Build America 2019

Participant Center

Welcome to the 2019 BAM team roster! This is your home for preparing for your trip. Please bookmark this page and check back every couple weeks for updates and resources to be successful as a team member. Remember, we’re here to help, so please reach out with questions and concerns.

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Getting Started

Your First 30 Days
  1. Schedule your on-boarding call with your Regional Director using the link below
  2. Join the 2019 Ability Experience Team Events Facebook page
  3. Get Started Fundraising! Use this guide to help you get started and avoid common mistakes.

We list the most important to-dos right here for you to check off. Build America is like taking another class, you have to put in the time and effort to get the results. Fundraising, communication, webinar participation, administrative items and other requirements are all important to keeping your spot on the roster. If you miss multiple items, you could be removed from the roster and moved to a waitlist. For questions and concerns, contact your Regional Director or teamservices@abilityexperience.org.

Requirements

RequirementsDue DateInstructions
Monthly Phone CallMonthlySchedule a Call each month with your Regional Director. Select Team Member Catch-up Call for a quick 15 minute chat or Consultation Call if you need more time.
Fundraising DeadlinesMonthly Fundraising Requirements are set every other month to ensure you're going to hit your Fundraising Minimum. Benchmarks along the way help you keep pace. You may be removed from the roster if you fail to hit a deadline, but remember, we're here to help you reach your goal.
Mission Webinar & QuizDecember1. Watch Recording
2. Take Quiz
Liability Waiver2/28/19Read and agree to the terms of our event liability waiver by providing a digital signature. SUBMIT HERE
Security Deposit2/28/19Pay a $50 Security Deposit which covers liability of equipment and vehicles during the event. Remaining balance will be refunded at end of event.
Medical History Form2/28/19Print and submit completed Medical History Form. Team Members MUST receive a physical examination and bring blank form to be signed AND stamped by your physician. SUBMIT HERE.
Health Insurance Card2/28/19All team members must provide proof of insurance by scanning or taking a legible picture of the FRONT & BACK of your health insurance card. SUBMIT HERE.
Motor Vehicle Record Release & Disclosure2/28/19AGE 20+ ONLY. Print and complete both pages of MVR Form to qualify to drive team vehicles. SUBMIT HERE
Drug Test5/20/19Check for an email from zagerton@abilityexperience.org that includes your ID number and instructions to get tested at a LabCorp center near you.
Travel Plans5/20/19Instructions TBA
CPR CertificationOptionalWe recommend all team members to receive Adult First Aid/CPR training through an "Online & In person" or "In person" class. To find a class near you, visit The Red Cross. Certifications are valid for 2 years and are to be obtained at your own expense.
Schedule Your

Monthly Call

You are expected to have a call with your Regional Director every month. This time is for you. How can we help you? Come in with questions and be ready to talk about your homework and what you’re doing to be successful. Even if you are struggling, we want to hear from you and help! Regional Director Map
2019

Team Member Manual

The team member manual contains everything you (and your parents) need to know about Build America. It will help answer questions about fundraising and give lots of ideas. The updated version for 2019 is now posted. Check it out.
Join the official 2019 Ability Experience Team Events Facebook Group. It's a great place to connect with other great leaders from Build America, Gear Up Florida and Journey of Hope. Post questions, share ideas and get to know your future teammates!