Jamboree

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Unfortunately, due to unplayable field conditions with standing water and a forecast of severe thunderstorms throughout the day, we are canceling Jamboree June 2. Thank you for your continued support of DC SCORES and our poet-athletes. {color: rgb(201, 76, 76);}


Jamboree 2018 Volunteer Information

Jamboree is our culminating event of the year where all 2,500 of our participants and their families are invited to an all-day soccer tournament & community festival.

Logistics

  • Saturday, June 2

  • Anacostia Park, Field 6 (1800 Anacostia Drive SE, Washington, DC 20020)

  • All volunteers will receive a light lunch (vegetarian options available) and water stations will be placed throughout the venue.

Travel & Parking

  • There is a parking lot onsite. We recommend driving, but the nearest metro station is Anacostia Station.

This event is held outdoors, so please come prepared with the following items:

  • Athletic wear or comfortable clothing (sneakers recommended).

  • A light jacket or rain jacket if you register for a morning shift.

  • Refillable water bottle

  • If you are working a morning shift, we recommend bringing a change of socks/shoes for your comfort throughout the shift (the grass can be very wet/dewy in the morning).

  • When you arrive, you will be given a DC SCORES Volunteer t-shirt to change into for the day. Please plan to change in an open area, wearing a tank top or other shirt if you would like.

Weather Policy

  • Jamboree is a “drizzle-or-shine” event. In the case that there is an absolute downpour, we will notify you via email on Friday, June 1st.

What do I need to check-in on the day of the event?

  • Upon arrival, please check in at the volunteer tent with a DC SCORES Staff Member.

  • To speed up your check-in process, please try to fill out the Volunteer Waiver at this link before arriving. If you cannot complete it in advance, we will have paper copies available on the day of.


Roles

Referee

Referees will be asked to work with other referees at their field and will control 3-5 games throughout the day. Soccer experience necessary, although all referees will complete a brief overview with DC SCORES Staff before their shift, some light jogging required.

For this role, there are AM, PM, and All-Day shifts available.

Activity Booths

Great team-building experience for different departments for groups of 2-12 employees. Booths include face-painting, art & soccer activities, etc.

For this role, there are AM, PM, and All-Day shifts available.

Lunch Distribution

Recommended for a group (e.g. a company). This station will consist of organizing boxed lunches and making sure they get to teams, family members, and volunteers properly.

For this role, one shift will be available.

Photography/Videography

Please bring your own camera. In this position, volunteers will be assigned to capture a certain area/set of games.

For this role, there are AM, PM, and All-Day shifts available.

Set-Up/Closing Crew

Set-up includes setting up tables, goals, tents, art supplies, etc. some heavy lifting may be required

Closing shift includes assistance with breaking down goals, tents, art booths, and other materials is needed at the end of the day.

There is one shift for set-up and one for closing crew available.

General

Other duties will be assigned as needed and volunteers may be asked to float between various volunteer roles.

There are AM, PM, and All-Day shifts available for this role.