We are committed to providing opportunities for local young people. As such we are taking part in the government Kickstart scheme and offering a 6 month work placement for a 16-24 year old who is on Universal Credit. Based at Carvers Clubhouse community centre you will be part of a team providing services for families and young people. There is a strong focus on supporting the work of the Café and activities run by the centre. You will be helping to organise our Town Events including our famous Firework Displays, Christmas Market and Queen’s Jubilee Events including a large street party for the town, one for the history books!

During you placement you will be trained to:

  1. Help to deliver Community focused activities across locations
  2. Run our community café learning all the skills needed to prepare, serve and operate a busy café
  3. Become a figure in our community engaging with our local families and young people
  4. Assist with marketing and communication of activities

You will also have the opportunity to learn about other areas of the Council’s work.
This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in events, community organisation or social impact.

The role is at least 25 hours per week (including weekends) and is paid the minimum wage. If you, or someone you know, is interested please read through the role description and send your CV to charmaine.bennett@ringwood.gov.uk. Or drop us an email if you would like to talk about the position.

Role description