HASSRA provides opportunities for staff working for the Department of Health & Social Care, Department for Work & Pensions, the Food Standards Agency and their Executive Agencies, including those who have retired and those employed by private contractors working on Departmental business, to take part in a vast array of sporting, recreational and cultural activities.

HASSRA is run by many hundreds of committed volunteers (supported by a small central team of full-time staff). These include:

  • Members of the National Board of Management and its sub-committees
  • Members of regional management committees
  • National Team Managers
  • Event Organisers – Regional, Inter-Association & Inter-Regional
  • Local/Single Activity Club Officials and Committee members
  • Local organisers.

Other roles include (but are not limited to):

  • Volunteer Team at annual HASSRA Festivals
  • Sports officials e.g. umpires and referees
  • Coaches and Team Managers
  • Editors or journalists for regional magazines or newsletters
  • Regional Web Publishers