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Practice match loss for women's team

Melbourne's women's team has lost its practice match to Carlton at Ikon Park

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6:01pm  Jan 21, 2017

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Melbourne Football Club Volunteers

Volunteers assist the Melbourne Football Club in a variety of ways each year:

- Membership sales (on match days)
- Membership outbound phone sales
- Selling raffle tickets
- Match day statistics
- Children’s football clinics
- Club events
- Interstate supporter group functions

We welcome all supporters the opportunity to become involved as a volunteer. Please observe the below registration process for new volunteers:

1. Download and read the volunteers kit
2. Read, sign and return the Volunteers Code of Conduct
3. Complete a volunteer availability form
4. Obtain a Working with Children Check (form available at all post offices)
5. Send all completed forms to the contact listed below

Volunteer Membership Drive Program
The volunteer membership drive program involves coming into the club and making outbound calls to members that have not yet renewed or joined for the 2016 season. Calls are generally made on a Monday and Tuesday night from the offices at the MCG. This program will commence on Monday 21st March 2016 and run through until late April/early May. 

Please contact the club on (03) 9652 1101 or email info@melbournefc.com.au for more information about the membership drive program.

Volunteer Recognition
Melbourne Football Club volunteers are recognised annually with certificates of appreciation, mention in the MFC Yearbook and are invited to attend an annual ‘thank you’ function

The Gordon Lockhart Volunteers Award commenced in 2003 and is named after one of our Volunteers who worked tirelessly for the Club.  The following are recipients of the Award since it’s inception.

2003- The Lockhart Family – Julie (Gordon’s wife)and his children Lauren, Beth and James
2004/2005 - Ruth Fleming – general volunteering
Diane Mountney – Volunteers Committee and general volunteering
2006 - Joan Lawson – The Western Demons, Western Australia
2007 - Barry King – Football Department and general volunteering
2008 - Ralph Laurie – Ballarat Demons, Dudley’s Raffle and general volunteering
2009 - Joe Cardamone – Dudley’s Raffle co-ordinator and general volunteering
2010 - Gary Marchant – Volunteers President, Statistician and general volunteering
          - Arthur Wilkinson – Special
2011 - Lorraine Beaman – Cheersquad co-ordinator
2012 - Reverend Cameron Butler
2013 - Mike Anderson and Ralph Crapper - Premium Member room hosts
2014 - Suzanne Considine - Demon Army and General Volunteering
2015 - Kaye Hargreaves - General Volunteer

Interstate Volunteers
Interstate Volunteers often assist in a slightly different capacity to those based in Melbourne. For more information, please click here for a link to contact information for your local supporter group.

Demon Army
Another way to get involved is to become part of our cheer squad, the Demon Army. On match days the Demon Army are located behind the goals in a family friendly environment, adding to the voice and colour of match days. The group also has the responsibility of preparing the weekly run through banner, and representing the club Australia-wide. We are looking for anyone that wishes to get involved to help out. For more information on how to get involved in the Demon Army click here.

Volunteer Recognition
Melbourne Football Club volunteers are recognised annually with certificates of appreciation, mention in the MFC Yearbook and are invited to attend an annual ‘thank you’ function.

Click here to download:
- MFC Volunteers Kit
- MFC Volunteers Code of Conduct
- 2016 MFC Volunteer Availability Form
Instructions on how to complete a working with children check form
- Scanned sample of a working with children’s check form for MFC Volunteers (Section D & E)
- AFL Volunteer Recognition Form
- Volunteers Committee Co-Ordinators Report, December 2015

More Information
If you would like more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact:

Georgina Lewis

Customer Marketing Coordinator
M: Melbourne Football Club
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002
E: info@melbournefc.com.au
T: (03) 9652 1101