CMP Seeking Assistance for 2019 National Rifle and Pistol Matches

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer/Editor

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is in search of individuals to serve as members of our Support Team during the 2019 National Matches rifle and pistol events, held in July and August at the historic Camp Perry National Guard Training Base in Ohio.

CMP NM Support Staff will be assisting with CMP National Match events only and will be picked from a selection process through all received applications (available on the CMP website). This year, the CMP will be needing assistance for pistol, rifle, smallbore and long range events.

Become a member of our support team and make friendships that last a lifetime.

Duties for NM Support Staff members may include firing line work as range officers, helping with stats/scorecards, along with other tasks assigned as needed.

Becoming a member of CMP NM Support Staff is a worthwhile opportunity for any competition-goer. Not only do they earn behind-the-scenes access to the CMP competitions process, they’re also open to creating lasting memories with staff members and participants along the way.

Why Should I Be Interested in CMP NM Support Staff?

Chosen individuals will receive a per diem travel stipend (based on amount of time worked) and special benefits offered only to those who graciously donate their time to helping us provide an exceptional experience for all of our guests.

Support staff members help assist the CMP with the historic National Matches at Camp Perry.

What Do I Need to Know?

Support members MUST be at least 18 years of age to apply.No past experience is needed, though knowledge of guns, gun safety and range procedures is a plus!

Those chosen will attend a specialized Range Officer training course, provided by the CMP, that will quickly brush up on all you need to know. The Range Officer Course is typically offered for $75/person, but is completely FREE for NM Support Staff members.

Can I Still Compete If I’m on the NM Support Staff Team?

Our helpers are welcome and encouraged to compete during times he or she is not assisting.

How Do I Apply?

Visit our website at http://thecmp.org/competitions/competition-support-team-members/or contact Vera Snyder at 419-635-2141 ext. 782 or [email protected]

Apply today to become a member of the CMP NM Support Staff family!

CMP support staff members are an important part of the annual National Matches. With their assistance, we can assure each competitor will have a positive experience.

4 Responses

  1. Do they pay for airlines? It says per diet travel but that could mean various things. I’m interested if airline and housing are available.
    • You may reach out to our Support Staff coordinator, Vera at [email protected] or 419-635-2141 ext. 782. She will be able to answer your questions. Thank you!
  2. Will you still be inviting the SDM instructors to coach at the Camp Perry SAFS this year as has been the case in the past?
    • Greg, You can reach out to our Competitions Manager, Shannon Hand, at [email protected] or 419-635-2141 ext. 701. She will have the details for the SDM instructors. Thank you!

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