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Volunteer Opportunities

Find the latest grassroots volunteering opportunities in Suffolk here.

If you would like to advertise any grassroots volunteering opportunities, please contact Nick Garnham via the details listed alongside.


Westerfield United FC play in the Suffolk & Ipswich League Senior Division and Intermediate Division ‘A’.

A third person is required to help Reserve Team Managers on match days.

The role will include all or some of the following tasks before kick-off, during the match and after the final whistle:

Help with

  • Preparation of kit prior to kick-off
  • Refilling water bottles
  • Placing of cones for warm up before kick-off
  • Assisting referee as a linesman
  • Taking and collecting ‘warm-up’ footballs from the clubhouse and returning after final whistle
  • Sorting kit for laundry after final whistle

The club home ground is situated at Ipswich School Sports Centre, The Street, Rushmere St. Andrew, Ipswich IP5 1DE, where there is a club bar for a friendly get together after the match.

Training also takes place at the ground on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm.

The club welcome interest in the position and anyone keen to get involved with a local football club should contact club secretary Fred Hanniffy on 01473 or 07710 651506 or email: fred.hanniffy@talk21.com




As Keith Norton announced earlier this year at the SIL AGM in June, he will be stepping down as Chairman of the Suffolk & Ipswich League at the end of the season.

The League would be pleased to hear from anybody that is not connected to any club that might be interested in taking over this key position from Keith.

Vice Chairman Alan McDougall will not be stepping up to become Chairman but would be willing to continue in his current supporting role, if required. 

For further information please contact League Secretary Mary Ablett on 07969 021222 or email maryablett@btinternet.com



Mildenhall Town FC are seeking volunteers to help with the following:

Pitch maintenance (replacing divots on match days)

Ground maintenance (general tidying up, grass cutting pitch surrounds etc)

In return, complimentary passes to all home games will be issued.

Anyone interested should contact Mildenhall Town FC Secretary Brian Hensby on 07932 043261. 

Get in Touch

Nick Garnham - Suffolk FA Marketing & Communications Officer

01449 616606 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) / 07508 838181

Email: nick.garnham@suffolkfa.com

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