It’s not long until Freshers’ Festival kicks off, which means it’s time to highlight another one of our exhibitors. This time, we take a look at Youth Football Scotland (YFS).
YFS is a not-for-profit social enterprise that was founded in 2010 to promote and improve Scottish youth football from the ground up. But more than that, they’re using Scotland’s passion for football as a vehicle for education and social development, and they want your help.
In return for your time, YFS is providing a range of invaluable opportunities to kick start your career. Whether you want to volunteer to help local youth teams flourish, develop your skills as a coaching assistant, or get involved in sports journalism, YFS can help you.
YFS offer a particularly exciting, and brand spanking new, journalism and media programmes. These offer students the chance to gain practical experience in journalism, radio, TV and photography by covering the many events associated with YFS, from matches to news conferences and more besides.
Journalists and photographers will act as roving reporters, creating match stories and broader youth football content which will be see by the 70,000 unique users who visit the YFS website each month; and all pieces have the chance of being featured in The Daily Record, which has a readership of 300,000.
So whether you want to develop your media career, help kids all over the country get fit and have fun, or spread the world about the growth of grass roots football in Scotland, visit Youth Football Scotland’s stand at this year’s Freshers’ Festival.