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Position Requirements*

The following volunteer positions require some training or previous experience. All other positions can be learned on the job.
  • Announcer
  • Clerk of the Course
  • Referee/Starter
  • Stroke Judges
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Referee/Starter (home meets)*

Starter and Referee run the meet together as a team of two.

Runs and communicates meet via PA system. Starts each race and insures that the times and Stroke Judges are in the right position. Oversee any disputes between opposing teams. Needs to be familiar with all rules and regulations. Special training or experience is required.  This works great as a team of one Starter and one Referee, and we would like to have two teams to split each meet.

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Announcer (home meets)*

One (1) RMSL trained volunteer per shift for home meets only
The announcer is the emcee of the event, insuring that all meet information is communicated effectively. Announces upcoming events to call swimmers to the heating tent, watches the deck and heating personnel for announcements, keeps a good pace to the event and helps with ancillary announcements. The announcer is required to complete RMSL training.

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Social Coordinator - Lead

Must be organized.  Individual will lead a smaller team to organize:

  • Big Fish/Little Fish assignments and promotion of team building concept for each meet.
  • Team Feeds the night before home meets
  • Team Building games at the Team Feed nights
  • Year End Team Banquet--- "The Great Sugar Rush"
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Awards Coordinator

One (1) volunteer for the season
Labeling and distributing weekly ribbons, updating records board and ordering end of season trophies.

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Back Up Timer (home and away meets)

Starts a watch for each heat and watches to see if any lane timer indicates that s/he missed the start. If so, the back-up timer gets the finish time for that lane. 

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Check-In Assistant (home and away meets)

One (1) volunteer morning shift
Help Volunteer coordinator check in volunteers and hand out name tags, stop watches, clipboards, etc. run messages to coaches and/or Parent Reps, as needed. This job requires the volunteer must be at home and away meets no later than 7:00 am.

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Concessions (home meets only)

Five (5) volunteers per shift
Concessions are broken into 3 shifts:

  • Shift 1: 6:30 am - 9:00 am (includes set up)
  • Shift 2: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Shift 3: 11:30 am - End (includes clean up). 

Set up food items to be sold and work the concessions before and during the meet. Help clean up at the end of the meet.

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Heating (home and away meets)

Three (3) volunteers needed per shift for home and Two (2) for away meets
Organizational skills a mustIndividuals will help get swimmers in their lanes (chairs, benches) in a timely manner in order of event and heat number.  They will communicate to timers if there is a swimmer missing to help make the meet run efficiently.

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Hospitality/Floater (home and away meets)

One (1) volunteer per shift
This person will be responsible for passing out water to volunteers where necessary, filling shifts should a volunteer shift remain empty on meet day, and assisting in miscellaneous meet operations.

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Runner (home meets)


Collects timing sheets and organizes them by lane to provide to the scoring tent.  May be asked to post results provided by the Meet Manager as well.

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Scoring Table Assistant (home and away meets)

One (1) volunteer per shift
Assist with the data entry of meet results into the computer. Place stickers with the swimmers name and time on the back of the ribbons.

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Set-Up and Take Down (home meet)

Five (5) volunteers  for the season
Set up the night before & morning of the meet. Take down at the end of home meets: Team tents, false start rope, starters area, PA system, ribbons table, concessions tables, heating area, staging area, heating board and scoring tables, etc. Maximum one shift per family, per season. 

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Stroke and Turn Judges (home and away meets)*

Two (2 or 3) volunteers per shift
Must have successfully completed the certification classes and be very familiar with the proper execution of all strokes and turns. Responsible to write any disqualification' on the D.Q. slip and to advise the disqualified swimmer of the reason for disqualification, very diplomatically.

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Timers (home and away meets)

Three (3) volunteers per shift
Person will be expected to time each event from behind the starting block. All stopwatches are provided by the Forest Park Swim Team. Instruction from the meet referee will be given at each meet.

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Forest Park Pool

7650 S Fillmore Way, Centennial, CO, United States 39.57721799999999 -104.95477089999997
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