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Volunteering

We believe volunteering is one of the most vital elements in the sport & physical activity sector, as dedicated time is given to help others become more physically active. We believe that meaningful volunteer opportunities help provide the best volunteering experiences which is why we work closely with our local partners to provide this service.


We have recently launched our Volunteer Champions scheme.  If you are interested putting in an application, or would just like to find out more, click here.

Volunteering Opportunities

Wolverhampton Wrestling Club

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Cannock Road Gurdwara

Professional coaching in Olympic style Freestyle Wrestling. Classes held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8pm. And every Saturday from 3.30-5pm, with Kids classes on Saturday 2-3.30pm. Role will include assisting coaches within sessions and support community-led events. For further information please contact Ranjit Singh on the number below.

All welcome to attend!

Contact: Ranjit Singh - 07413606999

Bensons Community

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Hadley stadium

We are an all-inclusive community provider in Sandwell delivering a wide range of sport & physical activity opportunities across the week. We are looking for volunteers to support our sessions which would involve registrations, assisting coaches, setting out activities etc.

Contact: Paul Landucci - 07882079454

Punjab United

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Bilston College

Punjab United aims to become a sports and community club by extending our reach across all diverse communities and sports. Job responsibilities will involve assisting coaches, supporting events within the community and planning sessions. For more information please contact Pav on the number below.

Contact: Pav - 07711057027

Tividale Academy

Numerous opportunities exist for volunteers to support the club with:

  • Coaching Management
  • Administration Fundraising
  • Event Management

(job descriptions available on request)

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Portway Lifestyle Centre, Cakemore Playing Fields and various venues South Sandwell.

Contact: tividaleacademy@outlook.com

Oldbury United FC

Numerous opportunities exist for volunteers to support the club with:

  • Coaching Management
  • Administration Fundraising
  • Event Management

(job descriptions available on request)

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Portway Lifestyle Centre, Cakemore Playing Fields and various venues South Sandwell.

Contact: oldburyunited@outlook.com

Dudley Rowing Club

Date: (Ongoing) Tuesdays or Sunday afternoons

Venue: Lodge Farm Reservoir, Highbridge Road, Dudley, DY2 0HB

Job Description: We have been approached recently by a number of people who want to learn how to row, including a number of schools. We need someone who can assist and direct within our rowing sessions, which cater for a variety of different audiences. Anyone interested would need DBS clearance and either hold, or be willing to undertake the relevant British Rowing Coaching Qualification, as well as hold the relevant qualification, or be willing to train in power boat driving (in essence 3-4 knotts per hour).

Contact: Mark - via secretarydudleyrowingclub@hotmail.com or on 07989 837315

Healthy Sandwell

Sandwell volunteer ride activators wanted!

Are you a keen cyclist and interested in leading cycle rides in and around your local community? Then Healthy Sandwell want to hear from you.

They are offering FREE volunteer training. The course is a British cycling qualification and includes a 3-5-hour online learning session and then 2 days practical, out and about learning how to take people out on cycle rides. You also get a ride leader kit worth over £100.

You don’t need to be super fit, you just have to enjoy cycling and want to encourage more people to get on their bikes. In return for the training, they would ask you to put what you’ve learnt into practice and lead some cycle rides.

You can register your interest by contacting Healthy Sandwell.

SMETHWICK RAIDERS FC

Date: Ongoing

Venue: Holly Lodge High School, Holly Lane, Smethwick B67 7JG.

             Devonshire Junior School. Auckland Road, Smethwick, B67 7AT

Job Responsibilities include: Assist/take warm up, deliver a skill session as identified by mentor, referee matches for training sessions, coach a team in training matches. For more information please contact the email below.

Contact: Pritam Mander - pmander315@hotmail.com

  • Improved Health & Wellbeing- Getting active through volunteering will improve mental and physical health
  • Learn new skills- Meaningful volunteering opportunities will develop your personal attributes
  • Become more Employable- Volunteering adds experience, new networks, develops confidence
  • Sociable- Meeting new people across different communities
  • Make a Difference- Helping local residents in the community
  • Inclusive- You can always volunteer regardless of any age

Please see links below to 3 of our 4 CVS’s (council for voluntary services) for sport and physical activity opportunities

SCVO (go to the volunteering link)

One Walsall 

Dudley CVS 

For more information on volunteering opportunities across the Black Country, please contact our workforce lead using the form below:

Workforce supported since January 2019

Total: 735

Volunteers: 559

Coaches: 76

Professional Workforce: 48

Clubs/Groups: 52

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