Parent Volunteer Jobs

Registration STAFF - All events-Sign in First

Alpine: Be ready to start 7:00 am. The registration location will be sent out to you in your reminder email. You will be handling money, checking off participants as they check in and handing out bibs. You also must be available to take bibs between runs. At the end of the event, between 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm, you will collect bibs at the finish corral and re-file them.

Snowboard: USASA registration is in the cafeteria in the Spruce Lodge from 7:30 am - 10:30 am. You must be able to answer questions, take registration money, hand out bibs, fill out score sheets and collect bibs at the end of the event at the bottom of the competition site. Registration for park events will be at the snowboard building at the bottom of the Spruce Lift.

Freestyle: Registration is located in Goosefeathers Pub located in the Spruce Lodge from 7:00 am - 9:30 am. You must be able to do a combination of the above tasks, including bib collection at the end of the event.

Event Maintenance – Alpine & Freestyle

Be ready to start at 7:30 am. You must be able to ski without poles and carry equipment. You must dress appropriately for all weather conditions. You also will need to be ready to help set up events, put up fences, carry equipment, and help other course workers, i.e. gatekeepers. You must be available for course slipping and reset if needed in an event. You must stay at the event while it is in progress and tear down at the end after the event is completed.

Gatekeepers - Only Alpine

Must be available to check-in by 8:00 am in the Competition Center and be available to attend the 8:30 am gatekeepers’ meeting. Must dress appropriately for all weather conditions and be able to ski down or climb up to their position. Gatekeepers must check that each competitor passes through the gates fairly; replace gates if they get knocked down, mark any faults that occur and follow directions given by the head gatekeeper.

Hand Timer and Recorder -Freestyle, Alpine, and some Snowboard events

Must be available to check-in by 8:00 am in the Competition Center. One will report to the start or finish 30 minutes before the start of the event. Before reporting, you will need to pick up watches and recording sheets from the Chief of Timing in the Gray Timing building. The hand timer is required to record each athlete’s time at the start or the finish of the race on the sheets provided. You will be standing up outside through the event and must have on warm boots and clothing.

Runner and Scoreboard

You must be available 30 minutes before the start. You will be responsible for collecting times from the Gray Timing Building and recording them on the scoreboard. You will also be the backup helper for the timing building and possibly the bib collector.

Alpine Competition Center Monitor

You will be responsible for both weekend days. You will oversee behavior and keep furniture and trays inside the building or bring trays back to the cafeteria, sweep and general maintenance. You will be required to be onsite from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm. The designated list of weekends to pick from will be on Jill’s door. Please remember to sign in on Jill’s door.  1 weekend = 1 volunteer day Please initial the “To Do” clipboard in the Comp Center by the bathrooms.

Social Events - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Prior to the event, you must be able to help make phone calls. The day of the event, you must be able to set up, decorate, door duty, work event, serving if needed, clean up, and/or restocking, etc. – a limited amount of spots will be available. Plan to stay for the entire event. You can only do one credit day per family. The volunteer must be able to work all pieces of the event.

Ski Swap (You must be preassigned to work the swap)

Be available on Friday, November 16, 2018, from either 9:00 am to 3:00 pm or 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm for check-in or Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. You must aid with check-in and set-up of equipment, help fit equipment and answer questions. You must be able to work the entire shift.  Volunteers must sign in and out to get credit for working the event. If you are not assigned to either day, please do not sign in. (This will not be counted as one of your work days.)

NASTAR Work Days - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Work with the NASTAR crew setting up, running races and tear down. This is a great chance to see if the race crew is a possible job for you. You must have good skiing skills, be a team player and have some computer skills. The volunteer days are Saturdays and Sundays on the designated weekends, as well as, Tuesday, Dec. 26-Friday Dec. 2, 2018, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 and Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. On work days, please report to the NASTAR finish corral at the bottom of the Eggbeater. 

SIGN IN on Jill’s office door in Spruce Lodge Please report at 8:00 am to set up and work till 3:00 pm when you are finished with breaking down the course.

Mid Week High School Races - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sign in with Jill. Come at 8:00 am to help set up. Work with the race crew doing course maintenance, scoreboard and announcing.

Questions? Please contact Jill Firstbrook, Alpine Director, at 603-763-3500 ext. 3548 or alpine@mtsunapee.com