Sefton@Work puts Netherton charity in Employability Awards spotlight

A Netherton charity has secured a prestigious national award.

Fun4Kidz was named SME of the Year at the 2019 ERSA Employability Awards for their commitment to providing employment opportunities in Sefton.

Sefton@Work, which supports residents into employment, education and training in the borough, nominated the charity for their work in reducing unemployment within the borough.Fun4Kidz-ERSA-award-300x169

Fun4Kidz was established in 1998 to provide out of school clubs in Netherton and have since expanded to meet the needs of families across the borough. It has its base within the L30 Community Centre in Stonyfield, Netherton.

The charity provide activities for over 850 children per week and have been recognised for offering employment opportunities to people who may have faced barriers to work.

The work of Fun4Kidz was singled out by a panel of expert judges who recognised the charity’s “exceptional commitment in creating opportunities for disadvantaged and long-term unemployed jobseekers”.

Fun4Kidz Chief Executive Debbie Stephens said she “couldn’t believe it” after collecting the award and thanked Sefton@Work for their nomination.

For more information about Sefton@Work visit http://www.seftonatwork.net/

And visit the Fun4Kidz website for details on what they and the L30 Community Centre can offer.

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