RESOURCE LIBRARY

Alumni & Scholarship Attendant Sep. 18 2018| 0 KB

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Training, Volunteer
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The Alumni & Scholarship Attendant for FIRST Robotics Competition will oversee promotion of the FIRST Alumni Programs, and specifically the FIRST Scholarship Program to Participants, Parents, Mentors and others attending a FIRST Robotics Competition event. The Alumni & Scholarship Attendant will locate and set up the Alumni/scholarships table using provided materials, and man the table during hours of operation. The Alumni & Scholarship Attendant will speak with students and parents about FIRST Alumni engagement opportunities and the FIRST Scholarship Program.

Responsibilities

  • Locate the alumni & scholarship table and materials
  • Unpack the FIRST Alumni Programs information from pallet, package, or Roadcase 13 and set up display per the included instructions
  • Staff the table; Speak with Students, Parents, and Alumni about the FIRST Scholarship Program and other Alumni engagement opportunities
  • Breakdown and pack up table at the end of the event
  • Inform the FIRST Alumni Relations Manager at scholarships@firstinspires.org of any deficit or issues with materials

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST Alum preferred
  • Ability to "take charge"
  • General knowledge of FIRST, Alumni opportunities and/or the FIRST Scholarship Program
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a member of a team
  • Self-directed and motivated individual
  • While talking points will be made available on event-day, the ideal volunteer will familiarize themselves with the FIRST Alumni engagement opportunities and FIRST Scholarship Program prior to the event, and contact the FIRST Alumni Relations Manager with any questions beforehand at scholarships@firstinspires.org
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods; walk the length of the facility  

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Can be divided among multiple volunteers for the duration of the event
  • Maximum 2 full day commitment


Note: Event schedules vary. Please check the event schedule and talk to your Volunteer Coordinator for detailed information on when you are expected to arrive. Volunteers should arrive on site 15-20 minutes prior to the start of every shift to allow time to check in at the Volunteer Registration table.

Training

Training materials available on site as well as online at https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/alumni-scholarship-resources

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

Direct supervision: Volunteer Coordinator
Oversight by: FIRST Volunteer Resources Department Staff and FIRST Alumni Relations Manager

* Must read and comply with the FIRST Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities