We are looking for committed and passionate individuals with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspective to join our IAG. If you have a passion to drive change and would like to be a voice for everyone then this is for you.
The IAG will drive forward matters of inclusion and diversity from a position at the highest levels of the organisation and will ensure that our inclusion policies are correct and relevant.
The volunteer group will have a highly influential role, reporting directly to the Board of Directors, on all issues relating to Inclusion, Equality and Diversity, ensuring that the Association meets its stated aim of providing ‘Football for All’.
Recruitment for the IAG will be by a formal application and interview process and the role profile is included in the application pack attached below.
Membership of the IAG will aim to reflect the diversity within the county and will include representatives of organisations and communities that are able to provide advice, and guidance, in relation to the challenges that we face in local football. The IAG supports work relating to race, disability, gender, sexuality and many more specific areas.
The IAG meets in a flexible format, face to face meetings will take place no more than four times a year, some meetings will be in smaller groups online as and when needed and dependent on the specific role of each IAG member, there may be additional events to attend and support as and when required.
A future aim for the IAG will be to achieve the Advanced status for the National Equality Standard in Sport. The IAG will lead a pivotal role in delivering the Equality Action Plan as well as challenging and overseeing its outcomes.
Individuals appointed to the IAG will require the appropriate skills, knowledge and experience to have a positive and meaningful impact.
Please note: The IAG is a voluntary role only - no salary or remuneration is involved but travelling expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with the Sussex County FA policy.
If you are passionate about football in Sussex, can inspire people at all levels to change and reward those who make grassroots football in Sussex such a success, then we would like to hear from you.
We pride ourselves on being an employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. We have a dedicated team to support any employee with a disability. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
We believe that football belongs to, and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate in it. We are committed to promoting equality within the business in every aspect of its work and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, and experiences to apply for this role, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Closing date for applications is: 5:00pm Monday 31 January 2022 with interviews taking place on Friday 11 February 2022.