How to Volunteer for a PUMA Swim
1.)Go to our
and click on the specific event that you would like to volunteer
2.)At the top
right corner you will see a button for "Job Sign
3.)Click on this
button and then choose which jobs you would like to sign up
4.)DO NOT FORGET TO CLICK ON THE GREEN
"SIGN UP" BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM.
Below is a list of the current job
-Program Chair: Lays out and
prints meet program. Solicits Ads from local businesses and
assists membership to do the same.
-Set Up: Assists meet director to set
up tables, chairs, easy ups, start blocks, timing system, etc prior
to meet. Installs touch pads after
pool is cleared at conclusion of warm ups.
-Check In: Checks pre-registered
swimmers into meet. Confirms events entered with each
-Warm Up Pool Marshall: Monitors warm
up pool/lanes to assure that warm up rules are
-Announcer: Procures and sets up PA
system. Announces event number and heat prior to
start. Calls swimmer names and club by lane during
heat. Makes other announcements as needed.
-Computer Operator: Seeds events,
-Runner: Posts event seeding
(heat/lane). Delivers lane assignments/timing sheets/to
timers. Picks up completed sheets from timers.
-Card Call: On large sign visible
from pool deck, posts event number in the water, and event number
that has been seeded and closed.
-Timing Console Operator: Runs the
automatic “touch pad” timing system during the
-Ready Bench: Assists young
swimmers entered in 25 yard events to their assigned heat and
-Head Timer: Starts two watches at the
beginning of each heat (back up for lane timers).
-Lane Timers: Starts watch at beginning
of heat. Stops watch/pushes pickle button as swimmer completes
event. Records times.
-Heat Prize: Distributes a prize to
winner of each heat.
-Award Chair: Keeps inventory of awards
and ribbons. Places orders for new awards as needed. As
results become available, labels and distributes awards at
-Award Clerk: Assists with labeling and
distributing awards at meet
-Auction/Raffle Chair: organizes
auction and raffle. Solicits donations from local businesses
and assists membership to do the same. Sets up and runs
auction/raffle table at meet.
-Concession Chair: Runs the concession
booth. Chooses menu. Sets prices. Procures
ingredients and resale items. Procures equipment. Sets up
and organizes concession operation during meet.
-Concession Staff: Assists in
concession booth during meet. May also help with pre-meet
planning and procurement.
-Hospitality Chair: Organizes and
delivers refreshments to coaches, meet officials and volunteers who
cannot leave their positions while meet is running. Chooses menu.
Procures ingredients and items. Does advance prep if
needed. Procures equipment. Sets up and organizes
Hospitality operation during meet. Typically involves some
overlap with Concessions.
-Hospitality Staff: Assists with
hospitality during meet. May also help with pre-meet planning,
procurement, and prep.
-Tear Down: Assists meet director to
break down tables, chairs, easy ups, start blocks, timing system,
etc at conclusion of meet.