The NFA Youth Council provides young people involved in grassroots football in Northumberland with a voice to support development in the following areas:
• Aid transition of youth players to adult football
• Increase participation of young players across playing, coaching, refereeing and volunteering
• Represent children and young people participating in football
The Youth Council’s vision is to:
‘Engage, Inspire, Sustain’
The NFA Youth Council with work collaboratively with the Football Development and Operations staff, NFA Board and Council, Referee Council and Inclusion Advisory Group.
The newly appointed team of young people will aim to build the work of last year’s group, and con-tinue to build a legacy which others can follow in the coming years; driving the development of a number of projects.
The Northumberland FA Youth Council will contribute towards the Northumberland FA business plan by cre-ating innovative ideas around how to achieve long-term objectives.
The Youth Council is looking for potential members aged 16-24 across the county, to represent children and young people and help shape and develop youth football.
Successful Candidates will be expected to attend monthly Youth Council meetings throughout the year. Meetings will be held at Northumberland FA, Whitley Park, Whitley Rd, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9FA.
We strongly encourage applications from all children and young people in the community.
All applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1:00pm on Friday 21 July.