Ball boy/girl

The club requires assistance to recover balls kicked from the field of play and out of the stadium at Hurst Cross, in the lead up to, during, and at half time of matches.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

• Recovering balls that leave the field of play and returning them.
• Engaging with home and visiting supporters presenting a warm and friendly atmosphere at home games

Skill and Qualifications Required:


Areas of Interest: Children, Public events, Recreation, Sport, Young people
Opportunity suitable for: 16-17 year olds, Groups, School students, Under 16s, University students, With friends
What activities will the volunteer do? Outdoors, Stewarding, Support Work
Skills gained in this role: Outdoor work, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: No
Opportunity Accessibility: The volunteering location is not accessible

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Ashton United in the Community
Organisation Profile: Founded in 1878 Ashton United FC is one of the oldest football clubs in the world, with Hurst Cross the second longest continually played on ground in the world. The club competes in the Vanarama National League North, the 2nd tier of Non League Football, at a very high standard, competing with the likes of Stockport County, York City, Altrincham, Fc United of Manchester and local rivals Curzon Ashton FC. As a club, we have a loyal and very strong working Board of Directors and group of volunteers, most having served the club for many years. Very much a family orientated club, ‘The Robins’ are proud of the partnership that exists between the club and Ashton United in the Community, a registered charity that supports community engagement, and provides for volunteering opportunities for local people through roles within the football club and within the local community. We are committed to developing young talent in our region, whilst also offering volunteers the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge. We are proud that many of our volunteers, having learned new skills and gained experience with the club, have moved from a voluntary role into full time employment elsewhere in the professional game.
Charity number: 1166483