Volunteer Job Descriptions

To volunteer – Contact Sarah Szachnieski at  seszachnieski@gmail.com.

ARENA COORDINATOR

Duties include:

  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator with organizing a group of 5-10 volunteers to help with set up/take down prior to show
  • Check arenas pre-show/make sure rings get dragged on breaks
  • Manage set up/take down crews
  • Pre-show ring walk through

 

ARENA CREW

Please indicate if you prefer set-up, take-down or both.

Duties include:

  • Assist in set up/take downs of arenas at shows

RING STEWARD COORDINATOR

Duties include:

  • Trains ring stewards pre-show
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator in filing positions

RING STEWARDS

Duties include:

  • Minds ring schedule, manages warm-up, bit/whip checks
  • There are different shifts to choose from each day of a rated show

SCRIBE COORDINATOR

Duties include:

  • Trains scribes pre-show
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator in filing positions

SCRIBES

Duties include:

  • Transcribe for judges ( A great way to learn/improve tests at all levels!)
  • There are different shifts to choose from each day of a show

SCORING ASSISTANTS

Duties Include:

  • Tabulates tests, posts scores, pins classes, etc.

RUNNERS

Duties include:

  • Transport tests from judges stand to office for scoring.
  • Work under the leadership of the volunteer coordinator and head scorer

JUDGE COORDINATOR

Duties include:

  • Arrange Judge transfers and airport pick up/drop off
  • Work closely with the show manager for judge arrangements
  • Plan dinner and lunch schedules
  • Provide program/schedule in hotel room
  • Judge lunches
  • Plan gift baskets and drop off at hotel before Judges arrival

JUDGE COORDINATOR ASSISTANT

Duties include:

  • Assist Judge Coordinator in transporting judges (hotel, airport, show) in a timely manner.
  • Assist Judge Coordinator with Judge/TD gifts

Many of these volunteer positions can be done by competitors! Remember, volunteers work on shifts. You can schedule a shift around your ride times. Also keep in minds that many volunteer positions take place before or after a show.