A programme for 16-25 year olds which encourages young people to volunteer to support their community and football club.
Volunteer 108 offers opportunities for people to become involved in various projects run by the Trust including soccer schools, development centres, social inclusion programmes and matchday experiences.
It aims to develop leadership skills which will support their progression in to employment.
The Trust received nearly £5,000 from the Benchmark Fund & the Somerset Crimebeat Trust which are managed by the Somerset Community Foundation, to deliver the programme.
The programme encourages people to achieve:
STEP ONE – GIANT KILLERS
49 hours of volunteering to mark 1949, the year Yeovil Town famously put Sunderland out of the FA Cup.
Volunteers who complete 49 hours will receive emergency first aid training and qualification and safeguarding training and qualification and an introduction to Futsal qualification.
STEP TWO - COMING HOME
89 hours of volunteering – to mark 1989/90, season Yeovil Town left its Huish stadium to relocate to Huish Park.
Volunteers who complete 89 hours will be enrolled onto an FA Level One coaching course.
STEP THREE - A DIFFERENT LEAGUE
108 hours of volunteering to mark the number of years from its formation it took Yeovil Town to achieve Football League status.
Volunteers who complete 108 hours will be enrolled on an FA Level One Youth Module course.
For more information about our Volunteer 108 Programme, please contact Sara Bradley by e-mailing Sbradley@ytfc.net or by telephoning 01935 706671.
Yeovil Town Community Sports Trust is committed to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all young people, staff and volunteers involved in our programmes. All applicants will be asked to complete a DBS disclosure.