Volunteer Role Description


Would you like to use your financial and organisational skills to support your local Football League? If so, volunteering as Treasurer with NWYFL could be for you!

The North Wilts Youth Football League is a grassroots football league for over 6000 youth players across more than 50 clubs in the Wiltshire area. The League is run by volunteers who meet every 4 weeks to ensure the continued development of an already successful grassroots football league. Ultimately the Management committee are a team of volunteers all working towards the same goal of providing children with a safe and fun environment to play grassroots football.

What the role involves:

The treasurer is one of the four key roles on NWYFL committee (the other three being the League Chairperson, Child Welfare Officer, and the League Secretary). As treasurer you will be responsible for these kinds of tasks:

·  Preparing/Presenting a financial summary for the AGM, ensuring the accounts have been independently verified in advance.

·  Keeping an ongoing record of all League income/expenditure using our accounting software (Xero) and ensuring all expenses and invoices are paid on time.

·  Administering the League bank account, including banking any cash or cheques.

·  Holding all paperwork and records relevant to the Leagues finances and submitting monthly accounts at the Management committee meeting held every 4 weeks.

·  Ensuring Club Members are invoiced for all fees in a timely manner.

 Who the role might suit:

·  To be an effective voluntary group treasurer you will be someone who has good numerical skills and has experience of working with numbers.

·  If you’re a person who enjoys working with numbers and can maintain clear and accurate financial records, then this might be a good role for you.

What the role can offer you personally:

·  As treasurer you will play a significant role in supporting and developing the League to ensure it reaches its full potential to be the best local youth grassroots football organisation.

·  The role provides an opportunity to engage with your local football community, meet new people and be part of a vibrant and engaging volunteer committee.

·  It also offers you a chance gain and develop professional skills and increase your employability by volunteering with a well-respected organisation.

·  There will be opportunities throughout the year to support the League in other ways through volunteering at various events hosted by the league such as cup finals and mini football tournaments, these events can be very rewarding

Many of our current and previous volunteers say that this role is a great way to engage with, and support, their local community. They feel like they are making a difference and giving something back.

Training for this role:

Mandatory training that you need to undertake for this role is:

·  Online Safeguarding for committee members FA course

·  Treasurer Training (face-to-face handover with outgoing treasurer).

 Where and when you would volunteer:

This is a remote working role although the team meet once every 4 weeks in person in Swindon, Wiltshire (in the evening for a few hours). As previously mentioned, there are League events throughout the year which always require volunteer presence to ensure they run like clockwork!

The person to contact about this role is: Craig Gorton (League Secretary) craig.gorton@nwyfl.co.uk

 A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this role.