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You as a volunteer are extremely valuable and contribute to the success of sport participation events and can benefit the running of sports clubs in Surrey.

Receive information about volunteering opportunities, by telling us what interests you about volunteering.

"To people who are thinking about volunteering I would say go for it! It's such a great thing to do and the feeling you get from it is amazing! I made some great friends and I would recommend volunteering to anyone."

Upcoming opportunities

Surrey Youth Games, Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June 2016, Surrey Sports Park

Help make sport happen for hundreds of young people this summer. Volunteering opportunities include event management, scoring, umpiring/refereeing and helping with medal ceremonies. For more information and to join us click here.

2016 Women's Home Internationals Lacrosse, Friday 15 to Sunday 17 April, Surrey Sports Park

The Home Internationals is a prestigious women's lacrosse event, with England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland all competing for the title annually. This year's tournament is made even more important as the home nations prepare for the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup next July, also taking place at Surrey Sports Park. English Lacrosse are looking for volunteers to in a number of key roles: match table, scorers, timekeepers, PA Announcer, match statisticians, pitch runners, ball girls/boys, stewards and mascots. Volunteer rewards include a drink ticket for 1/2 day or 1 shift, and a drink ticket plus a hot meal/snack ticket for a full day. Volunteers on Sunday will be welcome to attend the prize giving tea at the end of play. Contact English Lacrosse for more information. Applications can be submitted via the English lacrosse Vacancies page; English Lacrosse - Home Internationals Vacancies

Polesden Lacey Trust 10, 24 April, 9:30am

This monthly 10km training event needs volunteers on the last Sunday of every month, why not get involved? For more information, click here or contact Polesden Lacey directly.

Prudential Ride London, Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 July 2016

Please visit here for more information and to get involved.

Staines 10K, Sunday 15 May, 9am

If you are interested in volunteering and to help marshall this event, please contact Claire for more information.

Are you looking for volunteers?

If you have a volunteering opportunity that you would like to promote please contact Lil Roe, Coach and Volunteer Development Officer.

Tel: 01483 518962 Email: lil.roe@surreycc.gov.uk

Step into Sport

If you are at a school in Surrey and are volunteering, you can use the Youth Sport Trust's Step into Sport Volunteer Passport to log your hours and get the chance to receive recognition and rewards for your efforts.

What you should expect as a volunteer

When you start volunteering you should be given certain information about the opportunity as well as details of certain policies and procedures that are in place to support you as a volunteer. A simple volunteering checklist is available for you to download - use it as a reminder of what your expectations should be as a volunteer and to check if they are supporting you correctly! Download the volunteer checklist.


Need help?

For quick tips and advice on volunteering and how to develop your skills visit Club Leaders website.

For further courses and training around volunteering see below:

Redstone Training

Plumridge Training & Facilitation

Volunteer Centres can help you develop policies/procedures as well as recruit volunteers. Find your nearest volunteer centre or call 0842 03 44 111.

Become a Surrey Local Leader

Do you enjoy volunteering in sport and would you like to inspire others to do the same?

As a Local Leader you will:

• Work to help recruit volunteers and support existing sports volunteers in your local community.
• Be a part of the national Join In campaign with regular conference calls with director Dave Moorcroft.
• Receive training from Join In and ongoing support in their role.
• Gain exclusive access to some exciting volunteer opportunities such as Sport Relief ‘Clash of the Titans’, Invictus Games and Team GB Kitting Out.
• Work closely with Active Surrey to support sports volunteers and local sports events.
• Be part of the Surrey Local Leader team and help to inspire others in sports volunteering.

Time commitment:

• There is no set amount of time that you have to offer to this volunteering opportunity and therefore any time you can offer will be much appreciated.
• This role is flexible and can be worked around existing commitments.
Sign up at local leaders.

Any other questions?

If you have any queries about sports volunteering which are not answered on this site, please feel free to contact:

Lil Roe, Coach and Volunteer Development Officer, Email: lil.roe@surreycc.gov.uk, Tel: 01483 518944