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Board Safeguarding Champion Vacancy

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA is inviting applications to join the Board of Trustees

Board Safeguarding Champion

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA is inviting applications to join the Board of Trustees as an Independent Non-Executive Board Safeguarding Champion. We are looking for individuals with skills and experience in safeguarding who have a passion for ensuring that grassroots football across the County FA region is delivered safely and in accordance with the Football Association’s Safeguarding Operating Standard.

The successful applicant will also make a positive contribution to the overall development and governance of grassroots football within the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA region.

Volunteering as a Board Director

This is a volunteer role in which you will be expected to attend regular Board meetings and to collaborate with Board members and other stakeholders in the strategic development of the organisation.

Role Purpose

  • To ensure Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association Limited achieves and retains The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for CFAs.
  • To ensure the Board acts in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance and The FA’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures and any associated guidance.
  • To be an active Board member championing the safeguarding of children and young people (under the age of 18) and adults at risk in all CFA activities.
  • To recognise and champion that all children and young people in football and all adults at risk are entitled to the same protection regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity.

If you would like to be considered for the role of Independent Non-Executive Board Safeguarding Champion, please complete the online application form contained within the Application Pack.

Application pack

Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association is committed to equality of opportunity for all. We would welcome applications from women, people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities as they are currently underrepresented within the organisation.

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Applications close at 5pm on 30th September 2021.