Football United uses the magic of football to bring people together for the common goal of creating harmonious and cohesive societies. They aim to build capacity of communities and improve the skills of people in diverse areas that includes high proportions of refugee, migrant and Indigenous Australian children, youth and families.
This is achieved by:
- Providing leadership development for youth and young adults empowering them as coaches and coordinators of Football programs.
- Implementing weekly football activities for children, planned and delivered by these coaches.
- Building extensive partnerships with local schools, Intensive English Centres, Migrant resource Centres, Football Clubs,PCYC’s, councils, businesses and community groups.
- Delivering ground breaking research into the benefits of using Football to improve social cohesion in urban regions.
To learn more about volunteering or how to donate to Football United programs, please visit Football United