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📝 Kids in Charge Day returns on May 7!

Join us for our junior takeover!

11 April 2023

Club News

📝 Kids in Charge Day returns on May 7!

Join us for our junior takeover!

11 April 2023

Exeter City is delighted to be able to extend yet another exciting opportunity for young supporters to go behind the scenes at St James Park as Kids in Charge returns for the visit of Morecambe on May 7!

The club are staggered with the number of young fans we continue to see coming through the turnstiles at St James Park. The introduction of the Junior Grecians Family Zone on match days has seen the Junior Grecian membership topping the magic 700 milestone. If you have not visited the family zone with your children why not take the opportunity on your next visit to St James Park.

Kids in Charge made a successful debut at City’s match against Stevenage way back in 2015. We now have 41 exciting opportunities available for junior supporters to go behind the scenes around the time of Exeter City’s match against Morecambe on the final day of the season on Sunday, May 7, 12pm.


As in previous years these are genuine, money-cannot-buy opportunities at Exeter City. Last time a record 54 children participated in the event.

As part of our Kids in Charge we’re giving our younger fans aged between six and twelve the chance to shadow special roles here at SJP. Most of the opportunities up for grabs will happen on the match day, with other lucky youngsters getting to visit the Cliff Hill Training Ground to interview key staff.


In the past parents have recognised it really is events like this that reinforce Exeter City as a Community Club committed to the family audience. The genuine offer of exciting and rewarding opportunities really has become one of the season’s highlights.

How to Apply

Applications can be made online by visiting:, and need to be submitted by 8pm on Saturday, April 22.

Each winner’s parents will be contacted by email with the good news and details of any short-listing processes.

On the day we’ll be following most winners during their time at the club, catching them on camera/video and getting their thoughts on their experiences and on the game. If you have not seen the match day SJP 360 videos the club produces please click here.


The available roles:

  • Club Chair
  • Trust Chair
  • Club Director
  • Trustee for the day
  • MC in Supporters Trust Suite and Boxes
  • MC in Heritage Lounge
  • Exeter City Social Media assistant
  • Ambassador
  • Fan Zone PA
  • Ball Girl/Boy
  • Car Park Attendant
  • CITY Community Trust Mascot Coordinator
  • Junior Grecian the Lion
  • Junior Lexi the Lion
  • Cliff Hill Training Ground Reporter
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Guard of Honour Coordinator
  • Ground Safety Manager
  • Kit Person – The Wash
  • Kit Person – Changing Rooms
  • PA Announcer
  • Programme Sellers
  • Match Reporter
  • Scoreboard Operator
  • Club Shop Assistant
  • Stadium Manager
  • Steward
  • Ticket Administrator
  • Tombola Assistant
  • Trust Tour Guide
  • Youth Team Dugout
  • SJP 360 Director

The club are extremely grateful for the support and contribution of our match day staff often accommodating extra children so that none are disappointed. 

This was recognised by Exeter City Club President Julian Tagg after the last Kids in Charge saying: "Kids in Charge day here at Exeter City was again a great success, bettering last season’s day in terms of number of roles and participants.

"These children are the future of the club and letting them experience something as great as this will help bring through the new generations of fans. Full thanks must go to all of the club’s staff and volunteers who have put in great effort to make this day possible.”

Applications can be made online by visiting: and need to be submitted by 22 April (8pm).


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