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New Volunteer Training Programmes @ Youth Football Scotland

Do you have an interest in sports journalism and media? Would you like to become a professional in the industry, but don’t yet have the skills or experience? Youth Football Scotland is running two 12 month programmes and seek motivated volunteers to take part. Below are details of the programmes:

 

Club Journalism Programme 

Youth Football Scotland will pair the volunteer with a local youth club to provide the latest news, match reports and featured stories from the club, promoting their local successes to the national grassroots audience. The volunteer will:

– Receive multi-media training before beginning the position.

– Become the head of journalism and media for a local youth club.

– Learn the media and journalism skills and methods used at professional clubs.

– Get their own camera and IT equipment to improve their skills.

– Finish the programme with a multi-media portfolio to present to employers.

– Dedicate approximately 5-10 hours per week to the programme.

 

Regional Editor Programme:

Youth Football Scotland will support the volunteer in providing the latest news, match reports and featured stories from clubs across their local area. The volunteer will:

– Receive multi-media training before beginning the position.

– Become the head of youth football journalism in their local area.

– Learn the media and journalism skills used by professional sports journalists.

– Work closely with local and regional newspapers.

– Get their own camera and IT equipment to improve their skills.

– Finish the programme with a multi-media portfolio to present to employers.

– Dedicate approximately 5-10 hours per week to the programme.

 

Recruitment evenings are being held throughout Scotland. For more information and to sign up, see: http://www.youthfootballscotland.co.uk/journalism

 

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