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ORGANIZATION: NORCAL Odyssey of the Mind

  • 2 people are interested

We are looking for volunteers to handle the help staff our tournaments for the non-profit Northern California Odyssey of the Mind program.

There will be 2 tournaments; one in the Bay Area (potentially Concord) and one in the Sacramento area. The roles would be to works with the Events Director to organize the tournaments including making sure we have the right venue, that there are enough staff/volunteers (working with the Volunteers Director), food for the staff, and overseeing all aspects of the event. The Qualifying Tournaments feed into the State Association Tournament. The Events take place at the end of February (Qualifying Tournaments) and end of March (State Tournament). There are guidelines to help the directors in their job.

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About NORCAL Odyssey of the Mind


3022 Verdala drive, 3022 Verdala drive, Livermore, CA 94550, US

Mission Statement

The California North Odyssey of the Mind promotes creativity, develops team problem solving skills and promotes divergent thinking for participants of all ages throughout northern California. California North Odyssey of the Mind fosters personal integrity, self-respect, cooperation and acceptance of diversity in people, thoughts and beliefs. Participants will be encouraged to use their skills, knowledge and ideas to travel uncharted paths to help make the world a better place in which to live.


The International mission of Odyssey of the Mind is to provide creative problem-solving opportunities for everyone and to foster original and divergent thinking. Through the Odyssey of the Mind program, coaches, parents, judges, and volunteers promote creativity by challenging teams to solve divergent problems, that is, those with more than one solution.
While the ultimate goal for most teams is to present their problem solutions in official competitions, this is not a requirement of participation. The purpose of the program is to provide students with an exciting learning experience that promises to be challenging and fun.

The primary objectives and purposes :

  1. Implement, sponsor, and regulate the Odyssey of the Mind Program tournaments within northern California in accordance with the guidelines of Odyssey of the Mind
  2. Promote creativity and creative problem-solving skills to the youth of Northern California


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


1711 Cypress StreetBrentwood, CA 94513



  • Event Planning / Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving




  • Must be at least 25
  • 2 full Saturdays in February; 2 Friday evenings in February; otherwise flexible, approx. 4 hours/month until February.

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