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AFC Unity

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AFC Unity is a multi award-winning indie women's football club.

AFC Unity Sports Journalist 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 05 Sep 2018 and 31 Aug 2019.

This task would involve multi-media reporting of AFC Unity activities and events, including our 11-a-side team (games and training), campaigns, and opportunities for interviews with key club personnel. This can include live tweets, match reports, periscopes, interviews (audio/visual/written) and articles.

What skills do I need?

*Knowledge of, skills in, and interest in multimedia, social media and sports journalism *Knowledge of the social and community sector *Knowledge of women's football *Knowledge of AFC Unity and our mission, values and ethos

What will I gain?

*Experience volunteering in the social and community sector *References and connections with others in the sector *Help support a local Sheffield based social enterprise *Portfolio based

Training and support

All volunteers are inducted into the organisation, provided information on key contacts, policies and their rights and responsibilities. All volunteers are also provided a key contact person who will be their supervisor.

Time commitment








DBS (criminal records) check



Various locations across Sheffield

Travel information

We have 11-a-side training and games taking place in Sheffield and across South Yorkshire, alongside one weekly Solidarity Soccer session in Sheffield with community projects across Sheffield. Good transport networks near by, lifts can be arranged, travel expenses provided.
  • CausesCommunity events and festivals, Sport and exercise, Women
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Digital and technology, Marketing, Photography and film, Social media
  • Careers and AspirationsMarketing, Media and journalism, Third sector and charity work

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