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Sadiyah finds her voice on NCS

Sadiyah Desai, 19, is an inspiring young person who overcame the restrictions of her life-long disability, after building her skills and confidence through NCS with Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECT). For most young people, acquiring the confidence to meet new people and push out of their comfort zone, can be a daunting […]

2022 EFL Community Project of the Season winners announced

Three EFL Clubs have been commended for their delivery of outstanding community projects by being recognised with the ‘Community Project of the Season’ award. Announced as part of the EFL’s Week of Action, three divisional winners have been awarded for some of the most successful and impactful community projects within the EFL over the last […]

EFL reveal Community Club of the Season winners

Announced as part of the EFL’s first ever Week of Action, six regional winners have been named Your Move Community Club of the Season for the outstanding work they have delivered off the pitch. The winning Clubs are: Middlesbrough – North East & Yorkshire Blackpool – North West Derby County – Midlands Milton Keynes Dons […]

Port Vale Foundation have been increasing the confidence of young people with disabilities on the NCS programme

Through NCS with Port Vale Foundation, young people with disabilities at Kemball School have pushed through their comfort zones and acquired new skills and confidence. Young people on NCS were given the exciting opportunity to shadow staff at Port Vale FC, learning key workplace skills and developing their own job application acumen, enabling them to […]

“This opportunity has opened new and exciting doors that were not open to me before.”

Stuart Sorensen struggled with attaining any tangible work opportunities after graduating from university. However, after working with Burton Albion Community Trust and Burton Albion Academy on their Kickstart programme, Stuart was able to develop his expertise, confidence and acquire a full-time role. Stuart, recently graduated from university with a Master’s Degree in Politics. Like many […]

“It wasn’t long before I came back to NCS”

Travelling back to the summer of 2019, Charlie Boulby signed up to NCS, having no set idea on what to expect or what she was going to get out of it. Fast forward almost 3 years later, Charlie discovers new skills, new confidence and a new career on NCS with Sheffield United Community Foundation (SUCF). […]

Opening the door to employment – Connor joins Oldham Athletic Community Trust’s Kickstart Programme

For many young individuals, gaining work opportunities and vital development experiences can be an arduous process, which has been even more prevalent within a post pandemic world. For Connor Jenkinson, this has been no exception as he too has struggled for job opportunities like many in his generation. However, Connor’s fortunes have changed since he […]

Donny players are set to celebrate the impact 400 young people, including Charlotte and Sophia, have had whilst on NCS.

Today, during Doncaster Rovers fixture against Plymouth Argyle, Doncaster Rovers players will celebrate the impact young people have had whilst on NCS (National Citizen Service). Each year, EFL Clubs promote NCS and the impact it has had on young people from through a campaign called #NCSMatchday. Club Doncaster works with EFL Trust alongside a network […]

Meet Shellby, who with NCS at Blackpool FC Community Trust, has been boosting the morale of a Children’s Hospice for Christmas

Shellby Meehan, 17, from Blackpool, took part in NCS during Blackpool FC Community Trust’s Autumn Programme. After acquiring new skills and confidence through her NCS experience, Shellby has since embarked upon a journey to encourage some well needed Christmas cheer for children less fortunate. As a part of NCS, Shellby undertook a social action project […]