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Vacancy - Disability Football Ambassador

We're recruiting a Disability Football Ambassador to help clubs grow their disability football provision.

The Amateur FA is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual with a passion for developing disability football within the grassroots, adult game to join the team as a Disability Football Ambassador.

The successful candidate will drive the launch and growth of a new recreational session for adults with cerebral palsy. Additionally, they will support grassroots football clubs in applying their learnings from the Disability Football Training: Journey to Inclusion, to create and implement their own disability football game plan, in turn creating more opportunities for people with disabilities.

The FA’s landmark disability football game plan: Football Your Way, was launched in October 2021 and set out a goal to create more sustainable, safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment within our football clubs. Our Disability Football Ambassador will provide England Football Accredited clubs with off-field support to become more inclusive of disabled people.

The Disability Football Ambassador will work with Amateur FA clubs in London and the Home Counties on a casual contact (50 hours across 2023/24). The role will be predominantly home-based but with a requirement to deliver some in-person sessions during the evenings and/or weekends.

job specification & description 

Click HERE to apply for the role. Candidates will be expected to provide a covering letter, as well as a CV.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Monday 9th October 2023.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 19th October 2023 at the Amateur FA office in Central London.

The successful applicant will be required to attend an online training event on the evening of Monday 6 November 2023.

If you require any further details regarding the role please contact James Tierney, Football Development Manager on

The Amateur Football Alliance is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, including males and females, those from a BAME background and those with a disability.

The Amateur Football Alliance is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and the information provided.