Volunteer Lounge Monitor Aug. 11 2021| 0 KB

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

The Volunteer Lounge Monitor for FIRST Robotics Competition helps manage personnel in the Volunteer Lounge. This position requires sitting by the entrance of the Volunteer Lounge to check for proper authorization to pass through the area. May use a counter to get an accurate number of volunteers that eat in the facility.


  • Sit/stand by Volunteer Lounge, monitor who passes through
  • Check for proper authorization, volunteers wear a FIRST "Volunteer" shirt and volunteer name badge identifying their status

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required
  • Ability to "take charge"; be assertive
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time - individuals with limited mobility are welcome 
  • Ability to work and interact with volunteers, team members, contracted and FIRST staff
  • General knowledge of facility and event layout
  • Approachable and friendly personality

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Can be divided among multiple volunteers for the duration of 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.


Training will be conducted on site

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

  • Direct Supervision and On-Site Support: Volunteer Coordinator and/or Event Manager


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