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Meet Volunteer Role Descriptions

Each Seals family must fill a minimum of 40 Family Volunteer Points for the season. 

Age Group Parent (Home/Away)
Full Meet Position - 10 Pts 
Arrive 15 min earlier than swimmers. Check-In and Check-Out swimmers. Keep assigned group of children together in designated area. Make sure swimmers are marked and get to the ready bench in time for their events. Remain with their swimmers until the end of the meet, and make sure swimmers clean up all trash and snacks before they leave.

Awards (Home/Away)
Full Meet Position - 10 Pts
Assist the Head of Awards with labeling and organizing ribbons. This role might require volunteer to stay after the meet.

Clean Up Crew (Home/Away)
After Meet Position - 10 Pts 
TEENS 13+ may SUB IN for FAMILY VOLUNTEER PTS 

HOME
Meet with Head of Clean Up 10 min before conclusion of meet for instructions. Some tasks include: taking down tents, picking up cones, signs, moving ready benches, picking up garbage and helping to load the shed. PLEASE NOTE: To earn your points, you must stay until all of the clean up is complete. Plan on staying for 30 min to 1 hr after the meet ends.
AWAY
Meet with Head of Clean Up 10 min before conclusion of meet for instructions. Some tasks include: taking down tents and loading them in trucks, driving back to CC Shed to unload. PLEASE NOTE: To earn your points, you must stay until all of the clean up is complete. Plan on staying for 30 min to 1 hr after the meet ends. 

Event/Heat Board (Home)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
Located near starter, this volunteer operates the 'Event/Heat' Board and increments the numbers using a remote control. Also updates MeetBop for each event and heat.

Floater (Home/Away)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
TEENS 13+ may SUB IN for FAMILY VOLUNTEER PTS
This is a "Jack of all Trades" role that will fill in at positions as needed during the meet.

Gate Keeper (Home)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
Two volunteers will "man" the gate at Escarpment Boulevard and the gate at the parking lot behind the pool from the start of the meet until it is over. You can set up chairs and rotate between yourselves as needed. The purpose of this position is to allow the gates to be closed during the meet but to control entrance and exit of spectators. The early shift starts as volunteers begin arriving at the pool. The late shift ends at the end of the meet, as gates are locked.

Hospitality Assistant (Home)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
TEEN 13+ Only Earn FAMILY VOLUNTEER PTS
Assist hospitality team with handing out water and any other needs during the meet.

"Lane Signaler" (Home)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
This volunteer will be stationed at the far end of the pool and will be in charge of signaling to the Starter and Computer Team that the swimmers and timers are ready to begin the next race. This position is needed due to the limited sight from the computer table to the far end of the pool during the 10 lane meets.

Marshal (Home)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
Pathway Marshal - Stationed near the Visiting Zoo gate to make sure the teams follow the correct path to the Ready Bench.

Ready Bench (Home/Away) 
Full Meet Position - 10 Pts
Tasks Include: Call swimmers to the ready bench area, make sure swimmers are sorted by heat/by lane, seat swimmers based on heats and lane position, guide kids from ready bench to the pool lanes, confirm swimmers are in correct lane and order. Ready Bench Wrangler: Carry white boards to announce next event to both home/visitor zoo.

Runners/Heat Ribbons (Home/Away)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
TEENS 13+ may SUB IN for FAMILY VOLUNTEER PTS 
Runners help  get information from Stroke & Turn Judges to the Computer Operators and then from Timers to Computer Operators. Heat Ribbon Volunteers hand out the heat winner ribbons after each race.

Set Up (Home/Away)
Early/Late Shift - 5 Pts
HOME
Meet Head of Set Up (first to arrive) at CC Pool shed. Help unload necessary items from shed, carry to deck and continue to set up. Some tasks include: Assemble Age Group, Timer and Ready Bench Tents, carry ready benches, set up cones etc. Head of Set Up will give you instruction.
AWAY
Arrive early at away location to help unload tents and set up age group tents. Needs to coordinate with the Head Set-Up parent, as well as the Head Age Group Parent, for directions on time to meet and where to put tents.

Stroke and Turn Judge
Early - 5 Pts 
Late - 10 Pts 
Watch swimmer's strokes and turns for compliance to CCSL Regulations. Requires certification, good for two years. EARN 5 FAMILY VOLUNTEER PTS for S&T Training! 
The Stroke and Turn Guide can be found below

Timer (Home/Away)
Early - 5 Pts 
Late - 5 Pts 
Use a stopwatch to time each swimmer’s event. Verify name of swimmer with the name on the card where time will be recorded. Write disqualification on card when instructed by stroke and turn judge. Relief timer will be on deck and roaming during the entire meet to provide breaks as needed to timers and run back-up watches.

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