General Volunteer Resources Oct. 8 2021| 0 KB

Content Type: Volunteer
Tags: Training, Volunteer, Youth Protection

General Resources

New to volunteering? Check out these resources to help you get started.

Returning as a volunteer but have questions? These resources cover many aspects of volunteering for FIRST® from registering to become a volunteer, a deeper dive into using the different features of the Volunteer Registration system, how to complete your Youth Protection screening process, and all the things you wanted to know about being a FIRST volunteer.

How to Become a FIRST Volunteer - Helpful information on how to volunteer with FIRST

FIRST Event Volunteer Checklist - Become a more effective FIRST event volunteer.

FIRST Mentor/Coach Checklist - To guide you through your journey as a volunteer mentoring or coaching a FIRST team.

Volunteer Registration User Guide - Frequently asked questions regarding Volunteer Registration. 

Volunteer Screening Guide - Information about the volunteer screening process.

FIRST Volunteer Handbook - Comprehensive guide to the different ways people can volunteer with FIRST. Includes expectations, descriptions of trainings, policies, and other resources. Updated 02/15/2021

Remote Mentoring with FIRST- Remote Mentoring with FIRST is a brief simulation training that explores the fundamentals of remote meetings for mentors and coaches. 

FIRST ED&I Volunteer Recruitment Tip Sheet - This tip sheet is designed to provide helpful strategies for recruitment of FIRST volunteers.


Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Statement - A required form for specific volunteer roles.

FIRST Walk-On Event Volunteer Policy and Application Form - A required form for volunteers who are not previously assigned in Volunteer Registration.

Event Volunteer Role Descriptions

FIRST LEGO League Explore 

FIRST LEGO League Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Policies and Procedures

FIRST Volunteer Code of Conduct

FIRST Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities