FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Volunteer Position Descriptions

 

Champ Registration: Greet and check-in the Champs as they arrive, give them their champ bags, t-shirts, and general Race Week information packets. 

Race Day Check-In: Assist AASBD staff with checking in Champs as they arrive on race day. 

Rock the Rec Event Crew:  Supervise champs that attend the badge trading event, help serve food, help the champs find the pool, rock wall, and other activities at the event; release champs to their parents and provide general information and direction to champs and their parents.

NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WILL REPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON STUDENT RECREATION & WELLNESS CENTER 382 CARROLL ST. AKRON, OH 44325-6301

Group Photo: Organize champs by racing division for their group photos, direct them where to go and provide general information to champs and their parents.

Champ Pick Up: Direct early finishers to the checkout tent and release champs to their parents by signing them out.

Run-out Car Handler: Be the first person to see racers cross the finish line! Direct racers where to stop, help them out of their cars, and load cars onto the appropriate trailers. Please note that this is a physically active position. Volunteers will be required to move quickly and lift heavy cars.

Topside Car Handler: Unload racers’ cars that are returned to Topside or the starting line from the finish line. Please note that this is a physically active position. Volunteers will be required to move quickly and lift heavy cars.

Hydration Station:  Provide the champs with water throughout the event and communicate with volunteer supervisors to keep supplies stocked.

Volunteer Check-In & Hospitality: Check in volunteers as they arrive, show them where to go, provide basic information and first aid materials as needed and check volunteers out as they leave.

Lunch Distribution: Meet the Papa John's delivery person, set up the lunch serving stations and serve lunch to champs. Additionally, volunteers may be needed to deliver lunches to volunteer areas throughout the venue.  

VIP Host: Guard entrances to VIP area near the starting line and pavilion. Check ID badges and admit only VIP guests, sponsors and staff.

Mayor's Cup Race Team: Help the AASBD staff manage our VIP race on race day! We need helpers to organize the participants according to the heat sheet and get them set up with the correct car.

Welcoming Ceremonies Event Team: Supervise champs that are waiting to be announced, help organize champs by region, assist champs on and off of the stage, help check champs out to their parents and provide general information to champs, parents and race directors.

 NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WILL REPORT TO LOCK 3 PARK IN DOWNTOWN AKRON. 200 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44308

Awards Team: Direct champs and parents where to go as they arrive to the hall. Supervise world champions as they wait to be announced, leading them backstage and directing them to their seats as they leave the stage.

NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WILL REPORT TO AKRON CIVIC THEATER IN DOWNTOWN AKRON. 182 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308

 

For information contact Allison Hazy, Events Intern at 330-733-8723 x 45 or allison@soapboxderby.org