Casual Workers Required

Could you help support the development of grassroots football in our region?

The Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA are looking for people who are passionate about grassroots football to help us grow the game.

With several assignments of work expected throughout the season, there will be opportunities to get involved in building relationships with our participants and stakeholders across all areas of the game.

Having some knowledge and experience in sports development or community activities is preferred, but we are predominately looking for people who can build rapport well with others, act as a positive role model and be an advocate for grassroots football.

Work Assignments 

Work assignments may be offered throughout the season across all areas of the game. Hours of work will be varied and may include evenings and weekends. A casual worker will earn approx. £25 per session/hour. 

We are currently looking for people who can support our Disability Football Ambassador programme and Recreational Football programmes.

Disability Football Ambassador Programme

This project will involve supporting England Accredited Clubs to create their own Disability Football Game Plan.  Your role will be to support clubs to implement the Game Plan to provide more club-based opportunities for disabled people to play, coach and/or volunteer.  The project is for 50 hours and will commence March 2023.  If you are interested in this particular project you must be able to attend the ‘FA Disability Ambassador Training’ session in early March (date TBC).

Recreational Football Programme

There will be several opportunities within our recreational football programme, specifically around women’s recreational football but may also include men’s football and youth football.  We are looking for people to support projects which help kick-start session delivery.  The roles will be coaching/facilitating/leading recreational sessions mainly for people who are new to football.  We’re looking for people who are good at engaging with others and can provide a positive first experience of football.  These projects will be varying in hours and will commence March/April 2023.

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Additional Information

Casual work will be irregular, and we cannot guarantee regular hours of work.  We are not obliged to offer work, equally you are not obliged to take work.  If successful, workers will sign a casual worker contract. 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us by 15th February, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk.  Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidates may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. 

Sheffield & Hallamshire CFA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All applicants must be aged 18+.

Application Process

Candidates have the option of completing an online application or completing the following document and submitting via email. 

Access the online application form here

Download an application form here

The closing date for applications is Friday 10th February at 5:00 pm.

Interviews will take on Monday 20th February and preferably face to face at Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Offices.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Sarah Wood on 07841 466057 or