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St Mirren Youth Football Club

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Welcome to St Mirren Youth Football Club...

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Our charity’s aim is to put more volunteers into community football - that could be you - everyone has a strength or a skill!

 

Almost all grassroots clubs rely on volunteers, and most of them currently need more people to help out - especially us!

 

Each new volunteer makes a huge difference – typically giving a club the capacity to welcome 8 more members - or a new team!

 

Communities win by enabling youngsters find ways to play sport and live more active, healthier lifestyles.

 

Volunteers also care about their local areas – they are more likely to feel pride, invest their time, and build trust in communities.

 

St Mirren Youth Football Club need your help to run our squads locally.

 

Volunteers help more people get active and we recognise the huge value they contribute to happier, healthier neighbourhoods.

 

Through new recruits - we match players and helpers to volunteering opportunities in our squads.

 

The first thing a prospective volunteer should consider is what they CAN do for the Club - NOT what we can do for you!

 

We need our volunteers to get involved in coaching, driving, organising our players to and from coaching sessions and fixtures. Essentially running the Club in all aspects = laundering the kit, fundraising for kit and equipment, managing our people, facilities, finances and digital services.

 

About us:

St Mirren Youth Football Club are a Scottish registered charity, we are a Scottish FA Quality Mark Development Club based in and around Renfrewshire, Scotland. We are NOT a professional football club - we do NOT have paid staff - we do this for the love of the game. We are managed by volunteers, our members are our young aspiring football players, boys and girls aged between 4 & 20 years old and their parents as well as other family members, sponsors and supporters.

 

Attributes, Strengths and Skills required:

Administration skills (keeping a register), Book-keeping skills (looking after subs), Child protection awareness, Coaching ability, Communication skills (the ability to convey an idea through talk and walk), Driving Licence (taxi-ing people, balls and kit to games), Event organisation skills, First aid skills, Fundraising skills (hassling would-be sponsors), General maintenance (fix that), Grant application writing skills, Groundsmanship (cutting grass & lining a pitch), Manual handling skills (putting up goals), Marketing & promotion skills (selling our vision), Physiotherapy skills, Team management, Trade skills (construction, electrical, joinery, painting & decorating and plumbing), the ability to Work with children and young people (the patience of saints and angels) and lot's more!

 

Interested? what are you waiting on? contact: Frank 07760 413394, Joe 07796 681042 or Manno 07795 420562