Volunteer Registration Assistant Oct. 19 2018| 0 KB

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

The Volunteer Registration Assistant for FIRST Robotics Competition manages the check in and registration activities at the Volunteer Registration table. Provides direction, assistance, and information to event volunteers and attendees.


  • Work with the Volunteer Registration Supervisor to be trained on the process for registering assigned volunteers and "walk-on" volunteers. Policy here
  • Help with set-up of the registration area
  • Greet and check in volunteers as they arrive at the event
  • Gather all completed necessary paper forms from volunteers
  • Monitor and enforce FIRST policies for minimum age requirement and "walk-on" volunteers
  • Distribute name badges, t-shirts, volunteer year of service pins, and alumni recognition patches
  • Ensure that all Volunteers check in daily before commencing duties (typically before breakfast)
  • If necessary for registration and check in process, learn required system and computer use
  • Break down registration table and applicable equipment at the close of the event

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required
  • An understanding of office and internet technology, and the ability to utilize them
  • Self-directed individual
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Strong assessment skills

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • 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 is provided by the Volunteer Registration Supervisor at the event. Training may include: PowerPoint presentation, Manual or Handbook, teleconference(s), email communications and other support materials.

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

Direct supervision: Volunteer Registration Supervisor and Volunteer Coordinator
On-site guidance: Volunteer Coordinator, Planning Committee, and/or FIRST staff


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