Spare Parts Attendant Aug. 29 2023| 0 KB

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

The Spare Parts Attendant for FIRST Robotics Competition manages the distribution and loaning of spare materials to teams.


  • Set up and breakdown of spare parts table and parts
  • Populate distribution log, and ensure teams complete required paperwork
  • Track parts exchanged and loaned, enforce exchange/loaner requirements and restrictions
  • Work with the FTA and CSA to get approval to loan out specific parts
  • Ability to work and interact with team students and mentors

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience preferred; knowledge of current season kit of parts is preferred
  • Minimum age: 13
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-directed individual
  • Ability to work as a member of a team

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Minimum 1 full day commitment
  • Preferred 2 full day commitment (Districts) or 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.


Training will be conducted on-site

  • Events use the Spare Parts Loaner Form to track parts that are loaned to teams. Some copies are available in the spare parts road case, but if you need additional copies, please print out the Spare Parts Loaner Form

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

  • Direct Supervision: Pit Administration Supervisor
  • On-Site Support: Volunteer Coordinator


* Must read and comply with the Volunteer Handbook