Odyssey of the Mind Tournament Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Maryland/DC Odyssey of the Mind

Odyssey of the Mind is an educational non-profit that teaches students to develop and use creativity in the pursuit of problem-solving. It emphasizes skills such as time management, teamwork, public speaking, and more.

We're seeking individuals who can support our state tournament efforts on March 19th, 2023. There are a wide variety of positions available depending on time and interest, which can be broadly categorized into scoring and non-scoring roles.

Here is an overview of the types of roles for which you could volunteer:

- Non-judge volunteer: This position may include responsibilities such as supporting the sales booth, assisting with site finding, check-in, keeping sites clean, etc.

Judging Positions:

- Problem Judge: Scores the main elements of the team's performance

- Style Judge: Scores a special set of elements of the team's performance

- Time Keeper: Introduces teams at the start of their performance and times performances

- Staging Judge: Supports teams as they check-in for their performances

- Score Checker: Checks and inputs scores at the competition site

- Score Room: Supports overall scoring management and calculations

- Spontaneous Judge: Scores the short-term portion of the competition

Here are the problem descriptions, so if you have preferences, you can indicate them on the form: https://www.odysseyofthemind.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2023-Synopses.pdf

Judges will need to attend a ~60 minute virtual training session at 7 PM on either February 27 or 28.

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Fee Amount: None

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