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Parent Volunteers

Swim and dive meets would not be possible without parent volunteers. Parents are needed at all meets. The success of our team depends on the involvement of all parents, and the coaches and team appreciate your support. The jobs are easy, and working the meets really helps the time fly!

The volunteer obligation for families with one athlete is to fulfill shifts totaling 8 points. For families with two or more athletes, 10 points fulfills the volunteer requirement. Shifts are 1/2 - 2 points each. Volunteer sign-ups open via the team website calendar beginning October 13.  Please note:  Job points may change from season to season depending on team numbers.  

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Swimming Volunteer Opportunities (no training required)

Timer - Two per lane use a stopwatch and record the times of each race. (2pts)

Runner - Runners pick up the cards from the timers after times are written down and bring them to the scoring table. (2pts)

Computer Verifier - Verify scores (proofread) after they have been entered into the computer. (2pts)

Console Verifier - Verify times printed from timing console. (2pts)

Set-up - Help set-up for the meet. (1pt)

Clean-up - Help clean up after the meet. (1/2pt)

Diving Volunteer Opportunities (no training required)  

Dive announcer – announce names, dives, and degree of difficulty using provided script. No training required. (1/2pt)

Dive scorer – Enter scores into the computer. No training required. (1/2pt)

Dive score verifier – Verify scores (proofread) after they have been entered into the computer. No training required. (1/2pt)

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Concession Stand - At home meets, volunteers are needed to help sell food and drinks to the attendees. Concessions raise money to offset our team expenses. These volunteers report to our volunteer concessions chair who purchases and sets up the items for sale w/ the help of meet volunteers. (2pts)

Social Committee - Help with Team Building Event (1pt), Team Pizza Social (1pt), Ice Cream Social (1pt), Waffle House Social (1pt), and County lunches (1pt each).

Meet Management - Involves learning how to set up and take down the timing equipment (training required). (2pts)

Computer Operation – Involves running the Hy-Tek meet management software (training required). (2pts)

Console Operation - Set up and run the timing console (training required). (2pts)

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