Join In

Volunteering in local sport has the power to create healthier, happier people and stronger communities

Join In is the nation’s charity for local sports volunteering.

  • We support the clubs and groups who need volunteers most.
  • We promote brilliant opportunities for people to lend a hand.
  • We recognise the huge social value created by volunteers with our campaigns.

For further information visit or use the Join in search below to find a sports club near you.

National Governing Bodies

Contact a National Governing Body who will have great links with local clubs in your area who may be looking for volunteers.

Sainsburys School Games

SSG Colour logoMerseyside has held a county wide competitive sports event for over 20 years and currently it is part of a national events programme and includes local activities at inter and intra school level. Sainburys sponsor the activities nationally and we require the assistance of a number of volunteers to deliver the event successfully. To find out more about how you could be involved contact Admin at Merseyside Sports Partnership on 0151 427 3889 for more information.


Local Authorities

Contact your local authority development officers who will have great links to local clubs and sport and physical activity programmes who may be looking for volunteers.

Council for Voluntary Service

The Council for Voluntary Services, of which there are 6 in Merseyside, have a role to offer

  • Information and advice
  • Funding advice
  • Training
  • IT Training and support

Volunteer Centres

The work of the Volunteer Centres falls into two main categories: helping individuals to get involved in volunteering and helping organisations to involve volunteers fairly and effectively in their everyday work.

To find opportunities near you please use the search box on the left.