Note: many volunteer positions require walking, standing and bending. *May be sit down jobs.
Chief Steward – organizes, trains, deploys volunteers throughout event. May also work the gate
Element Set up – Ensures all setup is complete for assigned Element, at the Judges direction, including line of site, start lines, boundary marking.
Clean up – Site preparation for the next day, removal and loading of all trial gear at Trial(s) completion.
*Timer – Timing competitor runs. Timer must commit doing an to entire class.
*Gate Steward – Managing flow for the trial element area, assisting competitors positioning pre-search. May Handle/set warmup boxes and uses vinyl, latex or nitrile gloves when doing so.
*Judge Steward – Bring competitors to the start line, remind each of the time limit and leash options for the search. May place or adjust odor hides at judge’s direction and wears vinyl, latex or nitrile gloves when doing so. May be asked to Cleanup or tidy search areas between competitors which may include sweeping, vacuuming, or disposing of spilled sand or water in the buried element search area.
HD Hide Steward must wear vinyl, latex or nitrile gloves when handling odor containers/boxes, etc. to prevent contamination. Handles and places hides for each exhibitor at the Judge’s direction.
Hot Box Stewardis only person who and handles the hot container holding an odor vessel by wiping or cleaning it while wearing latex or nitrile gloves. Replaces the hot container at judge’s direction.
Score Runner - carries score sheets from search areas to Score Table throughout the trial.
*Registration – Check in of arriving Competitors and Volunteers. Assistance at Score Table with verification of score sheet completion before data entry.