Get Volunteering

Your Time and Knowledge are Priceless

volunteering has many benefits

share your skills

There are many reasons to volunteer in football. Volunteers make the grassroots game happen and create the next generation of sporting stars.

You could be giving back, but you’ll also be helping make football happen. Without people like you, grassroots simply wouldn’t exist!
Sir Geoff Hurst at Chelmsford City FC
Sports Therapist
do i require any specific skills or...


Some volunteering opportunities require certain skills such as coaching which may require qualifications but clubs, local authorities and community sport hubs often provide training or will support you to find the right training.

Often sport organisations are looking for personal skills, such as being able to get on with a wide variety of people, being reliable and being enthusiastic about the club you’re involved in.
which skills can i expect to...

gain and develop?

Football is looking for enthusiastic and confident people just like you to take on a variety of roles. And football will give back to you, too!

These are just a few of the skills and qualities you could expect to develop: Confidence, Self Esteem, Speaking to Groups, Presenting, Managing Accounts and Budgeting, Event Organisation.
Essex Under 16s
Awards Evening
recognising long service

awards and recognition

Volunteers are the heroes of football. Without volunteers, grassroots could not run the way it does and, for that reason, you could benefit from a number of award schemes and recognition from your club.

Of course you should be thanked informally for the time you dedicate, but you can also be formally recognised for your commitment and contribution through awards. Get in touch if you’d like to find out more.