Join the SHCFA Youth Council

Join the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Youth Council

Aged 14 – 22? Be the voice for young people in football in our region.

We’re inviting young people aged 14-22 to join the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Youth Council and play a key role in shaping the development of grassroots football within our County.

The SHCFA Youth Council is a brand-new group to give young people a voice within football in South Yorkshire and the surrounding areas.

Members of the Youth Council will work alongside the County FA on a range of exciting initiatives and programmes, as well having the opportunity to develop skills and gain valuable experience across key areas of the game.

This is a voluntary role, with 12 positions available, and we welcome applications from players, coaches, match officials, volunteers and individuals who want to make a difference and share our vision to change lives through football.

What is involved?

As a member of the Youth Council, you will be required to attend and actively participate in all SHCFA Youth Council meetings (at least one meeting every three months) which will take place either online or face-to-face.

You’ll also have the opportunity to:

  • Work as part of a team to engage with young people across Sheffield & Hallamshire football to ensure they have a representative voice.
  • Support the County FA with the development of a Youth Engagement Strategy.
  • Provide feedback to the County FA on programmes and initiatives which impact young people.
  • Help deliver impactful campaigns and projects focused on young people.
  • Support the County FA with the planning and delivery of key events such as the County Cup finals.

Why should I Join?

  • Be the voice for young people in football across our County.
  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience in football to enhance your CV.
  • Receive mentoring and guidance from Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA staff.
  • Have an opportunity to design and develop youth-focused projects.
  • Provide valuable feedback on County FA and FA initiatives and programmes.
  • Get your own Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA branded kit.
  • External opportunities to represent the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA.
  • Apply for tickets to local professional matches and England games.

How do I apply?

To apply to join our Youth Council, please complete the application form below.

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Please complete the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form after submitting your application.

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Applications close on Sunday 14th April 2024.

For more information on the Youth Council, please contact Molly Wilson at