Volunteer Opportunities


Find the latest grassroots football volunteering opportunities in Sussex.

Lewes FC Women First Team Physio (14/08/19) 
Lewes FC Women have a vacancy for a first team Sports Therapist or Physiotherapist. The club are potentially looking to establish a team of a few people to make the role more flexible so 
availability would not be required every week. They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and motivated who wishes to play a role in an active and successful community club playing football in the Championship, the second tier of English Football. For more information and a full job description please visit the full article on their website. 

Horsham YMCA  Match Secretary (25/07/19)
Want to play a key part in the running of a successful Step 5 club in the heart of Sussex. Horsham YMCA are a long established and proud community club with a history in the local community for over 120 years providing sports teams that have enjoyed success within Sussex over many years.

The Match Secretary is a role at the very heart of the club giving you an opportunity to be driving force in the operation of this very friendly club who offer a modern facility and a charity backed ethos.

You will be responsible for our communication with the League and FA for our ongoing matches and broader league and Cup commitments including FA Cup and FA Vase competitions. It is a rewarding challenge and the chance to be part of our local football community! For more information and a full job description please contact Keith Holmes on: 01403 283818, ymcafootballclub@btconnect.com / keithdh80@hotmail.com  or on Twitter.

Southdown FC looking for Fixtures Secretary (19/06/19)
Southdown FC (Est 1969), located in Burgess Hill, is looking for a volunteer Fixtures Secretary.  For Season 19/20 the Club will have three teams playing in the Mid Sussex League and two teams in the Sussex County Women & Girls League.  The role involves co-ordinating and communicating match day details and the co-ordination of pitches for home teams. They are looking for someone with good communication skills, is well organised and proficient at managing emails. Training will be provided and the successful candidate will have the ongoing support and guidance of a strong Executive Committee. For those interested please email Jo Hadingham on clubsecretarysdfc@gmail.com for more details.

Sussex County Women's & Girls' Football League Competition Secretary VACANCY (31/05/19)
The SCWGFL are looking to appoint a Competition Secretary for the 2019/20 season. View the role profile for further information.
Interested parties should contact Paul Preston via: paulp@scwgfl.com

Shoreham FC looking for First Team Physio (23/05/19)
Shoreham FC is seeking a matchday physio. You will work alongside the first team management and will be needed for all matches and some training sessions. You will have excellent physio facilities which include your own physio room and equipment. If you are interested please contact the club on 07715119028 or shorehamfootballclub@gmail.com.

Shoreham FC Seeks Manager & Coach for their new U18s County team for next season 2019-20 (18/04/19)
Shoreham FC is a Community Charter Standard Club and is one of the largest clubs in the area. We are adding a new U18s County team for next season and we are looking for an experienced/qualified manager and coach. You will be working closely with our Bostik U18s and first team throughout the season. This is a great opportunity to be part of a club that holds its youth players as the future of the club. Managers/Coaches should be qualified at FA Level 1 within date FA Safeguarding Children and FA First Aid as a minimum, the club is also willing to help fund towards higher level coaching qualifications to the right candidates. To make an application or to make an inquiry, in the first instance please contact: Stuart Slaney on 07715119028 or email shorehamfcyouth@gmail.com. 

Cowfold FC Seeks First Team Manager for 2019-20 (29/03/19)
Cowfold FC is a Charter Standard Club and is looking for a volunteer to coach and manage their First Team playing in Southern Combination Football League (County) for next season. The club was established in 1895 and currently incorporates three adult male sides playing on Saturdays and an adult male side playing on Sundays. There are also plans to be implemented now to start an U18 side for the 2019-20 season. The current manager has stepped down from his role but will still be involved with the club and we have a strong and dedicated list of volunteers who will assist on match days and training evenings. Whilst we have a strong squad of regular players, an applicant with the ability to introduce new players to the club would also be welcomed.
To make an application or to make an enquiry, in the first instance please contact:
Paul Curtis on 07852 434998 or e-mail paulcurtis61@gmail.com

Herstmonceux FC are looking for a new 1st team manager to join us at the end of the current season. (14/03/19)
Herstmonceux 1st team currently play in division 1 of the East Sussex Football League. The Club also have a side who play in division 5.
Applications are invited from Managers who have previous experience.
The successful candidate will be more than welcome to become involved in the running of the team with immediate effect in order to gain a greater insight into the challenge involved. For more details please contact: Malcolm York (Chairman) on 07759 163371 or 01323 832023.

Adam Virgo Academy seeking a part-time coach (06/02/19)
The Adam Virgo Academy is seeking to recruit a new part-time coach to work alongside our current team. Applicants should have a minimum of an FA Level 1 qualification and relevant experience of coaching children between ages 5-16 years. You will need to provide all necessary documents for this role when interviewed. The Academy is looking for vibrant, energetic, passionate, organised and responsible coaches to continue the Academy ethos. We are looking to recruit a part time coach that fulfils the required criteria at the earliest opportunity. Day / time required - Fridays 4-6pm at Hassocks, Sussex. 
All applicants please email : FAO Adam Virgo at info@adamvirgoacademy.com

Eastbourne Town Ladies FC are seeking a goal keeper coach (09/01/19)
Eastbourne Town Ladies FC are looking for a goal keeper coach to work with 1st and development team goalkeepers.The candidate will hold a minimum Goalkeeping Level 1, In-date DBS, First Aid and Safeguarding. Would be preferable to have a Goalkeeping level 2. Roles would include; planning and delivery of goalkeeper specific training sessions, suitable warm up and warm down for match days, aid head coach with goalkeeper specific tactical knowledge. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a step 5 Women's club who have great ambition for the future, our coaching team is hardworking and are constantly looking to develop themselves. If you are interested please contact: charliewoodham51@yahoo.com.

Thakeham Village FC seeking Level 1 coaches (13/12/18)
Thakeham Village FC are currently looking for level 1 coaches for our mini soccer and youth teams as well as committee members and match day volunteers at our new ground outside Storrington, West Sussex. All coaches are mentored through our Chairman and non-coaching members supported through our Volunteer Co-ordinator. For more information on the roles or the club in general then please visit www.ThakehamVillageFC.co.uk or e-mail us at Secretary@ThakehamVillageFC.co.uk

BLAGSS (Brighton Lesbian and Gay Sports Society) Women's Football Club are looking for a coach with lots of enthusiasm and able to work with a group with mixed fitness/age/ability (02/11/18)
Thursday's 7:30-9pm at The Manor - 3G Pitch, Manor Road, Brighton.
To attend sessions once or twice a month to help develop the players we have, providing some coaching on passing/shooting/formation & tactics as well as helping some of our goalkeepers. The group is an LGBT-friendly women's group and are happy to work with both male & female coaches. We'd also like the coach to possibly attend some friendly matches/tournaments to give us some insight and analysis moving forward. Payment is available this will be discussed on application for the right person. If you are interested in discussing this opportunity please contact JT or Beena via email: blagss.wfc@gmail.com.

Withdean Youth coaching opportunity (14/07/18)
Withdean Youth are looking for a young dynamic coach to take over their successful U15 boys team for next season 2018-2019. Must be FA Level 1 qualified as minimum. We have a very settled squad of 16, that have competed in Sussex Sunday Youth League Division 2 for 5 years. This is a volunteer role, that would be perfect for a person looking to improve their skills and coaching knowledge. Training is 7-8pm at Dorothy Stringer School 3G pitch on Thursdays, matches are every Sunday morning from September. Pre-season training starts in August. The team has an admin secretary already, so the successful applicant can concentrate on football, not paperwork. You will also be supported by the outgoing coaching team, ensuring you are set up for success. Advanced CRB check will be needed, which we can arrange and pay for. Contact Gavin Shepherd on 07769696337.

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