Volunteering in Angling with the Angling Trust
Volunteering in Angling
The Angling Trust is committed to working with clubs, fisheries, angling projects and individuals who give up their time to work within the sport of angling.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of any organisation and the majority of sports bodies could not operate without them. Within angling, volunteers can participate in literally hundreds of roles.
You could become:
- a coach
- a water bailiff
- a fishery officer
- angling team manager
- club secretary
- welfare officer
Benefits of becoming an angling volunteer
Some of the benefits of becoming a volunteer include:
- developing new skills
- access to training and resources
- gaining hands on experience
- meeting new people
- helping others
- improved confidence
- making a valuable contribution towards the development of angling
What can the Angling Trust do for you?
The Angling Trust has developed resources, support materials and services to help clubs and volunteers involved in angling.
- a Volunteer Guide
- job roles, job descriptions and other guidance including templates that clubs can use
- an online Volunteer Award
- access to coach education training
- opportunities to work with the Angling Trust
- development programmes
- Criminal Records Bureau checks
- advice on the legislation relating to safeguarding and protecting children
- advice on accessing resources to support your training needs
- support to gain Clubmark accreditation