Student Ambassador May. 10 2024| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition, Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Events, Training, Volunteer

Student Ambassadors for FIRST Robotics Competition work to share the FIRST experience with event attendees, invited guests, and VIPs. They educate and engage guests by discussing the build season, game challenge, and inspire the guests continued motivation, passion, and commitment to FIRST. 


  • Conduct tours of the Pit
  • Interact with teams and students
  • Interface with invited guests
  • Check-in at Information and Welcome table 15 minutes prior to the start of shift

Experience and Skills Needed

  • Current students on FIRST teams are encouraged to apply for this role
  • General knowledge of FIRST including:
    • Build season length and restrictions
    • Robot design & building materials
    • Fundraising/Sponsorship methods
    • Other FIRST programs
  • Knowledge of current year FIRST game challenge including:
    • Scoring strategies & values
    • Game objectives
    • Robot build-restrictions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-directed individual
  • Ability to move about the facility

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Can be divided among multiple volunteers for the duration of the event
  • Time commitment varies by event

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.


The Student Ambassador Coordinator conducts training and provides guidance during the competition.

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

  • Direct Supervision: Student Ambassador Coordinator
  • On-Site Support: Program Delivery Partner, Planning Committee Member, Volunteer Coordinator, and/or Student Ambassador Coordinator


* Must read and comply with the Volunteer Handbook