Possible roles for a Standard Volunteer include:
Website Administration – managing club’s website and other platforms, ensuring club’s digital presence is correct.
Administration – keeping club membership data up to date, reviewing and amending club policy documents, managing events calendar, i.e., committee meetings, league matches, club nights, and follow-up any queries about the club.
Community Engagement – identify local organisations whose users play chess and would like to play in a more formal setting or competitively or would like a volunteering opportunity, consolidate partnership with local organisations by delivering talks and playing games with organisations users, attend network meeting to advise how we can support these local organisations.
Journalist – including researching and writing articles related to the club and circulate through various media.
Chess Coach – Experience of working with young people is an advantage but a working knowledge of chess (club level or above 1400+) is essential. Ideally, you will ideally already be on the Disclosure and Barring Service, if not we will take steps to obtain clearance.
Marketing/Publicity – help promote the club and its’ activities through various media and design promotional material.
Events Planner – co-ordinate events calendar, organise chess events, e.g., club championship and work in partnership with organisations who could deliver events on our behalf, e.g., Brent Schools Chess League, UK Chess Challenge, etc.