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Volunteer Roles

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There are many opportunities to get involved with running a football club, coaching, administration, grounds maintenance, child welfare and many other varied and interesting roles.

Below is a brief explanation of some of these roles and their associated responsibilities. 

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Clubs

The role of the Club Chairperson is to chair the Committee meetings and AGM, assist the secretary to produce the agendas and lead the committee in making decisions for the benefit of the whole club including disciplinary matters.

 It is essential that the Chairperson is a strong leader who can be objective and support the Secretary.

The main purpose of this key role is that of principal administrator for the club. The Club Secretary carries out or delegates all the administrative duties that enable the club and its members to function effectively. The Club Secretary is a pivotal role within the club, with a close involvement in the general running of the club. The secretary and their assistant provide the main point of contact for people within and outside the club on just about every aspect of the club’s activities.

As the first point of contact with the club it is helpful for the secretary to be available to take phone calls during the working day. This is a demanding, high profile job that has a major impact on the efficient and effective management of the club. The secretary has contact with a wide range of people from within and outside the club. Representation of the club at outside meetings provides the opportunity to find out what’s going on at league and county level and this could be a platform for future volunteering opportunities.

The main purpose of this job is to look after the finances of the club. The treasurer must be well organised, able to keep records, careful when handling money and cheques, scrupulously honest, able to answer questions in meetings, confident handling figures, prepared to take instant decisions when necessary.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the club operates a safe, child friendly environment and promotes good practice in line with The FA’s Safeguarding Children Policy.

All teams will require a manager/coach to organise the team for fixtures, lead the team on matchdays and organise training. In many cases, the manager/coach will also be responsible for coaching the team, helping them develop their skills.

The fixtures secretary will be in charge of organising pitches for home games and ensuring that the club’s teams can play all of their games.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the teams’ fixtures run smoothly, including booking pitches where necessary; to be the point of contact for queries relating to club fixtures; keeping up to date contact details of clubs/teams suitable for friendly fixtures; attending league meetings as required; attending committee meetings where required.

The Club Player Registration Officer will collate player registrations ready to submit to the league.  If the league uses online player registration via the FA Whole Game System the Player Registration Officer will input all the player details to comply with the League Registration requirements and submit to the League electronically.  Depending on the size and format of the club committee, each team may have it's own Player Registration Officer. 

Leagues

The role of the League Chairperson is to chair the Committee meetings and AGM, assist the secretary to produce the agendas and lead the committee in making decisions for the benefit of the whole League including disciplinary matters.

 It is essential that the Chairperson is a strong leader who can be objective and support the Secretary.

The main purpose of this key role is that of principal administrator for the League. The League Secretary carries out or delegates all the administrative duties that enable the League and its members to function effectively. The League Secretary is a pivotal role within the League, with a close involvement in the general running of the League. The secretary and their assistant provide the main point of contact for people within and outside the League on just about every aspect of the League's activities.

As the first point of contact with the League it is helpful for the secretary to be available to take phone calls during the working day. This is a demanding, high profile job that has a major impact on the efficient and effective management of the League. The secretary has contact with a wide range of people from within and outside the League. Representation of the League at outside meetings provides the opportunity to find out what’s going on at County and National level and this could be a platform for future volunteering opportunities.

The main purpose of this job is to look after the finances of the League. The treasurer must be well organised, able to keep records, careful when handling money and cheques, scrupulously honest, able to answer questions in meetings, confident handling figures, prepared to take instant decisions when necessary.
The main purpose of this role is to ensure the League operates a safe, child friendly environment and promotes good practice in line with The FA’s Safeguarding Children Policy.  The Welfare Officer will work with Club Welfare Officers and Worcestershire FA's Safeguarding and Investigations Manager.
The league fixtures secretary organises the League fixtures for the teams in the league. In some leagues, there may be multiple fixture secretaries, each responsible for certain age groups.  The fixture secretary may also be the administrator for the League's Full-Time site and sending out the fixtures to the clubs/teams.

The league player registration secretary will review, approve, reject and advise on all of the player registration applications submitted by clubs/teams in the league to ensure that players are eligible to play. Depending on the size of some leagues, there may be multiple volunteers undertaking this role.

Volunteers

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If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for your local club, find their details on Full-Time and contact them.

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