VOLUNTEER for soccer!

The community soccer program depends on volunteers. From registration to coaching to helping out at city-wide tournaments, we rely on community members to run the outdoor soccer program.

Role

Responsibilities

Time commitment

Registration Volunteers

  • Verify registration forms are completed and confirm age and residency
  • Accept payment

Three hours

Soccer Program Assistants

  • Help the soccer coordinator with various tasks throughout the season, including getting forms completed, dropping off cheques and forms

One to two hours

Coaches

  • Run practices and games
  • Communicate with parents about game times, cancellations, photo day, etc.
  • Distribute uniforms and gather uniforms at end of season

One to two hours per week (depending on age group) during outdoor soccer season.

Assistant Coaches

  • Help coaches run practices and games
  • Help coaches communicate with parents

One to two hours per week (depending on age group) during outdoor soccer season.

Team Managers

  • Help coaches manage equipment, fill out game sheets, recruit other parents to help with set up and take down and other duties

Three to four hours

Referees & Assistant Referees (linesmen)

  • These are paid positions. This is a great way to earn some money and get work experience.
  • Referee courses are offered through Alberta Soccer. Visit their website for information. Courses are usually posted in April.

Depends on the number of games you can take on

Equipment Coordinator

  • Get equipment ready in the spring to hand out to the coaches
  • Make sure coaches return equipment after the season is over
  • Purchase equipment as needed

Four hours per season.

Equipment Assistants – Spring Equipment Sort

  • Help equipment coordinator get equipment together for teams (takes place at the end of April)

Three hours

Equipment Assistants – Fall Equipment Sort

  • Help equipment coordinator get equipment together for teams (takes place in July)

Three hours

Photo Day Coordinator

  • Book the photographer (already done for this year).
  • Create photo schedule and notify coaches
  • Distribute photos to coaches

Three hours

Referee Coordinator

  • Assign referees to U8 to U12 games for Malmo teams
  • Assign assistant referees to U14 to U18 games for Malmo teams

Four hours per season.

Field Marshalls –

the easiest volunteer job

  • Attend a shift for city or inter-city finals
  • Sit on sidelines and watch game
  • Deliver game sheet to tournament headquarters

Two hours

City finals run the July long weekend (TBC)

SWEMSA U8 Tournament

  • Various including set-up the night before, during the tournament and clean-up

Between one to four hours

The tournament date is TBD

For more information or to volunteer for one of the positions listed above, contact Lisa at soccer@malmoplains.com or fill out the form below:

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