SSS Hosted Swim Meets Volunteer descriptions:

The one to two meets our team hosts per year are 100% dependent on swim family volunteers.  Volunteer sign-up sheets are posted on the team bulletin board and the volunteer coordinator will also email parents when help is needed.  Please volunteer to ensure a successful event for our swimmers!

Meet Needs:

· Head Timer – 1 (times leader of each heat and collects lane sheets)

· Timers 12 (our team tries to provide at least 6 and families in the stands fill in the rest)

· Meet Set Up/Break Down – 4 (help set up tables, chairs, signage, timing system, flags, blocks, etc. prior to the meet start and take down after the meet)

·Concessions – 2-3 (manage sales table during meet-needs cash box and change to start with and prints heat sheets as needed)

·Warm-up Assistant – 2 (on deck during warm-ups, writing down events on swimmers’ arms)

·Meet Marshal – 1 (safety on deck)

· Clock1 (on deck, start to stop events, send times to computer, etc.)

·Computer1 (on deck, run the events on the computer and print sheets, etc.)

·Ribbons/Trophies2 (order ribbons and trophies, place stickers on ribbons and distribute to each team’s coach after the meet if needed)

· Hospitality1 (set up tables, present food and drinks for coaches and staff, and keep the area clean and organized)


Hospitality Food Needs:

Our team tries to provide home cooked food for the volunteers on deck (breakfast and lunch depending on the meet…) the sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board.  Any questions please contact our volunteer coordinator