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How to find and keep volunteers

How to find and keep volunteers | How to find and keep volunteers

Coaching the team. Taking the training register. Running the café on match days. Volunteers are the lifeblood of local sports clubs – but you already know that (especially if you're a volunteer yourself).

In this section, we’ll help you find more people to share the load. As well as new helpers, you’ll also find practical tips on training your volunteer team and keeping them happy and motivated.

How volunteers can help you

How volunteers can help you

What difference could a few extra volunteers make to your club? You might be surprised.

Why volunteers?
How to find new volunteers for your club

How to find new volunteers for your club

Need some extra help at your club? Check out our top tips to find more volunteers.

Find volunteers
How to welcome volunteers

How to welcome volunteers

Want to make a great first impression? See how to give your new volunteers a great welcome.

Welcome volunteers
How to train your volunteers

How to train your volunteers

Up-skilling your volunteer team can benefit them – and help your club to grow.

Train volunteers
How to boost your Join In club page

How to boost your Join In club page

How complete is your club page? Discover how other clubs are making the most of Join In to find new volunteers.

Boost your club page
How to keep your volunteers happy

How to keep your volunteers happy

Check out our top tips on how to keep your volunteers enthusiastic and motivated.

Happy volunteers

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