water allowed on site?

Yes. You are welcome to bring your own. Additionally, the NBA will provide you with snacks and beverages throughout the afternoon.

Will there be bathrooms available?

Yes, every site will be equipped with proper facilities.

Will there be a place to lock up my belongings?

All volunteers will be responsible for their own items so please leave your valuables in your room.

Can I register my family?

Yes! If you and your family have been invited to NBA All-Star you are all invited to participate in the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service. Information on projects with age restrictions will be available during registration.

Can my friends and I be assigned to the same site?

Sites will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

What if I still have more questions?

If you can’t find all the information you need here, please contact Stephanie Meiseles (smeiseles@nba.com/201-974-6430).