The Kent FA Youth Council are the voice of young people across our county. They are passionate about building for the future and evolving our game to ensure it is a safe, enjoyable and inclusive place for all.

To be eligible for the Kent FA Youth Council, you must:

  • Be between 11 and 21 on 1 September 2021
  • Live in Kent for the duration of the 2021/22 season
  • Be involved in Kent football in some capacity (player, referee, coach, volunteer, etc.)
  • Be passionate about improving Kent Football alongside the County FA
  • Attend all 4 meetings per season (weekdays, 2 hours long, normally at Kent FA HQ in Maidstone)

Becoming a member of the Kent FA Youth Council is a fantastic opportunity for those interested in leadership and football. The group has won four national awards since its creation in 2012 and many Ambassadors have gone on to secure excellent jobs both in the football industry and elsewhere.

Ambassadors will need to be committed to making a difference in the game and have some knowledge and experience in grassroots football. They will also need to be able to work as a member of the team, have good communication skills and the ability to manage and administrate your own activities.

Luke Baker, Football Development Officer for Youth Football and Staff Lead for the Youth Council, said: “This season the group will be celebrating our 10th anniversary making us one of the most developed groups in the country. Having come from the Youth Council myself, I would encourage any young person in Kent Football to apply to this award-winning group to develop themselves and our footballing community.”

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 16 August

For further details or to discuss the Kent FA Youth Council please contact Luke Baker (Football Development Officer) on 01622 792 140 or at or click here for a full role profile. 

Please note this position is not a coaching role.

The Kent County FA is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.