Job Descriptions

Below, you will find a list of the volunteer positions, and their descriptions. All volunteers will get a Tech Day T-shirt. We appreciate your help in making Tech Day such a special event for all the prospective students!

Friday

Set Up and Decorations

Set Up and Decorations

2hr shifts, 6pm – 12 am

Get Tech Day rooms ready for the event on Sunday. Be creative with streamers and balloons! Best of all: enjoy a fully catered dinner at 5:30pm!

Saturday

Morning Set-Up and Logistics

Morning Set-Up and Logistics

2hr shifts, 7am – 11am

We desperately need help in the morning to finalize decorations and make last-minute adjustments to logistics. Breakfast is available for Morning Set-up and Logistics volunteers.

Registration

Registration

8:00am – 10:00pm

We need help registering visiting students and their parents at the opening site locations. Registration volunteers will receive breakfast in the morning.

Greeting, Parking and Hospitality

Greeting, Parking and Hospitality

8:00am – 10:30pm

Since there are many fresh faces on campus on this day, we need help greeting them, directing them from parking lots to registration sites, and answering general questions. Breakfast is available for Greeting, Parking, and Hospitality volunteers.

Group Leader

Group Leader

9am – 3:30pm

We need energetic volunteers to lead groups of 20 to 25 students or parents throughout the day to experience design competitions, student society booths, and life on campus. Group leaders are responsible for leading groups and talking with students or parents in this small group setting to answer their questions about Michigan Engineering. So that you have energy throughout the day, you get lunch.

Lunch Shift

Lunch Shift

10:30am – 1:30pm

In order to distribute lunches to 1,000 hungry visitors and volunteers, we need help to move lunches to the various serving rooms, and distribute them to the students and parents. As you might expect, you get lunch.

Lunch Helper

Lunch Helper

10:30am – 1:30pm

With the diag closed, we need extra volunteers to help guide visitors to alternate seating destinations on North Campus. Lunch will be provided.

Lunch Cleanup/Reception Shift

Lunch Cleanup/Reception Shift

1pm – 3:30pm

We need help to move snacks out to their location and to distribute yummy treats to hungry visitors. You get to share some of these, too.

Design Competition

Design Competition

11:30pm – 3:00pm

Design Competition leaders will work in small groups introducing the design project, overseeing the competition, and testing and judging the results. Lunch will be available to Design Competition volunteers.

Help Desk

Help Desk

2hr shifts, 9am – 3pm

Manage the help desks by directing visitors and volunteers to the correct locations and answering any and all questions with the help of a planning committee member. Lunch will be available to Help Desk Managers.

Afternoon Logistics

Afternoon Logistics

2hr shifts, 1pm – 5pm

Not really a morning person? Come help us pack up Tech Day! There will be plenty of people and plenty of food!

Parking Lot Statistician

Parking Lot Statistician

10am – 12pm

Check parking lot capacities for future statistical data. Lunch will be available for Parking Lot Statisticians.

Runner

Runner

2hr shifts, 9am – 5pm

Runners help lost visitors find their group, direct lost visitors to the correct buildings, and help address any surprises that should occur during Tech Day. Runners are our lifesavers! Breakfast or lunch is available, depending on which shifts runners work.