Club Secretary - Volunteer

  • Barnes FC
  • Remote (London SW13, UK)
  • 11 Jan, 2022
Volunteer Administration

Job Description

Barnes FC is coming back! Be part of long-term ambitious plan and be ready to step in to put 6th oldest club in England where it belongs. The club will be playing with Adult Men team in season 2022/23 under Surrey FA county competition.

The Secretary is one of the most important roles in a club. The main point of contact for the County FA, the Secretary will look after the administrative duties for the club.

The secretary's responsibilities include:

  • Affiliating the club with their County FA and League.
  • Registration of all players with the league
  • Writing letters from the club to other clubs or individuals
  • Dealing with all incoming correspondence
  • Preparing the agenda for the next meeting.
  • A formal and accurate record of each meeting.
  • Keep accurate records of the Club. Including a list of members, previous committee members, previous decisions that have been made, correspondence, etc
  • Act on behalf of the club once the committee has come to a decision
  • Communicate with the chairperson on a regular basis.
  • Attend league and county meetings.
  • Dealing with all fixtures. For any home fixtures, they will be responsible for arranging the pitch, hiring officials, and notifying the opponents of kick-off times and location. For away games, they will inform their own team of kick-off times and arrange transport.

Essential qualifications, skills, and abilities

  • Ideally SW London based
  • Up to date DBS check
  • Ideally, the candidate would have a knowledge of committee procedures and FA rules
  • Desired previous experience in a football role
  • Great verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organisation and a good eye for detail
  • Is able to problem-solve
  • Must have integrity and discretion when handling personal information
  • Deal with correspondence promptly
  • Good IT skills

This is a volunteer role. The club will provide with a number of benefits and deals / vouchers from sponsors. We offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the criteria.

Barnes Football Club in all its activities will not discriminate or in any way, treat anyone less favourably on grounds of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or belief, ability or disability. The club will ensure it treats people fairly and with respect and that it will provide access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in and enjoy its activities.