Important Internship Details
Dates: Jan. 2, 2018-Jan. 7, 2018
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Commitment: Minimum of 4 shifts, 5-8 hours/shift
The Pettit National Ice Center is hosting the 2018 Olympic Long Track Speedskating Trials for the first time since 1998 and celebrating their 25th Silver Anniversary as a facility. Approximately 30+ dedicated individuals will comprise the Volunteer Program each day for the 2018 US Olympic Long Track Trials. It is our goal to provide each volunteer with a unique and exciting experience during the event.
The time frames of when the volunteers will be needed are not yet confirmed, but likely to take place each day sometime between 12:00 pm-8:30 pm (NOTE: Most days will be shorter than the hours listed; complete scheduling info as the event gets closer).
Part of the Volunteer Package, volunteers will receive a credential valid for admission and parking on your days of volunteering as well as snacks, beverages and a meal for each assigned shift. Additionally each volunteer meeting the minimum four shift requirement will receive two (2) Olympic Trials and/or Pettit Center Branded Long Sleeve T-shirts and any volunteer working all six (6) days will receive the t-shirts along with a premium gift (TBD- Likely a vest or fleece of some type branded with the Olympic Trials/Pettit Center marks).
Admissions&Credential Services- Check spectators for proper tickets or credentials when entering admissions gates and/or credential entrances. Give away promo items at a ticketed entrance (if applicable). Help issue credentials (when needed) in accordance with Pettit and US Speedskating event policy.
Ushers– Responsible for helping ticketed guests find places to sit in the arena area (general admission seating), answer questions and assist with any other customer needs. Also responsible for helping ensure the space in front of the bleachers is kept clear and holding a “quiet please” sign before the start of each race.
Crowd Control/ Hospitality Monitor- Check credentials of athletes, coaches, volunteers, media, etc. at multiple check points throughout the Pettit Center to ensure only properly credentialed people enter certain areas of the facility. This may include the arena, lobby, lower level or upper-level locations.
Floating Helpers- This may be a combination of any/all of the jobs listed above.
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My name is Paul Leeder and on behalf of the entire board, we hope you find this information valuable