Youth Football Scotland Ltd

Youth Football Scotland is the membership organisation which supports youth football teams across Scotland. It acts as a one-stop shop to provide governance and support to regions and local teams across the country.


Current opportunities

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.

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.

Attending grassroots games and writing up reports including match highlights. Experience not necessary, but passion is. Training and shadowing opportunities available to help provide volunteers with confidence and experience.

Youth Football Scotland are looking for people with a passion for football, writing or both to join our editorial team. The roles offer the opportunity to attend matches and write reports and/or conduct featured articles and interviews. It is an excellent opportunity for anyone keen to develop their skills, put their work in front of a large audience and play their part in raising the profile of the grass roots level of our nation's most played sport. Opportunities are available throughout Scotland, with the chance to stay local or travel further should you wish. Workload can range from dedicating one day per month to twice per week, depending on the availability of the volunteer. No experience is required and full training will be provided.