Awards Assistant

Position Summary

Assist the Event Manager and Event Assistant with preparation and presentation of competition awards, trophies, and medallions to teams at awards ceremony on Friday and Saturday. FIRST experience not required.


  • Work with the Event Manager and Event Assistant to ensure correct distribution of awards
  • Unpack, clean, and mark team awards, trophies, and medallions
  • Set up awards tables and medallion stanchions; organize items in the order they will be presented
  • Assist presenters with distribution of awards to teams
  • Break down awards tables and stanchions at end of ceremony, pack up remaining awards

Experience And Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required
  • Self-directed individual
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to take direction

Time Commitment

Commitment:             Training + Two half-days

Approximate times:   Wednesday: 6 P.M. - 8 P.M. (dependent upon Regional*)

                          Friday: 12 P.M. - 5 P.M.

                                    Saturday: 4 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

NOTE: Volunteers should arrive on site 15-20 minutes prior to start of every shift in order to allow time to check in at the Volunteer Registration desk. 


Wednesday Volunteer Orientation Dinner and Training

Reporting Relationships And Supervision

Direct supervision:      Event Manager and/or Event Assistant 

*Please Note: Some events will not be conducting a Wednesday evening Volunteer Orientation and Training.