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Volunteer Information

AYSO relies almost entirely on volunteer efforts. For our region, all of our board members, referees, coaches and snack shack staff are volunteers, as well as those that maintain our facilities. We are an "All Volunteer" organization. However, "All Volunteer" also means that we rely on each family to volunteer to help the region. Without volunteers, we would not be able to have a league. 

If you are interested in helping, for certain roles you need to register as a volunteer online. See our registration information page on how to register to volunteer.

For youth referee or assistant coach volunteers, a parent must sign the Concussion Awareness form that is printed when you print a copy of the volunteer form.

Volunteers must register every year. In addition, every year all registered volunteers must take the Safe Haven training. The registration information page has more information on Safe Haven. The Safe Haven course is offered in English and Spanish.

Volunteer Positions

Besides board members, coaches and referees, we have the need for volunteers to help with:
  • VIP buddies
  • division coordinators
    • works as a liaison with the division(s) they are responsible for, relaying pertinent information to and fielding questions from the coaches in those division
  • field coordinator
    • reminding the person(s) responsible for lining the fields each week
  • snack shack servers (minimum age is 16)
  • field mowing and weed-wacking
    • fields are mowed once a week, usually on Wednesday or Thursday
    • fields need to be weed-wacked every two to three weeks
  • field preparations (measuring and lining the fields)
    • fields are measured and lined prior to the start of the official matches
    • fields are relined on a weekly basis, after the fields have been mowed
  • helping with Opening Day activities
  • emptying of trash cans
  • picking up trash around the fields
High school students can earn Community Service hours by volunteering. They can do a variety of roles: youth referees, food servers, field preparations, field relining, handling trash and even being an assistant coach.

Volunteer Positions Requiring Online Registration

There are certain roles where volunteers are mandated to register online for:
  • Board member
  • Coach/assistant coach
  • Referee
  • Team Parent
  • Division coordinator
  • VIP buddy