Volunteer Job Descriptions

Please read information pertaining to certain jobs during the event.

SWIM

Rescue Divers:
provide safety and assistance to swimmers

Safety Boats/Jet Ski’s:
transport medical personnel, referees or media during the swim

Life Guard:
provide safety and assistance to the swimmers

Canoe/Kayak:
keep swimmers on course as well as provide safety to needed swimmers

SWIM/BIKE TRANSITION

Body Markers:
write race numbers on the athletes’ arms and legs

Chip Timing:
assist in dispersing timing chips to athletes

Swim Aid Station:
will hand out drinks and nutrition to athletes exiting swim

Dry Clothes/Gear/Special Needs Bags:
collect and organize special needs bags from the athletes

Men/Women Changing Tents:
help athletes change into their bike gear, re-pack bags with swim gear and organize bags according to race number for pick up; may also help clean and break down the tents

Bike and Run Bags:
help with retrieval of bags during the race, and re-pack the bags after the athletes leave transition

Transition Safety:
will monitor transition areas to ensure the safety of our athletes by controlling incoming and outgoing athlete traffic and keeping spectators out

Wetsuit Strippers:
Remove wetsuits off the athletes once they are done with the swim.

Sun Screen:
help athletes apply sun screen as needed to expedite the movement of athletes in and out of the transition areas

Relay Depot:
help with the transition of the timing chip between relay members and assist in the coordination of the relay area

Swim Extras/AM Directors:
assist in directing spectators, athletes and volunteers to the appropriate locations as they arrive; will also act as floaters throughout the transition and surrounding areas

BIKE COURSE

Course Directors:
will help to point the athletes in the right direction and maintain safety of athletes

Bike Aid Station:
will pass out food, drink and supplies to athletes. Also responsible for set up and tear down

Athlete Spotters:
relay numbers via radio back to announcer to let them know which athletes are approaching

Special Needs Bike:
hand special needs bags to athletes as they pass on the bike

Motorcycles:
will be used transport Draft Marshals and media throughout the course

SAG WAG:
will be needed to drive the course and help assist any athletes that drop out or need assistance

BIKE/RUN TRANSITION

Bike Grabber:
will grab and rack bicycles once athletes have dismounted

Men/Women Changing Tents:
help athletes change into their bike gear, re-pack bags with swim gear and organize bags according to race number for pick up; may also help clean and break down the tents

Bike and Run Bags:
help with retrieval of bags during the race, and re-pack the bags after the athletes leave transition

Transition Safety:
will monitor transition areas to ensure the safety of our athletes by controlling incoming and outgoing athlete traffic and keeping spectators out

Sun Screen:
help athletes apply sun screen as needed to expedite the movement of athletes in and out of the transition areas

Relay Depot:
help with the transition of the timing chip between relay members and assist in the coordination of the relay area

RUN COURSE

Course Directors:
will help to point the athletes in the right direction and maintain safety of athletes

Run Aid Station:
will pass out food, drink and supplies to athletes. Also responsible for set up and tear down

Athlete Spotters:
relay numbers via radio back to announcer to let them know which athletes are approaching

Special Needs Run:
hand special needs bags to athletes as they pass on the run

SAG WAG:
will be needed to drive the course and help assist any athletes that drop out or need assistance

FINISH LINE

Grabbers/Triage:
will help athletes after they have finished this race by directing them to the proper areas

T-shirts/Medals:
will help to distribute t-shirts and medals to the athletes

Bike Lot:
will help to secure bike lot to make sure athletes are picking up the right bikes

Timers:
will help remove timing chip from the athletes

VOLUNTEER SIDE JOBS

Information/Lost and Found:
assist spectators and athletes with information regarding the course description or the surrounding Vegas area and with lost and found

Volunteer Headquarters:
help check in volunteers and hand out shirts and goody bags

Athlete/Volunteer Food Tent:
will pass out food and beverages to volunteers and athletes; Will also need to help keep area clean and stocked

Medical Team:
Trained personnel that will oversee any medical problem that occur on the race course; will also help with documentation to incident reports

Drug Testing Escorts:
will be responsible for escorting athletes to drug testing area

Massage:
will offer complimentary massages following the completion of the race

Carbo/Awards Banquet:
will help to set this area up for the pasta dinner and awards banquet

Tear Down and Clean up Crew:
assist with breakdown and cleanup after the event is over

Crowd Control:
will be assigned around the course to keep spectators from interfering with athletes

Parking:
assist anyone with information on where to park during the event

Thanks again for your commitment to volunteer.
We couldn’t do it without you!