From committee members to sideline marshalls and everything between, volunteers are the lifeblood of our sport and are essential to local touch football oganisations across the region.
There are many different ways that you can volunteer to help and it can be done in just a few short (and fun) hours! If you've got an hour to spare, consider putting your hand up to volunteer to help your local association.
How can I volunteer?
There's several ways that you can get involved as a volunteer, but here's just a few:
- Coach or manage a team
- Join your club's committee
- Coordinate or assist with taking registrations and payments
- Coordinate or assist with the club's uniforms
- Coordinate or assist with your club's social functions (season break-up, etc.)
- Run your club's social and digital media (i.e. Facebook page, website, etc.)
- and many more...
Are you a student or recent graduate looking for experience, help out your club and gather invaluable experience in your field.
- Journalism, Media or Public Relations: Ask the committee if you could assist by providing media releases to local news outlets, generate content plans and write content.
- Photography: Become the club's official photographer at tournaments, events and competitions. Work with media to promote your work.
- Graphic Design: Assist in generating posters and social media content
- Coaching or Officiating: Learn transferable skills by being mentored by the current coach and referees in your area.
- Sport Medicine: Work closely with the coach for encouraging fitness helping the coach focus on the skill or the team.
- Finance Study: Assist the treasurer in their reporting aspects as well as learning hands on accounting skills.
- Physiotherapy, Massage or Strapping: Event day support of the players, or even touring with the teams (pending qualification).