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Leicestershire & Rutland County FA – Recruiting New Young Leaders For 23/24

Applications open!

The Leicestershire & Rutland County FA have opened applications to recruit up to 5 new Young Leaders to join the existing cohort.


To use the voice of young people to make positive change to football in Leicestershire & Rutland.

Our Purpose

The Leicestershire & Rutland Young Leaders are a group of young volunteers aged 16-25 who work towards making a positive difference to grassroots football in our county. Meeting frequently throughout the season we support the County FA in ensuring that the voice of young people is heard, and plays a part in shaping positive change.

"Young Leaders has given me an opportunity to engage with Clubs & Leagues to be able to positively affect change for Young People in Leicestershire & Rutland."

  • Aaron Revell, Young Leaders Chair

What can you expect to be doing?


The Young Leaders will work with the County FA in delivering the Youth Engagement Plan for the season. Involved in this will be a mix of events and projects which will be delivered with the support of the Young Leaders, as well as supporting the development of football for leagues, clubs and young players and volunteers across the county. Young Leaders members can expect to have hands on delivery of projects, opportunities to influence positive change working along side the County FA and aid your personal development through a mentorship programme with County FA staff in an area of your interests.

Benefits of joining Leicestershire & Rutland County FA Young Leaders


  • CPD workshops to aid in your personal and professional development
  • Free Nike Branded Young Leaders Kit
  • Work closely with County FA Staff on tasks that suit your interests
  • External Opportunities to represent Leicestershire & Rutland County on The FA Regional Youth Network and National Youth Council

How To Apply?


DEADLINE: Friday 14th July 2023

If you have any questions then please feel free to contact our Football Development Team via email at