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Applications Now Open For Lincolnshire FA Referee Youth Council

Applications are open until 9am on Monday 8th April 2024

Lincolnshire FA are now inviting young Referees between the ages of 16 and 24 to apply for the new Referee Youth Council. 

Lincolnshire FA wish to bring together like-minded young Referees with the objective of giving young people a voice to impact football in Lincolnshire. The focus of the Lincolnshire FA Referee Youth Council will be to:

  • Represent and provide a voice for children and young Referees in Lincolnshire
  • Provide Youth Council members with the opportunity to apply and develop key leadership skills, gain hands on experience within the County FA, and engage with young Referees in Lincolnshire.
  • Share best practice and learnings with Lincolnshire FA in relation to experiences of young Referees

The Lincolnshire FA Referee Youth Council will feed into The Lincolnshire FA Youth Council and will contribute to the personal development of members, providing an opportunity for its members to exercise and develop their leadership skills in new environments, whilst building on their legacy to inspire and invoke positive change within the football landscape in Lincolnshire.

Benefits of joining the Lincolnshire FA Referee Youth Council

  • An opportunity to represent the views of young Referees to Lincolnshire Football Association 
  • An opportunity to propose, develop and deliver youth-focused projects within Refereeing 
  • An opportunity to take part in CPD workshops to aid in your personal and professional development 
  • An opportunity to receive mentoring from Lincolnshire FA Staff External 
  • Opportunities to represent Lincolnshire FA on The FA Regional Youth Network

How to apply

You can download the Application Pack here

The online application form for the Lincolnshire FA Youth Council can be accessed here

Applicants must also complete the online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form here

Applications are open until 9am on Monday 8th April 2024. 

Shortlisted candidates can expect an informal interview following their application. Unsuccessful candidates will still be contacted to detail the outcome of their application.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Michael Brader (Referee Development Manager) at Michael.Brader@lincolnshirefa.com or on 01522 596580.


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