Volunteer Position Descriptions

Field Entry Gates: Responsible for admitting authorized individuals into the track area when the track is clear and preventing unauthorized individuals from accessing the field.  Also responsible for helping to direct the flow of athletes across the track to exit the area when the track is clear.  Physical requirements: Standing, opening and closing the gate; full sun.

Finish Line: Responsible for retrieving athletes' tags at the finish line and directing athletes off the track.  Physical requirements: Standing; full sun.

Staging Data Entry: Responsible for accurately entering data on a laptop.  Physical requirements: Seated; requires familiarity with computers, data entry/ten key speed and accuracy.  Full shade.

High Jump: Responsible for corralling athletes and directing the flow of competition, placing/replacing the high jump bar, raising/leveling the bar, line judging, and recording jumps.  Physical requirements: One seated position; others require standing, bending, reaching.  Full sun.

Meet Setup: Responsible for setup of team tents and other equipment.  Physical requirements: Standing, lifting, bending, carrying, reaching.  Early a.m.

Meet Teardown: Responsible for breakdown, removal, and storage of team tents and other equipment. Physical requirements: Standing, lifting, and carrying; no shade.  Work begins at the end of the 200m event; ideal for parents of athletes competing in end-of-meet events.

Long Jump: Responsible for organizing athletes and the flow of competition, watching for faults and other technical issues, measuring jumps, and raking sand.  Physical requirements: One seated position; others require standing, bending, stooping, and raking.  Full sun.

Shot Put: Responsible for organizing athletes and the flow of competition, watching for faults and other technical issues, measuring throws, raking sand.  Physical requirements: One seated position; others require standing, bending, stooping, and raking.  Full sun.

Team Escorts: Corralling athletes and escorting them to staging and to events.  Physical requirements: Standing and walking; full sun.

Staging: Organizing athletes for track events.  Physical requirements: Standing and walking; full sun.

Volunteer Table: Responsible for checking in and assigning duties to volunteers; may be re-assigned to specific volunteer position when necessary.  Physical requirements: This is a seated position, but may require re-assignment to different position if needed elsewhere.

Gremlin Wranglers: Assist team coaches and parents in coordinating Gremlin participation in the meets.  This position requires a background check.  Physical requirements: Sitting, standing, walking; sun and shade.