Weekly Volunteer Positions
Line walkers - 2 volunteers per meet (home/away). Line walkers escort swimmers from the ready tent to the ready bench. They also assist the line captains in organizing swimmers before taking them to the ready bench.
Ready Bench - 2-4 volunteers per meet (home/away). The ready bench people work together with volunteers from the opposing swim team(s) to line up swimmers in the correct order at the ready bench.
Runner - 2 volunteers per meet (home/away). A runner collects time cards from the scribes and delivers them to the computer room. The runner will need to check in with the computer room before the meet begins.
Scribe - 3 volunteers per meet (home/away). Scribes write down swimmers' times on cards after each heat and then turn these cards into the runner. First and second shift scribes are expected to attend a short timers and scribes meeting before the swim meet starts, typically around 8:15 a.m.
Set up - 4 volunteers on Friday evening and Saturday morning (home meets only). On Friday, volunteers meet at the pool at 7:00PM to get the pool ready for the meet. This involves moving chairs, setting up tents, setting up stanchions, putting out swim blocks, etc. On Saturday morning, the Set-Up volunteers meet at 6:45AM at the pool to finalize any remaining meet set-up, and to cover the Parking Lot attendant duties. Parking attendants must be at the pool at 6:45AM on Saturday morning to place all No Parking signs, direct traffic, and secure parking area near the FC Fitness Center. The parking attendants will remain on station until 8:00AM.
Take down – 4 volunteers (home meets) after the meet ends are responsible for returning the pool to it’s pre-meet condition. This includes putting back chairs, tearing down tents, putting away swim blocks, stanchions, No Parking signs, etc.
Timer - 3 volunteers per meet (home/away). Timers take swimmers' times on stop watches and report them to the scribes. First and second shift timers are expected to attend a short timers and scribes meeting before the swim meet starts, typically around 8:15 a.m.
Computer room – 2-3 per meet (home/away). Computer room volunteers help record times from each heat and post times during the meet.