Make sure your voice is heard!
Herefordshire FA Youth Council
Do you want to help improve local football? Volunteering with the Herefordshire FA Youth Council will give you a chance to have your say and help shape the future of football in Herefordshire!
The Herefordshire FA Youth Council is a team of enthuasiastic and passionate individuals all with different football backgrounds who are motivated to improve football opportunities in Herefordshire. They make sure that young people are represented and heard in any decision making made at Herefordshire FA and support the development team with the delivery of events and participation projects. The team has grown significantly and now includes 7 members but they are always on the lookout for new recruits!
Joining the HFA youth council could be one of the best decisions you ever make!
- It can provide a starting point for a career in football. Youth Council members get opportunities to join other youth council members from across the country at national FA events and also gain experience of various football related roles and responsibilities
- Members can make sure there voice is heard and any concerns that may be affecting young participants in football are passed on to the team at Herefordshire FA
- Volunteering with the youth council looks great on any CV
- Gain valuable skills and experience
- Meet new people from different backgrounds and build a network of like minded, passionate people!
If you are interested in joining the youth council please get in touch using the contact details opposite.
Meet the youth council!
HFA Youth Council Chairman – Cameron Wood
Chairing is a key role of any volunteer Committee. The chairperson must ensure that the Youth Council Members functions properly, that there is full participation during meetings, that all relevant matters are discussed, and effective decisions are made and carried out. Cameron said “I am honoured to be the Chair of the Herefordshire FA Youth Council as I believe in the group of young people who are currently on the council, and I know that they will strive to make a positive change moving forward”
HFA Youth Council Vice-Chair – Dan Hoskins
The role of a committee vice-chairman is to perform the following main functions: To assist the Chairman in organising the work programme of the committee to which they have been appointed and ensure within the terms of the Council’s scheme of delegation that the programme has been completed. “I am happy to take on this role to look to shape the future of youth football within Herefordshire. To help guide people to the path they want to take, and help them succeed in whatever they decide to do in the future”
HFA Youth Council Member - Louis Baker
Louis will automatically be invited to become a member of the HFA IAG Group, which will consist of Council members who work/volunteer in Private and Public Sectors that deal with inclusion. This position will be for someone who is happy to lead on equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives and ensure they are represented and considered within the county and junior football. “I am really happy to be voted on as the new I.A.G. Representative for the Youth Council and help promote inclusion and diversity in Junior football within Herefordshire. This gives the youth a platform to be heard and I’m excited to get started.”
HFA Youth Council Member - Ethan Edwards
Ethan will continue to help lean on the coordination of Youth Council events and will plan and execute a variety of events. He is happy to head a team that will arrange, workshops, meetings, outreach to people/teams (Purple shirt referees), festivals and Charity events. “I’m happy to have been elected as events co-ordinator on the HFA Youth Council. This has been a role I have wanted to host Workshops, Events and Charity Events since I first got involved in 2018. I joined the Youth Council to be able to open more opportunities for me as well as opening paths for others.”
HFA Youth Council Podcast
“Listen in with the Youth Council” will be bringing you a number of important discussions focussed on youth football, inclusion and celebrating the variety of young people who enjoy the beautiful game.