Become a part of the Volunteer Corps

The Head of the Schuylkill Regatta is organized and run by outstanding volunteers. Become a part of the growing number of the energetic and motivated group that continues to make this regatta one of the best in the country.

HOSR Volunteers

Become a Volunteer for 2016 The Head of the Schuylkill Regatta is organized and run by dedicated volunteers. Become a part of the growing number of the energetic and motivated group that continues to make this regatta one of the best in the country.

Volunteer Opportunities Our volunteers come from Boathouse Row, clubs and schools in the Philadelphia area, and beyond.  At any time during the regatta, about 100 volunteers are in place! Browse our list of jobs below and email hosrvolunteercoordinator@gmail.com with your preference and availability.  If you do not have a preference, we will utilize your assistance in the most efficient way possible. All jobs, unless otherwise noted, can be staffed in half-day shifts breaking around lunchtime. Exact start and finish times vary and some posts require staggered breaks.  If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the email above.    And THANK YOU!


USRowing Official Positions
Finish Line Control Commission
Start Line Course Marshals
Jobs Where Rowing Experience Is Helpful
Awards Management Launch Drivers for Regatta Officials
Dockmasters On-Water Practice Marshals (Friday)
Finish Line Steward Race Announcing/Sports Desk Commentary
Jobs for Rowers and Non-Rowers Alike
Golf Cart Drivers Radio Check-out/Check-in (start and end of each day)
Information Tent, Boathouse Row Registration (Friday p.m., Saturday & Sunday a.m.)
Information Center, Festival Tent Information and Results Distribution
Information Outreach, Competitor Area Timing and Results
Logistics: Set up, maintain, troubleshoot, teardown (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Social Media Results Posting
Officials & Volunteers Support Social Media Photo and Comment Postings
Parking Masters and Assistants Shuttle Bus Dispatcher (at the start of each day)
Photography Tech Support
Program Book Distribution Traffic Barrier Greeters
Radio Base Station, Regatta HQ Vendor Support

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