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Areas of support

club and league roles 

Areas of Volunteering in Devon


The role of a chairperson is to oversee the running of the club/league and ensure that it is run efficiently and managed appropriately. They will lead club/league meetings and provide leadership in all areas such as club tournaments, etc

The treasurers role will be to ensure that the club stays financially sustainable, pay all expenses, and collect any monies owed to the club.

The Secretary is one of the most important roles in a club or league. The main point of contact for Devon FA, team managers and clubs/leagues, the Secretary will look after the administrative duties for the club/league.

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 league fixtures secretary organises fixtures for the teams in the league. In some leagues there may be multiple fixture secretaries to cover certain age groups depending on the size of the league.
At the bottom of this page you can see full downloadable role descriptions for each of the various volunteers roles. These may vary from club to club and league to league but offer a general overview of the positions.

All teams will require a manager to organise the team for fixtures, lead the team on match days, and organise training. In a lot of cases this will also include coaching the team as well to develop their ability.
Need some hints and tips? Check out The FAs Guide to Managing in Grassroots Football.

The league player registration secretary will sign on all of the players for teams in the league to ensure that players are able to play. Depending on the size of some leagues, there may be multiple volunteers doing this job with a few age groups each

The club welfare officer ensures that the club operates a safe, child friendly environment and promotes good practice in line with the club’s Child Protection Policy.

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David Carpenter

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