Staffordshire FA Youth Council Recruitment 2016/2017

Staffordshire FA are now accepting applications to be part of the Staffordshire FA Youth Council for the 2016/ 2017 season.

The Staffordshire FA Youth Council work towards the Staffordshire FA plan and help to deliver some of the key targets which we aim to have a positive impact on young people’s involvement within football across the County. The Youth Council also links into the National Youth Council which is led by the FA.

The opportunity to be involved in this prestigious group will add value to any future CV, increasing employability skills. The Staffordshire FA Youth Council provides the opportunity for young adults to make a real difference to the footballing environment in which young people play and volunteer in within Staffordshire.

For further information regarding the Staffordshire FA Youth Council please click here.

We are looking for various roles within the Staffordshire FA Youth Council and we ask for the following credentials for those looking to apply:



Aged 16 to 24

Playing for a CS Club

Volunteer with a Staffs FA CS Club or League (E.g. Coaches, Volunteers, Referee’s)

Experience of Club/ League meetings

Leadership Experience in School/ College/ University

FA Qualifications (E.g. JFL, Level 1, Referee etc)

Ability to work as part of a Team

Awareness of National Game Strategy

Good Communication Skills

Awareness of Football Structure within Staffordshire

Committed to be part of the Youth Council for 2016/ 2017


Time Management Skills


Problem Solving Skills


Creative Thinker



How to apply

If you are interested in joining the Staffordshire FA Youth Council please email an up to date CV along with a covering letter to Gemma Turner on the details provided below. The covering letter must explain why you want to be involved in the Staffordshire FA Youth Council and the skills and experiences which can be brought to the group. Selected applicants will then be invited to interview.

Closing date for applications is Friday 15th July 2016.

If you have any further questions around the council or wish to apply please contact Football Development Officer (Children & Young People), Gemma Turner on any of the following:
(T): 01785 256994
(M): 07495 678661

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