Millwall Community Trust Launches NCS Programme
Millwall Community Trust in Partnership with The EFL Trust will be delivering a National Citizen Service (NCS) programme this Autumn , offering 16-17 year olds a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to not only better themselves, but to make a real difference in their local community.
Since starting in 2011, The EFL Trust’s involvement has grown year on year to the point that there over 10,000 young people taking part in NCS with last year.
The NCS programme teaches young people the skills employers say they are increasingly looking for in candidates: confidence, teamwork and leadership. What’s more, NCS makes a great addition to UCAS personal statements, helping participants frame experiences and skills ready for interviews and university applications.
The Young people will stay away from home and enjoy instructor-led activities such as rock climbing and archery. Split into teams, they will then learn life skills including budgeting, first aid and cooking. Back in their local area, the teams will be tasked with planning and creating a community action project. Finally, the young people spend 30 hours making their project happen, be it a fundraising event, time spent rejuvenating a local park or even a family fun day.
Sean Daly – Millwall community trust football and sport development said – “this is a great opportunity for young people to improve their confidence, gain teamwork skills and a chance to support their local community.”
For more information on the NCS programme, please contact our Football Development Manager Sean Daly on [email protected]