The Edgbaston Foundation is supporting the £2b Government KickStart scheme by providing opportunities for 10 young people to gain roles across Warwickshire Cricket.
The job creation element of the Treasury’s economic recovery plans helps 16-24 year olds on universal credit secure fixed term contracts, for six months, in order to gain work experience and embark on a potential career.
The official charity of Warwickshire CCC/Edgbaston Stadium will offer roles across the club, stadium, and women’s cricket, including jobs in groundskeeping, media, operations, and community.
Ravi Masih, who leads the Edgbaston Foundation said: “The pandemic has had a wide ranging impact across society and one of those areas is employment opportunities for young people. An area of strategic importance for the Edgbaston Foundation is the education and employability of young people, which is why we were delighted to take part in the scheme via the EFL Trust. It provides huge benefits to all involved; The young people will gain invaluable industry related experience which could kick start a career in cricket, whilst Warwickshire gains fresh ideas and support during our cricket season”
The roles available are:
- Community Administration & Events Assistant
- Digital Assistant (Central Sparks)
- Stadium Production Assistant
- Assistant Groundsperson x 3
- Painter & Decorator
- Content Executive (Social)
- Cellar Porter
- Logistics Porter
The roles will be at national minimum wage and be for 25hr/week.
To be eligible to apply for these roles you must be aged 16 – 24 years old and currently on universal credit. You must apply through your work coach. To apply please send a copy of your CV, with a cover letter outlining which roles you are interested in to: firstname.lastname@example.org