Lead Safety Glasses Attendant Sep. 18 2018| 0 KB

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

Lead Safety Glasses Attendant for FIRST Robotics Competition ensures that the safety glass stations are executed properly throughout the event. Maintain a high level of safety as stated in the FIRST Safety Manual and Game Manual.


  • Help meet, greet, and direct visitors to the event pit areas
  • Coordinate with Event Manager/Volunteer Coordinator to determine locations for Safety Glasses Stations
  • Ensure that all Safety Glasses Stations are adequately supplied with safety glasses, cleaning supplies, earplugs, and other items as needed throughout the day
  • Maintain schedule for Safety Glasses Attendants to ensure that the Safety Glasses Stations are staffed throughout the day
  • Make sure Safety Glasses Station volunteers have meals/breaks
  • Properly secure safety glasses at the end of each day during the competition
  • Complete Safety Glasses Inventory at end of competition
  • Communicate with Event Manager if additional supplies are needed, either for your own event or an upcoming event

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to oversee and manage others
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a member of a team 
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to link FIRST principles to a safety approach, and move teams to compliance
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills focused on a coaching approach
  • Ability to "take charge"; be assertive
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a member of Safety team
  • Ability to move about the facility and stand for long periods
  • Approachable and friendly personality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time – Volunteers with limited mobility and wheelchairs users welcome
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment


Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Complete training prior to the event
  • Minimum 2 full day commitment (Districts)
  • Minimum 3 full day commitment (Regionals)

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.


Complete Lead Safety Glasses Advisor Training prior to arriving. Training Slides


Reporting Relationships and Supervision

On-site Guidance: Volunteer Coordinator


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