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Volunteer Roles

 


 HOSPITALITY 

HANGTIME

  • Assist Shlichim with Hangtime
  • Supervise athletes to ensure proper behavior
  • Monitor snack and beverage supplies
  • Answer general questions athletes may have

HOSPITALITY COORDINATOR 

  • Greet visiting families
  • Hand out welcome bags to visiting families
  • Answer any questions that the JCC Maccabi visitors have regarding the JCC Maccabi Games & Acess or about local restaurants, attractions, etc.

MACCABI CHECK-IN/INFORMATION AREAS

  • Depending on the venue, volunteer responsibilities will vary:
    • At the hotel(s) for visiting families – an information table for visiting spectators should be staffed especially on arrival day and Monday/Tuesday of the event. Provide Games/Access schedules, venue directions, general information, etc. 
    • At the athletic venues– an easily identifiable volunteer check-in area where volunteers can receive their instructions from a volunteer shift supervisor or Venue Assistant. Credentialed Games participants may be able to obtain snacks and beverages from this location.
    • At the athletic venues – a central medical and security center (and transportation, as needed) staffed by specific trained volunteer
    • At the athletic/artistic venues – an official check-in and score reporting area staffed by a Venue Director, Venue Assistant, Sports Commissioner(s), etc.

OPENING CEREMONIES

  • Assist with the organizing and monitoring visiting delegations “behind the scenes” before their entrance into the ceremonies 
  • Assist with miscellaneous activities for Opening Ceremonies as needed 
  • Ushers: assist with seating guests and VIPS

SOCIAL EVENT HELPERS & CHAPERONES

  • For each evening event, volunteers are needed to do a variety of tasks, from serving dinner (if applicable), to helping run some of the stations (if applicable), to general supervision of athletes. Duties may vary from evening to evening.
  • Meet buses, greet athletes and give directions to different activities 
  • Assist safety & security with monitoring of athlete luggage in storage areas
  • May need to organize games and activities at the events 
  • Monitor food and drink at the events
  • Monitor athlete behavior

VIP RECEPTION

  • Direct VIP guests to VIP Reception and then to Opening Ceremonies 
  • Register VIP guests and distribute badges/credentials

MARKETING/PUBLIC RELATIONS 

MEDIA SPONSORS

  • Assist when necessary, especially during Opening Ceremonies and Closing Ceremonies 

PRESS ROOM

  • Record all phone calls
  • Assist with social media updates and daily newsletter production
  • Update website daily 

PHOTOGRAPHY 

  • Assist in taking pictures throughout the week of the Games

SIGNAGE

  • Assist in the implementation of banners and signs at the venues
  • Put-up and take down signs when necessary

SCORE REPORTING

  • Assist with recording sports results at Maccabi Central or other specific location to ensure accuracy (detail-oriented and strong computer skills required)

VIDEOGRAPHY 

  • Assist videographer as needed 
  • Compile videographer’s schedule and coordinate with Webcasting volunteers 

VENUE ASSISTANTs

  • Monitor snacks and beverages availability for athletes and coaches
  • Check-in volunteers and give instructions
  • Assist Venue Director as needed

MACCABI CENTRAL

MACCABI CENTRAL & VOLUNTEER OFFICE

  • Assist with office duties (printing of lost credentials, making copies, phone calling, filing, giving directions, general communication, etc.)

REGISTRATION 

  • Prior to the event, the Registration Committee, in conjunction with the local delegation heads, will work on registering all local athletes, coaches and chaperones. This committee will also assist the housing and volunteer committee with the registration of local volunteers and host families
  • In conjunction with the Games administrative staff, will be responsible for registering VIPs, visiting spectators and local spectators
  • During the weeks leading up to the Games, will assemble credentials, packets, etc. and assist the hospitality committee getting the goodie bags ready for the visiting delegations.
  • On arrival day, assist the arrivals/departures committee by providing general information/directions, etc.

ORIENTATION, ARRIVALS & DEPARTURE

AIRPORT GREETERS

  • Serve as “ambassadors” to greet the numerous visiting delegations at the airport(s) on arrival day
  • Will meet the Delegation Head and assigned bus at the DPJCC, ride to the airport to meet assigned delegation(s), escort the group(s) to the luggage pick-up area and ride the bus back to the JCC, answering whatever questions may come up

AIRPORT ASSSITANTS

  • Assist Airport Greeters and coordinate between the arrivals committee and arriving delegations with the loading of buses and the transport back to the HUB on arrival day

DEPARTURE ASSSITANTS

  • Assist delegation with departures from the JCC on Friday, August 11th

ORIENTATION/ARRIVAL ASSSITANTS

  • Greet your assigned delegation upon their arrival to the JCC
  • Assist throughout the orientation and arrival process
  • Help host families pick-up their visiting athletes 

OPERATIONS

FOOD SERVERS

  • Assist in crowd control, replenishing and distributing supplies and food, as well as light clean up at the HUB

SAFETY & SECURITY 

  • Responsible for safety/security of athletes on arrival day, at Opening Ceremonies (for late arriving delegations), during lunch periods and during evening events
  • Responsible for securing facility perimeters at all evening events
  • Monitor athlete behavior during daytime competitions and evening events

TRAFFIC CONTROL

  • Monitor traffic control and direct traffic at specified venues
  • Direct incoming buses to drop-off point at the JCC for athletes and luggage on arrival day and after evening social activities

TRANSPORTATION

  • Help move the athletes around and answer their questions and help them get to their destinations
  • Aassist with athlete flow at the JCC Cares program (if going off-site) and for athlete dispersal and pick-up at the conclusion of the evening social activities 

SPORT SPECIFIC 

BASEBALL

  • Scorekeeping and/or managing scoreboard 

BASKETBALL

  • Scorekeeping and/or managing game clock/scoreboard 

BOWLING 

  • Oversee automated bowling scoring system 

FLAG FOOTBALL

  • Scorekeeping and/or managing game clock/scoreboard 

SOCCER

  • Assist on field with loose balls 

SWIMMING

  • Runner: Collect times after each event and bring to official scorers {1-2}
  • Record and compile race results (professional skills required)
  • Scratch Table workers {1-2}
  • Drop false start rope {2}
  • Use hand-held timer for swimming events {16}

TABLE TENNIS

  • Assist with score reports 

TENNIS

  • Assist with score reports 

VOLLEYBALL

  • Assist with scoring 
  • Assist as line judges (as needed).