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Volunteer / Work Placement Opportunities in North East Wales Football Clubs

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Oct 22nd, 2012.

Today sees the release of volunteer opportunities based within some of North East Wales football clubs; These opportunities will be provided to local higher/further educational establishment students and promoted in partnership with Glyndwr University and Yale College.

The initiative ‘SCOPE’ has been created to support the growth of football club’s up north and to help support the current gaps in provision within the identified football clubs and to help support the overall growth of the club and opportunities it is able to provide.

Welsh Premier League Club’s Airbus UK Broughton and GAP Connah’s Quay as-well as Cymru Alliance Side Cefn Druids football club will receive support from local students over the coming 6-months, to help further develop their off the pitch activity and utilising some of the impressive facilities and current employee’s/volunteers the clubs have to offer.

Specific clubs will receive support to help further develop/create a ‘Fun Football’ program within the local area, to support the promotion of senior fixtures, attract and develop further players for the club’s academy; But more importantly to support the growth in participation throughout the local area, region and benefiting the growth of the national game.

As well as a ‘Volunteer Coaching Coordinator’ Voluntary post, the Three Clubs will receive support in areas such as ‘Marketing and Promotions’, ‘Social Media Development’, creating new initiatives for the growth of the local game via ‘Junior Membership Coordinators’ and utilising some of the area’s newest and impressive facilities through a club, ‘Functions and Events Officer’ offering opportunities to benefit the wide range of courses and programs delivered within our supporting Universities.

For more information on Program details and opportunities, people are being invited to contact the Welsh Football Trust Officer, Mark Roberts on mark.roberts@welshfootballtrust.org.uk alternatively The Welsh Football Trust website which includes an Application Form – welshfootballtrust.org.uk

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