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Job Descriptions

Our swim team relies heavily on parents to run the meets. It takes more than 100 volunteers for a swim meet to run effectively. Therefore, each family on our team will earn 65 points worth of volunteer activities during the regular 4 meet season. Some positions require certification or training, look for clinics and training sessions on our website.

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BREAK DOWN (Home & Away)

Takes down all the tents, tarps, heating benches, ropes and signs & returns to storage.

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CONCESSIONS (Home Only)

Sell food & drinks to people who wish to consume them. Grill Master works about 2/3 of the meet, and will clean the grill and pack up supplies/propane.

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CONSOLE OPERATOR (Home & Away)

Manages the meet scoring. They will be using the team PC throughout the meet. Each operator will get 30 minute breaks every 60 minutes. WHALe / Preseason training REQUIRED.

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DECK MONITOR (Home Only)

Ensures sure only meet workers are on the deck closest to the clubhouse.

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EXTRAS (Home & Away)

Will arrive in time to attend the timers meeting and be on hand the entire meet to help where needed. Will be awarded full 20 points if placed in a full-meet job. MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR THE FULL MEET IF NEEDED.

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HOME MEET PRE-SETUP (Home Only)

~1 hour of setup the evening prior to a home meet. Set up all tents, ready benches, tables, timing chairs, umbrellas, etc.

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MERCHANDISE TABLE (Home Only)

Sit at the merchandise table and sell things to people who want them.

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PARKING / SECURITY (Home Only)

Sets up signs & aids parents in parking. Ensures reserved parking spaces are not taken. Patrols pool area and surrounding grounds for security purposes. Bringing a bike may help.

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READY BENCH (Home & Away)

Receive the swimmers from the Team Parents. Organize swimmers into their lanes and onto their ready bench. WORKS ENTIRE MEET.

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RIBBONS (Home & Away)

Organize and distribute ribbons.

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RUNNER (Home & Away)

The runner collects all of the timing sheets from the timers and delivers them to the referee or computer table.

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SETUP (Home & Away)

Set up all tents, ready benches, tables, timing chairs, umbrellas, etc.

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STROKE JUDGE – TOUCH/TURN & STROKE (Home & Away)

All Judges and Starters must attend a training course and hold current WHALe certification. WILL WORK ENTIRE MEET (with 30 minute breaks every 90 minutes).

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TENT PARENT (Home & Away)

Only 6 and under team parents may leave after ALL 6 and under swimmers have been released after backstroke, all other age groups WORK THE ENTIRE MEET.

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TIMER (Home and Away)

Will be assigned to a single lane and will have either a wireless or 

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