Volunteering at Events
Anyone can volunteer for a skating competition, skaters, parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, or friends. Volunteers are what make competitions successful! Everyone is here with the same goal in mind for the skaters to have a great time. Don’t forget that volunteering for this event will count as stars figure skating club hours!
How will I know what to do?
Volunteers should arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled volunteer shift. Sign in at the Registration Desk and a volunteer will walk you thru your duties before your shift begins.
Registration (Age 16 yrs and older)
Registration is one of the most important jobs of a competition. Skaters check in at the registration desk when first arriving to the competition. Volunteers working registration are responsible for checking skaters in, giving them there “goodie bags”, collecting music and answering any general questions. Registration is located at the front desk.
Awards are one of the most gratifying jobs of a competition. Volunteers at the awards table are responsible for organizing the winning skaters of each group for the photographer, announcing the winners, directing them to the proper place on the podium and presenting each skater with their medal or ribbon. Awards are located near the podium and photographer.
Ice Monitors (Age 13 yrs and older)
Ice Monitors are responsible for keeping the competition running on time. Ice Monitor volunteers are responsible for checking in skaters prior to competition time, lining up skaters before warm up groups, communicating with judges, announcers and the competition director of any issues that arise with a group and to keep the entrance to the ice arena clear of non-competitors or skating officials. Ice Monitors are stationed rink side with a clipboard, be sure to wear something warm.
Announcing (Age 16 yrs and older)
Announcers are the voice of the competition. Announcers are responsible for announcing warm up groups, events and skaters names during the competition. They also keep tapes/cds in skating order and usually have an assistant to help them play music. Announcers should be responsible and organized, this job is done in rinkside in the DJ Booth, be sure to wear something warm.
Music (Age 16 yrs and older)
Music Players assist the announcer with the playing of competition music, keeps tapes/cds in skating order, is a good listener and can take direction well from the announcer. Music players should be responsible and organized. This job is done in rink side in the DJ Booth, be sure to wear something warm.
Runners (Age 12 and older)
This is a fun job for skaters of any age. Runners are responsible for delivering the judges marks to the accounting room and posting results. Volunteers should not interfere with the judges. Volunteers do not actually “run” but should deliver the marks in a timely manner. Runners are stationed rink side, be sure to wear something warm.
Jr Runners (Age 8-11)
Hospitality (Any Age)
This is a great job for someone who would like to help but may not have a lot of time. Hospitality is used to feed our judges and volunteers throughout the skating competition hours. Hospitality hosts are in charge of keeping the room tidy and clean, restocking drinks and food. General hospitality donations are need for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Snacks are needed throughout the day. Food and drinks can be homemade or donated from a store or restaurant.
Acccounting (Age 16 and up)
Provides assistance to the Accountants such filing, copying and posting event results.
Please download a Volunteer application here.
Please download a Volunteer log form here.
Any questions please send email firstname.lastname@example.org