Jr.FLL Expo Volunteer Positions

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To be considered for a volunteer position at the Jr.FLL World Festival Expo all interested volunteers must first register in the Volunteer Information and Matching System (VIMS).

Log-in or register through VIMS 

All positions*:

  • Make a difference in the lives of youth by creating a fun, meaningful, and inspirational experience for team members
  • Offer an opportunity to work in an exciting, fun, highly-charged environment
  • Must demonstrate Gracious Professionalism at all times
  • Should observe and record team interactions of exemplary or questionable behavior and report to supervisor  

*Please note some volunteer positions are assigned and therefore not guaranteed.

Available Volunteer Positions

Closing Ceremony 
Floaters 
Reviewers 
Load In/Out

Team Escorts
Team Activities


Closing Ceremony

Assists with setup and tear down of auditoriums or halls used for closing ceremonies. Assists with the organized, controlled flow of traffic into and out of hall; assists with traffic control during awards presentation.

Benefits of the Position:

  • High visibility role
  • Significant level of responsibility
  • Provides an opportunity to contribute to the flow of the Expo

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a team


Floaters

Covers various roles based on needs as they arise including: registration, traffic control, messenger, and Team Escort. Floater may be reassigned if a volunteer does not show up or needs to leave due to an emergency or illness.  This is a critical role.

Benefits of the Position:

  • Provides an opportunity to experience more than one role

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Flexible, ‘go with the flow’ attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team and be an effective communicator
  • Ability to jump into a physically demanding role


Reviewers

Reviews the teams’ models and Show Me Posters, then collaborates with other Reviewers to assign awards to all teams. Will join other reviewers on stage at the Closing Ceremonies to hand out awards and High 5’s.

Benefits of the Position:

  • High visibility role
  • Significant level of responsibility
  • Provides an opportunity to positively impact quality of event
  • Interacts with teams and team members

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to effectively relate to youth aged 6-9 and be a role model at all times
  • Knowledge of awards process
  • Experience working with youth ages 6-9 and/or  Jr.FLL experience preferred


Load In/Out

Assists with setup/load-in of expo area as well as breakdown/load-out at end of day.

Benefits of the Position:

  • Provides an opportunity to contribute to the success of the Expo flow

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Physically demanding role; ability to stand for long periods of time


Team Escorts

Help keep event flowing and on time.  Assists teams with finding table space in expo are as well as the way to other areas of the expo: activities, reviewing rooms, closing ceremonies etc. This person should be very aware of the schedule, and needs to be able to keep track of more than one thing at a time.     

Benefits of the Position:

  • Provides an opportunity to work and interact with teams
  • Provides an opportunity to contribute to the success of the Expo flow
  • Significant level of responsibility
  • High visibility role

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a team
  • Self-directed individual
  • Physically demanding role; ability to stand for long periods of time


Team Activities

Assist with setup and breakdown of team activity space. Oversees activity area. Assists with organized rotation of teams in and out of each activity.

Benefits of the Position:

  • Provides an opportunity to work and interact with teams
  • Provides an opportunity to contribute to the success of the Expo by helping to maintain pace
  • Significant level of responsibility
  • High visibility role

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to effectively relate to youth aged 6-9 and be a role model at all times