Volunteer Positions

IMG_5970We would love to have you join the more than 100 volunteers, all ages and backgrounds, at the Chesapeake Regional!  See our Calling All Volunteers flyer for more information.


Register on the FIRST Volunteer Information & Matching System (VIMS) and register for an event.  The VIMS system helps FIRST match people with volunteer opportunities.


Volunteer Positions for the Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

It takes a wide range of volunteers to run the Chesapeake Regional.  Some volunteer positions require technical skills but many simply require enthusiasm and willingness to help support FIRSTLearn more about all the volunteer roles.

 

Ambassador
Ambassador Coordinator
Assign As Needed
AutoDesk Attendant
Awards Assistant
Crowd Control
Field Assembly/Disassembly
Field Repair/Reset
Field Supervisor
Game Announcer
Head Referee
Judge
Judge Advisor
Judge Assistant
Lead Robot Inspector
Lead Safety Advisor
Lead Safety Glasses Attendant
Lead Team Queuer
Lead Website Evaluator
Machine Shop Attendant
Machine Shop Shuttle Driver
Machine Shop Staff
Master of Ceremonies (Emcee)
Official Scorer
Pit Administration Supervisor
Pit Administration Support
Pit Announcer
Practice Field Attendant
Referee
Registration System Assistant
Registration System Supervisor
Replacement Parts Attendant
Robot Inspector
Safety Advisor
Safety Exit Monitor - Championship
Safety Glasses Attendant
Scholarship Attendant
Scorekeeper/Field Power Controller
Team Queuing
Team Social Attendant
VIP/Media Check-in Table
Volunteer Lounge Monitor
Volunteer Registration/Information Table
Website Evaluator
Website Evaluator Advisor

 

FRC Season Kickoff

FLOATER
Volunteer will provide assistance in various areas as determined by the Volunteer Coordinator. Volunteers frequently help with last minute tasks identified by event staff and Key Volunteers. They fill volunteer positions for “No-Show” volunteers who were assigned a specific position prior to the event, but did not show-up.

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION TABLE ATTENDANT
The Volunteer Registration and Information Table Attendant will manage all activities at the Volunteer Information and Registration Table, and provide direction, assistance and information to event volunteers and attendees. The Volunteer Registration and Information Table Attendant works under the direction of the Volunteer Coordinator

Play Day and Off-Season Events

FIELD ASSEMBLY
Field Assembly volunteers assist with assembly of the competition playing field on
the day before the event.

FIELD DISASSEMBLY
Field Disassembly volunteers assist with disassembly of the competition playing field on
the day of or day after the event.

FIELD RESET/REPAIR
Volunteers repair and reset the playing field after each team match. They play a critical role in ensuring smooth flow of match play and maintaining pace of the event.

FLOATER
Volunteer will provide assistance in various areas as determined by the Volunteer Coordinator. Volunteers frequently help with last minute tasks identified by event staff and Key Volunteers. They fill volunteer positions for “No-Show” volunteers who were assigned a specific position prior to the event, but did not show-up.

GAME ANNOUNCER
The Game Announcer will work as part of a team with the Master of Ceremonies to energize the teams and spectators, generate and maintain interest, enthusiasm, and excitement throughout the matches. The Game Announcer will announce play-by-play commentary for each match and play a critical role in ensuring smooth flow of match play, and maintaining the pace of the event..

SAFETY ADVISOR
Safety Advisors are involved in ongoing safety assessment during the entire event. The Safety program nurtures a positive reinforcement model using safety credits to emphasize safe behavior and coaching to correct unsafe behavior. The goal is to have a safe event and to promote safety as a holistic life skill.

SCOREKEEPER/FIELD POWER CONTROLLERS (Key Volunteer Position)
The Scorekeeper/Field Power Controllers manage and operates the scoring and field control systems, input scores into the system from the Head Referee, print reports as needed and upload data onto the FIRST website as required. These individuals play a critical role in ensuring smooth flow of match play and maintaining the pace of the event.

TEAM QUEUEING
Team Queueing volunteers are responsible for managing team traffic to and from the playing field. Team Queuers will stage and position teams in preparation for the start of matches. Team Queuers play a critical role in ensuring smooth flow of match play and maintaining the pace of the event.

 

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