General Volunteers

Volunteers Needed for 2014!

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All general volunteering opportunities will take place at the Doubletree by Hilton (formerly Sheraton Bloomington), 7800 Normandale Blvd. Bloomington, MN 55439 (494/100).

General Volunteers help out in a wide range of areas at the competition, including helping in the office, entering data, helping with registration and other fun and easy tasks. Please read the volunteer details below and click "Register Now" below to register.  

Please note that once we receive your registration, we are counting on you! It is very difficult to find "on the spot" volunteers, please plan accordingly. We appreciate your commitment and understanding!

 

 

What

Day

Date

Shift Time

Description

MAS Front Office Help Desk

Sunday

3/30/2014

6:30 am to 11:30 am

Answer questions, give directions, process financial transactions, and reprint name badges.  Close attention to detail required. No heaving lifting or walking, but standing is required. Volunteers must be friendly, have good communication, and comfortable in a fast paced environment. No experience necessary.

MAS Front Office Help Desk

Sunday

3/30/2014

11:30 am to 5:30 pm

Answer questions, give directions, process financial transactions, and reprint name badges.  Close attention to detail required. No heaving lifting or walking, but standing is required. Volunteers must be friendly, have good communication, and comfortable in a fast paced environment. No experience necessary.

MAS Front Office Help Desk

Sunday

3/30/2014

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Answer questions, give directions, process financial transactions, and reprint name badges.  Close attention to detail required. No heaving lifting or walking, but standing is required. Volunteers must be friendly, have good communication, and comfortable in a fast paced environment. No experience necessary.

Middle School Paper Registration and Room Moderators

Sunday

3/30/2014

11:30 am to 5:30 pm

11:30 am - 12:00 pm- Registration: Hand out name badges and registration bags.  No heavy lifting, standing is required.  Volunteers must be friendly and have good communication.  No experience necessary.                                  

12:00 pm -5:30 pm-Room Moderation:  Must attend short orientation from 12-12:20 pm. No partial shifts are available for this role.  Responsible for introducing the student, keeping time on student presenters and calling when presentation time and judge question time is up. Volunteer must be comfortable speaking in large groups and calling time.  No experience is necessary and requires some sitting and standing. 

Judge Registration-Middle School papers and Hall Monitors

Sunday

3/30/2014

11:45 am to 5:30 pm

11:45 am - 12:20 pm-Judge Registration: Hand out name tags and judge materials, answer questions, and give directions. No heavy lifting, stand is required. Volunteers must be friendly and have good communication.  No experience necessary.                                                                                                                          

12:30 pm - 5:30 pm-Hall Monitoring:Monitor outside rooms to ensure that people are quiet in the halls during the paper presentations. Walking and standing required. No experience necessary. Must feel comfortable in telling people to keep quiet during the presentations.

Student Registration

Sunday

3/30/2014

2:30 pm to 7:00 pm

THIS SHIFT IS FULL. Assist with student registration.  Hand out nametags, registration packets, programs and give directions. No walking or heavy lifting, standing is required.  Must be friendly and have good communication. Must be comfortable in fast paced setting, with large crowds. No experience necessary.

Adult Registration

Sunday

3/30/2014

2:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Assist with adult registration.  Hand out nametags, registration packets, programs and give directions. No walking or heavy lifting, standing is required.  Must be friendly and have good communication. Must be comfortable in fast paced setting, with large crowds. No experience necessary.

Display & Safety

Sunday

3/30/2014

12:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Assist with setting up and taping tables according to measurements. Standing, walking required.  No experience necessary.

Display & Safety

Sunday

3/30/2014

3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Oversee inspection of each project set-up to ensure compliance with ISEF rules and regulations.  Sitting, standing walking required.  No experience necessary, as a volunteer you will be trained on inspection specifics.

Data Entry

Sunday

3/30/2014

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

THIS SHIFT IS FULL.Enter scores into MAS database.  Must have close attention to detail and be able to enter numerical data quickly. No standing,walking, or heavy lifting required.  No experience necessary. Must not have children or relatives competing in the State Science & Engineering Fair.

Nightly Activities

Sunday

3/30/2014

8:00 pm to 12:00 am

Check badges on students and adults. Must feel comfortable in telling the person they are not able to participate without a name badge.

Pool Monitor

Sunday

3/30/2014

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Teachers needed for pool supervision

MAS Front Office Help Desk

Monday

3/31/2014

6:30 am to 11:30 am

Front office assistance: answer questions, give directions, process financial transactions, and reprint name badges.  Close attention to detail required. No heaving lifting or walking, but standing is required. Volunteers must be friendly and have good communication.  No experience necessary.

MAS Front Office Help Desk

Monday

3/31/2014

11:30 am to 5:30 pm

Front office assistance: answer questions, give directions, process financial transactions, and reprint name badges.  Close attention to detail required. No heaving lifting or walking, but standing is required. Volunteers must be friendly and have good communication.  No experience necessary.

MAS Front Office Help Desk

Monday

3/31/2014

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Front office assistance: answer questions, give directions, process financial transactions, and reprint name badges.  Close attention to detail required. No heaving lifting or walking, but standing is required. Volunteers must be friendly and have good communication.  No experience necessary.

Judge Registration

Monday

3/31/2014

6:30 am to 11:30 am

Assist judge registration.  Hand out name tags, judge packets, and sign in judges.  Answer questions, give directions, and help with crowd control.  No heavy lifting or walking, but standing is required.  Volunteers must be friendly, have good communication, and be comfortable with large crowds and a fast paced environment.  No experience necessary.

Judge form management and organization

Monday

3/31/2014

11:30 am to 5:30 pm

Separate judge score sheets from comment sheets, alphabetize documentation,give directions to judges, walk judge forms to back office for tabulation. Walking and standing. No experience necessary.

Data Entry

Monday

3/31/2014

4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Enter student scores in to MAS database. Attention to detail. Volunteers should be comfortable entering numerical data quickly. No standing, walking or heavy lifting required. Must not have children or relatives competing in the State Science Fair.

Workshop monitors

Monday

3/31/2014

9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Check badges and tickets to insure that everyone who arrives at the workshop has paid to be there. Position involves standing. Volunteers should be comfortable asking people for identification. There is a one hour break (11:30-12:30) in this role.

Workshop monitors

Monday

3/31/2014

11:00 am to 2:15 pm

Check badges and tickets to insure that everyone who arrives at the workshop has paid to be there. Position involves standing. Volunteers should be comfortable asking people for identification. There is a break (12:15 pm to 1:00pm) in this role.

Exhibit Door Monitors

Monday

3/31/2014

7:00 am to 12:30 pm

Monitor doors of exhibit hall as only judges and students are allowed. Check student and judge badges.Position can be done standing or sitting. Volunteers should be comfortable asking people for identification.

Exhibit Door Monitors

Monday

3/31/2014

12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Monitor doors of exhibit hall as only judges and students are allowed. Check student and judge badges.Position can be done standing or sitting. Volunteers should be comfortable asking people for identification.

Meal Ticket/Badge Monitor

Monday

3/31/2014

4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Check badges and collect meal tickets. Position requires standing. Volunteers should be comfortable asking people for identification.

Dance Chaperone

Monday

3/31/2014

9:30 pm to 12:00 am

Chaperone and monitor dance.  No experience required

Pool Monitor

Monday

3/31/2014

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Teachers needed for pool supervision

Meal Ticket/Badge Monitor

Tuesday

4/1/2014

7:00 am to 11:00 am

Check badges and collect meal tickets. Position requires standing. Volunteers should be comfortable asking people for identification, large crowds and a fast past environment

Student Packet Handout

Tuesday

4/1/2014

7:00 am to 11:00 am

Hand out alphabetized student packets and manage student lines for efficiency. Position requires standing and walking.  No experience necessary.