Concours Worker Job Descriptions
Here are the various "job descriptions" for volunteer workers of Concours:
Classification and Tech: Classify the cars according to different classes in the show. There are different classes such as Concours, Modified, Custom, Wash and Show, etc. This information is given in the judging seminar as well. Teching cars involves checking the functions of the car (such as headlights, etc). The first people the entrants meet are the tech people. The tech team also has each participant sign the NCCC waiver and hands the participant a goodie bag. Three or four people needed in this job.
Operations and Staging: Directs the cars to where they need to go, keeps the flow of the show moving, makes sure everything and everyone is in their respective places. We try to keep each generation of Corvette together. Three or four people needed for this task.
Registration: Once through tech, the entrants are parked and directed next to registration. We need people to help process registrations via computer. We have a program set up (basic spreadsheet) that is very easy to use, it only takes a few minutes to learn. Paperwork is printed out and everything begins! Each entrant is given a door prize ticket at registration. Two or three people are needed to run this aspect of the show.
Tabulation: Tabulates the judging results so that trophies and plaques can be awarded. This person/persons will be needed toward the end of the day after judging is finished to "get busy" with his or her calculator! One or two people are needed here.
Door: Those who "work the door" sell Concours Tshirts and raffle tickets, collect donations for the Special Olympics jar, etc. Keeps records of sales and watches over the club cash box. Calls out door prize numbers and hands the respective winners their door prizes. Also directs entrants to the restrooms or anywhere they need to go. Three or four volunteers wanted for this job.
Prizes: Hunts down door prizes and raffle prizes, as well as goodie bag items, from area businesses to give away at the show. Concours Director will give fliers/written information on club letterhead to each person in this role to assist this task. Prizes that are popular with show participants are gift certificates to dinner out, car related services, etc. Looking for three or four people to help with this.
Sponsors: Approaches businesses and individuals to help sponsor the show (provide money) through advertising in the Concours printed program or other means. Also receives fliers/written information on club letterhead to each person in this role to assist this task. There are many different levels of sponsorship and every little bit counts! Need three or four people pounding the pavement on this one.
Publicity: Approaches radio and television media to help advertise the show. Gathers cost information and other details...makes arrangements when decisions are made. Attends local car show events and cruise-ins with fliers/registration forms to hand out to prospective participants. Two people needed for this task.
Computers and printers: Obtain, set up, and run the computers and printers used in the show. Troubleshoots when necessary. In other words, techies needed! At least two people needed to help with this, please.
Photographers: Photographs each car and covers the event throughout the day. Compiles and posts the photographs on the club website event posting for all to enjoy. Two or more shutterbugs appreciated to guarantee good coverage for the event.
Trailer Hauler: Hauls the club trailer from our storage location to the show, and return it after the show. Must have an adequate tow vehicle to sign up for this task.
Hospitality: Orders and delivers coffee and donuts to the show location first thing in the morning. This person helps keep everyone awake and refreshed!
Email our Concours Chair with questions about this type of events.
Visit our Cools Links Tab, under Information, to view links to other local performance car clubs, and our Events Calendar for upcoming NVCC and other local area club’s concours & car shows coming up.