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Volunteer Information

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 2019 USA Track & Field Masters Indoor Championships.  As a volunteer for this event, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you have helped create memories for hundreds of athletes and their families and - in some cases -made their dreams come true.
 
If you are interested in volunteering please click here to submit an online application.
 
We will be in contact with all those who submit an online application after February 4, 2019.
 
Most volunteer shifts will be scheduled in three or four hour increments and may be adjusted based on the final event schedule.  Every effort will be made to accommodate your selection; however, the local organizing committee reserves the right to schedule volunteers on event needs.  Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, as well as a hospitality area on-site that will provide snacks and beverages.

Packet Pickup and Check-in Assistants


  • Packet Pickup - These positions require good customer service skills.  Must be 18 years of age.  Familiarity with the event is helpful and training will be provided.  Packet pickup will begin on Thursday afternoon.
  • Clerking - Able to handle inquiries and check-in of athletes (seated most of the time)


Competitive Events


  • These volunteers play a very important role in the overall operation of the competitive events.  Their primary job is to assist with equipment during the events.
  • Must be 13 years old by December 31, 2018.  Must be physically capable of handling the tasks as described below. (Volunteers under 18 years of age must have parental/guardian consent.)
    • High Jump - Bar Raisers - place the crossbar onto pegs (seated, but standing after every jump)
    • Pole Vault - Bar Raisers – lift & place the crossbar onto pegs (standing and climbing onto & off the pit)
    • Horizontal Jump Pit Rakers – rake the sand in pits (standing)
    • Implement Retrievers - carry implements back from the field to the throwing ring (standing and walking, carrying shot put, weights, etc.)
    • Hurdle Crew - move and place hurdles and starting blocks around the track, also move PV poles (seated much of the time; lifting & carrying)

Competition Support


  • Event set-up and tear-down (may need to be available on Thursday)
  • Crowd control – control  flow of pedestrian traffic & deny entry of unauthorized persons (standing most of the time)
  • Implement Inspection - Assist with issue and receipt of officials’ equipment boxes, and delivery of implements to venues (seated most of the time)
  • Protest Table - Assist in processing appeals and running documents to Referee & Games Committee.  (seated most of the time)
  • Awards – Assist in handing out medals at the completion of individual events (seated most of the time)
  • Results – Assist in running results from Timing Platform to Results Boards behind the main bleachers and posting them on the boards
  • Announcer Assistants


Hospitality

Hospitality assistants will monitor, refill and stock the officials, volunteer and committee hospitality area.  Also responsible for delivering water and snacks to officials and volunteers at the competition venues (may require the ability to lift ice and coolers).

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