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FIRST Robotics Competition Volunteer Role Descriptions Aug. 2 2022| 818.86 KB

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

The following are event volunteer roles for the FIRST Robotics Competition. Each role links to the role description that includes responsibilities and any experience that is needed. For a complete list of volunteer role descriptions for FIRST Robotics Competition, please view the FIRST Robotics Competition Volunteer Role Descriptions document.

If you would like to volunteer for a FIRST event, sign up or login on the FIRST Dashboard to apply. All volunteers must be screened as part of the FIRST Youth Protection Program. Volunteers can search for the events by selecting “Event volunteers” and then filtering to the “FIRST Robotics Competition” events, and finding events close to them or can reference our Step-by-Step Instructions

FIRST is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and as such, FIRST makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities that request accommodation. If a participant needs an accommodation for an event, please reach out to the Volunteer Coordinator prior to the event so they can help ensure an accommodation is available and that the role is the right fit. Accommodations are determined reasonable given they do not create an undue hardship or cause safety concerns.

 

Key Volunteer Roles

Control System Advisor
Updated 7/20/2022
Emcee
Updated 8/2/2022
Field Supervisor
Updated 8/2/2022
FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA)
Updated 8/2/2022
FIRST Technical Advisor Assistant (FTAA)
Updated 8/2/2022
Game Announcer (GA)
Updated 8/2/2022
Head Referee
Updated 8/2/2022
Judge Advisor (JA)
Updated 8/2/2022
Lead Queuer
Updated 8/2/2022
Lead Robot Inspector
Updated 8/2/2022
Pit Administration Supervisor
Updated 8/2/2022
Referee
Updated 8/2/2022
Robot Inspector
Updated 8/2/2022
Safety Manager
Updated 8/10/2021
Scorekeeper
Updated 8/2/2022
Volunteer Coordinator
Updated 8/2/2022
Webcast Operator (Regionals Only)
Updated 8/2/2022

 

General Volunteer Roles

Audio/Visual Attendant (Districts Only)
Updated 7/20/2022
Event Manager (Districts Only)
Updated 8/10/2021
Event Photographer
Updated 8/10/2021
Field Assembly/Disassembly
Updated 8/10/2021
Field Resetter
Updated 8/2/2022
Inspection Manager
Updated 8/10/2021
Judge
Updated 8/2/2022
Judge Advisor Assistant (JAA)
Updated 8/10/2021
Load-In/Out Crew
Updated 8/2/2022
Machine Shop Staff
Updated 8/10/2021
Official Scorer
Updated 8/2/2022
Pit Administrator
Updated 8/2/2022
Practice Field Attendant
Updated 8/10/2021
Queuer
Updated 8/2/2022
Quiet Room Attendant 
Updated 8/2/2022
Safety Attendant
Updated 8/2/2022
Spare Parts Attendant
Updated 8/2/2022
Student Ambassador
Updated 8/10/2021
Student Ambassador Coordinator
Updated 8/2/2022
Volunteer Room Assistant 
Updated 8/2/2022

 

Typical Volunteer Paths

These visuals are a quick snapshot that outlines some of the FIRST Robotics Competition Volunteer Paths. Please remember that your path may vary and volunteering in one role does not directly lead to you volunteering in the next role. Consult with your local Volunteer Coordinator to establish a plan that works best for you.