Volunteers kick off your season



Without the time, dedication and commitment Volunteers demonstrate each and every week across Durham County, Clubs and Leagues would simply not exist.

A Football Club or League is about more than just the players on the pitch. Volunteers really make football happen and help to create the vast amount of playing opportunities available all around the County.

There are loads of reasons to volunteer too and recruiting new volunteers with the right skills to help out can be a huge help.

You can find out more about volunteering in Durham County at local clubs and Leagues here.

Get into Volunteering

Grassroots football in Durham County wouldn't exist without the thousands of volunteers who give up their time each and every week to support the grassroots game.

A football club or league is about more than just the players on the pitch.

Volunteers kick off your season
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 Durham FA manages safeguarding nationally and locally. You’ll also find detailed information on the game’s safeguarding strategy, and how it applies to you.


Grassroots Football

Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (DBS)

Find details on how to obtain a DBS, upcoming courses and the work we’re doing to keep football safe in Durham County.
Inclusion - Football is For All


Football is open and accessible for all
Coaching Development and Courses

Further your knowledge

You can find information on all of our courses here!