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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

We couldn’t do what we do without the support of amazing volunteers – and the Tennis Foundation is extremely grateful to all of those who give up their time to help us in making tennis an inclusive sport that is accessible to all people and all communities.

There are always opportunities to volunteer- some of the current opportunities are listed below but if you want to know more about getting involved please email – you won’t regret it!


The British Open sees the best wheelchair tennis players in the world compete in Nottingham, including leading British players such as Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid.  Streamed live by the BBC, the Tennis Foundation use the event as a platform to promote disability tennis and showcase tennis as a sport that is open and accessible to all. For more about the British Open, including free tickets, click here.

British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships (Super Series) – Nottingham  – 17 – 22 July
We will be looking for a range of volunteer support for this event, including:

  • General Volunteer: help with ticket desk, stewarding, accreditation checks and more.
  • Volunteer Driver: player airport pickups and daily shuttle runs, you need a valid D1 driving licence.

For further information, click here. To register your interest complete our form Volunteer Form.

Ball Crew – British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships (Super Series) – Nottingham  – 17 – 22 July

his is for volunteers under the age of 18, be a member of our on court ball crew! No previous experience required, we provide training. For further information, click here.
To register your interest complete our form Ball Crew Form.

We also have a  fantastic opportunity for students to take part in the event as ball crew, for full details please click on the link below.
Student Ball Crew Offer.


Please see below our latest volunteering opportunities:

We need volunteers for on court support at various regionals around the UK. The role involves supporting players to get on/off the court, on court picking up tennis balls, helping them with positioning etc. Lunch is included and a t-shirt. Click here.

Learning Disability Regional Tennis Tournament

Leeds – 17 – 18 February
Welwyn Garden City – 10 – 11 March
Wrexham – 28 – 29 April
Grantham – 26 – 27 May
Barnstaple – 30 June – 1 July
Chesterfield – 28 – 29 July
Glasgow – 8 – 9 September
Bromley – 6 – 7 October
Nottingham – 26 – 28 October

Visually Impaired Regional Tennis Tournament

Loughborough – 24 February
Birmingham – 15 April
Newcastle – 12 – 13 May
Brighton – 2 – 3 June
Cambridge – 28 – 29 July  
York – 11 – 12 August
York – 12 August
London – 8 – 9 September
London – 9 September
Loughborough – 19 – 21 October


Various Events

The Tennis Foundation also has capacity to offer vocational experience opportunities to volunteers – some examples of which are below – for the above events and more.  Should you be interested please in any of these or others, please get in touch!