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Jobs and tenders at the Irish FA

Let Them Play Officer


Job Title: Let Them Play Officer

Department: Football Development

Reporting to: Schools and Futsal Manger

Hours of work: 35 per week. However the nature of the post will require a high degree of flexibility involving evenings and weekends as dictated by operational requirements of the business.

Role Family: Officer

Salary scale: £20k-£35k

Location: Immediate vacancy for the Newry, Mourne and Down area. However, we wish to establish a reserve list for future vacancies across the province.

Duration: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022. This may be extended or considered for permanent dependent on funding and business needs.


Responsible for delivering a variety of Irish FA Foundation programmes within the education and community sector to meet the targets of the Youth and Futsal strategies. Officers will be responsible for the development of physical literacy and sport-specific skills to Primary School pupils, the development of football within Primary and Post Primary Schools, the education and mentoring support of grassroots coaches and the development of a culture of Futsal at a regional level.

Closing date10am, Monday 29 November, 2021. 

To apply for this job please CLICK HERE.

Welfare Officer - Elite Girls

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Job title: Welfare Officer - Elite Girls 

Department: Safeguarding 

Reporting to: Risk manager 

Hours of work: 35 hours per week. However, the nature of the post will require a high degree of flexibility involving overnight stays, evenings and weekends as dictated by operational requirements of the business. 

Role family: Officer 

Salary scale: £20-30k 

Duration: permanent 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To provide safeguarding welfare support for players within the elite girls’ player pathway. 

To apply please use the link below and submit your application online.

Education and Heritage Centre Volunteer

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Irish FA Tours encompassing the Education and Heritage Centre (EHC) is a key component of the wider stadium development at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park. The EHC provides an interactive learning environment charting the history and story of Northern Ireland Football.

As an EHC Volunteer, you will be involved in the operational delivery of the Centre helping the Irish FA to engage, inspire and empower all generations through the unique displays and storytelling elements. This is an exciting, rewarding and dynamic way of getting involved with the Irish FA.

Grassroots Volunteer


Grassroots Volunteers will actively represent the Irish FA and work within the Irish FA Let Them Play Hubs across Northern Ireland to support the growth and development of grassroots football.

The role will include: Assisting the delivery of Ahead of the Game, the Irish FA Mental Health and Wellbeing programme. 
You can download a full job description and application form below.