Our team is run solely on the power of our volunteers, so we ask that each family be a big part of making it a success by volunteering throughout the season. Volunteers are needed to help ensure a safe, efficient and fun experience for all swimmers, families and visitors to Dolphin swim team meets.
Look through the available positions below and sign up for one that sounds interesting to you when you are declaring your swimmer for the meet.
|Timer||Time swimmers’ event using provided stopwatch. Works with two other timers and one scribe in your assigned lane. Times the swimmer in each heat and reports the time to the scribe.|
|Scribe||Records swimmer’s results on the lane timer sheet in your assigned lane as the timers call them out. Hand out heat ribbons to swimmers 8 and under.|
|Runner||Distribute blank time sheets to scribes and take finished sheets to computer entry.|
|Computers||Input swimmers’ times into computer software during the meet and verify results|
|Live App Updater||Keep the live app up-to-date by setting the current event/heat|
|Ready Bench||Ensures the correct swimmers are in the correct lanes and heats before their events|
|On Deck Helper||Help swimmers on deck stay in event/heat order.|
|Ribbon Coordinator||Prepares ribbons for winners of events|
|Tent Parents||Check in swimmers for a particular age group. Chaperone general activities of swimmers, keep them safe. Stay in a provided tent with your child. Get them to the ready bench on time!|
|Hospitality||Keep coolers full and bring drinks to timers, scribes, and officials. Periodically check restrooms to ensure men and women bathrooms are stocked with toilet paper and paper towels. Empty trash cans as needed.|
|Morning Set-Up||Arrives at 6:15 AM and completes tent assemblies, put out lane lines and flags and whatever else that needs to be done so the meet can start on-time. Some tasks require heavy lifting.|
|Tear Down||Cleaning up everything the set up crew put out. The more people who help, the sooner everyone gets to go home!|
|DJ||Provide swimmers and guests with updates on meet events, Ensure swim events are announced at appropriate times to properly align swimmers at Ready Bench, play music, announce team sponsors|
|Check-in||Arrives at 6:30 AM to check in swimmers and direct volunteers to their positions. Provides an array of information for the other team.|
|Dolphin Diner Head Assistant||
Set up Diner beginning at 5:30/5:45am - move tables and wipe down, roll grill and griddle to location, move ice chests to Diner location, fill red ice containers with ice and water/Gatorade, load ice chests with soda's, carry food from vehicles, set up tables with utensils, snacks, etc. Assist with sales (head assistant and head concessions may only handle cash/cc sales), help tear down Diner at the end of the meet, and other duties as needed.
Food Prep Assistant
|Prep and cut vegetables night before the meet. Prep, cut, and make fruit bags. Prep and bake cinnamon rolls. Make rice crispy treats. Make brownies. Marinate and skewer chicken. Make BBQ for sandwiches. Make chili for Frito Pies. Arrive prior to check in with all food items and drop off food at the concession stand.|