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Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational. Please fill out the form below, and indicate your preferred area of volunteering. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with you. 


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Set-up registration/ Check-in guests

  • Provide wristbands

  • Manage line traffic to ensure a smooth check-in

  • Assist any guest with payment check-out for auction items

  • Clean-up tables and supplies


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Decorate merchandise area(s)

  • Carry all merchandise items to and from the designated areas (if you are not able to carry heavy items please ask for help from another volunteer)

  • Maintain inventory and neat display of all merchandise items

  • UCSD Cashiers: Process all sales (merchandise & auction) under the UCSD cash, checks and credit card handling procedures

  • Store all items after Luau ends, clean up display and merchandise


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Set-up and clean-up

  • Carry heavy items to and from different areas (if you are unable to carry heavy items please ask for help from another volunteer)

  • Maintain all areas clean (Beach Contest & Luau Tent)


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Support all areas at event with clean-up


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Welcome surf teams at parking when they arrive

  • Help carry surf boards, supplies etc. down to the beach

  • Help surf team(s) prepare for the competition

  • After surfing, organize photo opportunity with their legend

  • Keep teams on schedule

  • Monitor and service the VIP tents, bring sponsors and legends food, water, etc.

  • Help carry surf boards to cars/ Clean-up as needed

FRAME ASSEMBLY (Detail oriented individuals are needed!)

  • Coordinate with photographers and printers to assemble frames

  • ssure teams pick up their frames, including delivery to their Luau tables


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Carefully assemble and handle centerpieces

  • Set up program and tables

  • Direct guests to their table


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Decorate the judges stand and luau tent, create swag bags

  • Assist other areas with decorations


  • Assist photographers in gathering teams and groups for posed photos

  • Team photos: help collect names and team name for each photo

  • Assist with photo shot list on the beach and under the tent


  • Spread ALOHA!!!

  • Set-up Silent Auction area

  • Guard all items and bid sheets during Contest and Luau

  • Auction spotter during live auction

  • Clean-up Silent Auction area and stage


Name *
Are you under 18 years of age? *
Availability *
Please indicate your availability (click all areas of interest)
Please comment below if you need other time availability or volunteer duties not listed above.


All the events are put on 100% by volunteers with the administrative support of the UCSD Moores Cancer Center.