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YCF Vacancy: Wicketz Development Officer

— 14 June 2017

Wicketz Development Officer

Job Description

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation and The Lords Taverners
Full Time: 3 year fixed term post Salary – Competitive Salary and Benefits.

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation is a registered charity that delivers community projects across the county. Using the power of sport and cricket in particular, the foundation aims to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of those living in Yorkshire.

The work of the foundation falls under five themes which are: • Education • Health & Wellbeing • Participation • Inclusion • History and Heritage

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners is seeking to recruit a new role of Wicketz Development Officer. The aim of the role is to use the power of cricket to engage with hard to reach groups of young people, improve social cohesion and create vibrant Wicketz Community Clubs in Leeds & Bradford.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of working in a sports development environment and experience of engaging with hard to reach groups. They will have superb communication and public relation skills, helping to promote awareness and interest in the Wicketz programme.

The main focus of the role will be to create three, sustainable community cricket clubs across Leeds and Bradford, that operate all year round, offering participation, learning opportunities and personal development for 8-15 year olds.

To apply for the role please provide a copy of your C.V, with a covering letter outlining how your skills and experience make you the best candidate for the role to, or Will Saville, Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, Carnegie Pavilion, Kirkstall Lane, Leeds, LS6 3DP.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 5th July at 5pm.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 12th July at Headingley Cricket Ground.

For further information on the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, please visit our website