Throughout 2021, Walsall FC Community has continued its aim to provide life-changing opportunities, by enabling over 13 young people to gain opportunities within the workplace, through the Kickstart programme. The Kickstart programme is an initiative to help young people by giving them opportunities to get a foothold within the professional work environment. 477 young people […]
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As demonstrated by many young people across the country, the pandemic proved a difficult period for local Wiganer, Billy Whittle. Born in Wigan, the 22-year-old spent 16 months unemployed before being offered a way back into work by Wigan Athletic Community Trust through the government’s Kickstart scheme. Billy struggled with seeking opportunities to start his […]
Gaining a footstep into the professional workplace has been a process that has brought extraneous difficulties for young people, especially during the pandemic. For Eleanor Povey, this was no exception, however, after an opportunity arose with Reading FC Community Trust on a Kickstart placement, Eleanor made a great impression and has now secured full-time employment […]
A young group from Brathay Trust which compromised of 13 members, raised around £1,000 for the National Autistic Society, as they chose to spread awareness about Autism for their summer social action project with NCS.
My name’s Dylan, I’m 21 years old from Wolverhampton and currently a third-year student studying Football Coaching, Development and Administration at the University of South Wales. I’m the newest member of the EFL Trust Youth Forum.
The NCS programme was a roaring success throughout the summer of 2021; with 9,198 young people, aged 16-17, engaging in the delivery of 350 social action programmes, with the collective ambition to improve key social issues and improve the standard of living in their local communities. Hours volunteered over the course of the summer months […]
For any young teenager, entering a new country and having to integrate into a new culture, as well as learning a new language can be an unnerving process. This was no different for Shamza, 18, who initially felt uncomfortable after leaving Italy. Fast forward 3 years and Shamza received recognition from the Prime Minister for […]
Connor, who is an EFL Trust NCS Graduate, initially took part in NCS in the Summer of 2018 with Club Doncaster Foundation. Since then, Connor has been selected as a National #iwill Ambassador, as he wants to continue in his passion for making positive differences with communities and empower more young people to volunteer. Since […]
Maddi Sweetman, 22, found it hard to secure employment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in which she battled with her mental health after losing her job when the pandemic struck. However, Maddi has been able to overcome mental health problems, and through the Kickstart scheme, she has been able to land a full-time role at […]
For Tom Sherratt, like many other aspiring university graduates, crossing the bridge from further education into the workplace provided substantial difficulties. However, after being provided with an opportunity to work with Northampton Town Community Trust, Tom has been able to secure full-time employment. After graduating in Physical Education and Sport from the University of East […]
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