East Riding FA Youth Council
EAST RIDING FA YOUTH COUNCIL
The East Riding FA Youth Council is a group of 16-24-year-old young leaders passionate about making a difference in grassroots football within the area of East Riding.
The Youth Council work together to give young people a voice within football and to identify and deliver projects aimed at enhancing football participation. The aims of the group are drawn from East Riding FA’s new strategy, and the team selected will work to have an impact on 3 focus areas:
1. High-quality introduction to football
2. Embrace all formats and engage all participants
3. Recruit, develop and support the workforce
WHAT DOES BEING INVOLVED IN THE YOUTH COUNCIL LOOK LIKE?
Being a member of our Youth Council provides opportunities such as (but is not limited to):
- Organising and running of football events
- Supporting County FA-led events and programmes
- Helping shape opportunities for young people within the county
- Attending Youth Council meetings (monthly/bi-monthly depending on project demands)
- Creation and implementation of social media campaigns
- Impact on East Riding FA’s strategy
- Further opportunities can include supporting FA and UEFA events
YOUTH COUNCIL FAQS
Who are the Youth Council?
The Youth Council is made up of young people from across East Riding with a passion for developing grassroots football and themselves as leaders.
What are the benefits?
Youth Council gives you the opportunity to build your CV through various opportunities, which will help increase your employability. You will also get a hands-on experience in the football industry, whilst being given the opportunity to expand your network with County FA staff and the wider FA community.
What are the types of projects the Youth Council support?
- Wildcats Festival
- East Riding FA County Cup Finals
- Mental Health Awareness Campaigns
- Youth Leadership
How do I get involved?
The Youth Council recruit new members annually. Keep an eye on the East Riding FA website and social media channels for information on the next application window.