Welcome Table Attendant Oct. 19 2018| 0 KB

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

The Welcome Table Attendant for FIRST Robotics Competition is responsible for meeting, greeting, and directing visitors to the correct areas of the event. 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 welcome table and applicable equipment.
  • Welcome spectators as they arrive and provide information about the event and FIRST
  • Pass out FIRST literature such as: Program Books, match schedules, pit maps, flyers for all levels of the FIRST program

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required
  • Self-directed individual
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time – Volunteers with limited mobility and wheelchairs users welcome
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Familiarity with area/community around the arena not required, but beneficial


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) 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.

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

Direct supervision: Volunteer Coordinator
On-site guidance: Volunteer Coordinator and/or Planning Committee

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