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Amateur FA Board Safeguarding Champion

A vacancy has arisen on the Amateur FA for a Independent Non-Executive Director (Safeguarding)

The Amateur FA is looking to appoint an Independent Member to join the main Board as the Board Safeguarding Champion.

The AFA is committed to making the game of football as safe and enjoyable as possible for all those included. The AFA works closely with The FA, the game’s Governing Body to ensure that safety standards are met.

The AFA is committed to robust corporate governance and ensuring our board of directors best represents our many clubs and members. We are committed to diversity of both skills and experiences and as such are now seeking to appoint an independent non-executive to our main board of directors. This appointment is in line with the Sport England and UK Sport’s Code for Sports Governance, Tier 3.

The successful applicant will be an active Board member championing the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults at risk in all AFA activities.

The Board Champion will work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Officer and the Senior Safeguarding Lead to ensure that the AFA always acts in keeping with legislation, statutory guidance and The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard.

For more information on the role, download the role profile and job description.

role profile and job description

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Applications close Monday 27th March 2023.