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U's To Deliver NCS Programme

New opportunity this summer

4 May 2019

Colchester United Football in the Community are set to team up with the National Citizen Service to deliver a fantastic programme of events this summer.

National Citizen Service (NCS) is the country’s fastest-growing youth movement, a rite of passage for all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they can do. It is seen as chance to explore, be inspired and find a passion. Nearly 500,000 young people have already taken part and Colchester United Football in the Community will now become a delivery partner to help the scheme grow further.

Callum Murphy, who will be leading on the NCS project for the U's Football in the Community said: "We are extremely excited to be working in partnership to deliver NCS for Summer 2019. This is another programme for the Football in the Community team to provide a growing number of opportunities to young people in the local area.

"The programme is split into four stages for the young people to complete.

"Phase 1 being all about adventure and testing their limits, Phase 2 a chance to enhance those all-important life skills. Phase 3, a social action project delivered in the local community with the aim of creating a long lasting legacy.

"Finally, Phase 4 is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements at a Graduation event. The combination of these four phases really does provide some life changing experiences that will shape the young people involved."

So if you're a young person who wants to boost their UCAS statement or CV, meet incredible people, get your voice heard and have a lot of fun while you’re at it, then NCS is for you.

We are also seeking an NCS Team Assistant to support this year's programme.

To find out more details about the job or to participate in this year's NCS programme, please contact Callum Murphy on callum.murphy@colchesterunited.net.


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