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Volunteers are the backbone of GRASSROOT football 

Without the time, dedication and commitment volunteers demonstrate each week across the country, clubs, drop in sessions and projects would simply not exist.

A football club or project is more than just the players on the pitch. Volunteers really make football happen and help create the next generation.

There are lots of reasons to volunteer, we are always recruiting new volunteers with the right skills to help increase participation throughout the Royal Navy.

Learn how you can become a grassroots hero! 

Get into Volunteering

Play Your Part

Grassroots projects wouldn't exist without the incredible volunteers that support the game - from secretaries and coaches, to activators around the country, we need the volunteers to keep Participation high.

  • Increases chances of promotion
  • Improve your wider Royal Navy FA Knowledge
  • Personal development 
Safeguarding and Welfare


Whatever your involvement in football, you have a responsibility to make our game as safe and enjoyable as possible for everyone.

This is particularly true if your role as a volunteer involves working or being with children and young people under the age of 18.

Find out how The FA and the Navy FAmanages safeguarding nationally and locally. You’ll also find detailed information on the game’s safeguarding strategy, and how it applies to you.