Welcome and Alumni Attendant Aug. 11 2021| 0 KB

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

The Welcome and Alumni Attendant for FIRST Robotics Competition is responsible for meeting, greeting, and directing visitors to the correct areas of the event. This volunteer will also speak with students, mentors, parents, and other attendees about FIRST Alumni engagement opportunities and the FIRST Scholarship Program. A flat-screen TV that plays the FIRST Robotics Competition game animation and promo videos may be located at the Welcome Table.


  • Help with setup and breakdown of the tables and applicable equipment and set up display per the included instructions
  • Welcome spectators as they arrive and provide information about the event and FIRST
  • Welcome volunteers, teams, and VIPs, etc.
  • Provide info about FIRST and directions to various facility locations, and answer questions
  • Speak with students, parents, mentors, and Alumni about the FIRST Scholarship Program and other Alumni engagement opportunities
  • Pass out FIRST literature such as: Program Books, match schedules, pit maps, scholarship and alumni info, and flyers for all levels of the FIRST program
  • Breakdown and pack up tables at the end of the event

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience or general knowledge of FIRST, Alumni opportunities and/or the FIRST Scholarship Program preferred
  • Self-directed individual
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • General knowledge of facility and event layout
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a member of a team
  • Self-directed and motivated individual
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time – individuals with limited mobility are welcome 


Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Can be divided among multiple volunteers for the duration of the event
  • Time commitment varies by event
  • Preferred 2 full day commitment (Districts)
  • Preferred 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: Volunteer Coordinator
  • On-Site Support: Volunteer Coordinator and/or Planning Committee

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