Volunteer Job Descriptions
The positions we fill each week are the following:
Set-up – We need 3 /4 vol. for this (only for home meets). What this consists of is setting up chairs, tables, getting the water ready for hospitality, putting up signs.
Starter – We need 1 vol. for each shift (home meets only). The starter is the one that announces what race it is and gets the races going.
Clerk – We need 1 vol. for each shift (home meets only). The clerk is the one that calls for all kids to report to the zoo.
Zoo – We need 4 vol. for this (two for each shift). The zoo is the one that checks the kids into each event and puts them in the lanes for races.
Stroke & Turn – We need 4 vol. for this (two for each shift). The stroke & turn judge is at each corner of the pool watching the swimmers during the races with there swimming techniques. (You must have the training to serve as a stroke and turn judge – we will be offering another class very soon).
Timers – We need 20 vol. for this (10 for each shift). The timers are the ones that time each race.
Runner – We need 2 vol. for this (one for each shift – home meet only). The runner is the person that collects all of the sheets after each race from the timers and takes to the balloters.
Hospitality – We need 2/4 vol. for this (1/2 for each shift – home meet only). This vol. takes water around to all of the vol. working and offer water.
Computer – We need 4 vol. for this (2 for each shift – home meet only). The computer is the person that inputs all of the times for each event for the meet.
Balloter – We need 2 vol. for this (1 for each shift). The balloter is the person that takes the sheets form each race and circles the time that is in the average of all three times for the race for each lane and gives them to the computer person to enter.
Heat Ribbon – We need 1 vol. for this (home meet only). The heat ribbon person gives out a ribbon to the swimmer that wins there heat in the 12 and under age group for freestyle only.
Clean Up – We need 2/3 vol. for this (home meet only). What consists of clean up is putting away all chairs, tables, etc. to get the pool ready for the next day of use.