Sefton@Work puts Netherton charity in Employability Awards spotlight
A Netherton charity has secured a prestigious national award.
Fun4Kidz were named SME of the Year at the 2019 ERSA Employability Awards for their commitment to providing employment opportunities in Sefton.
Sefton@Work, who support residents into employment, education and training in the borough, nominated the charity for their work in reducing unemployment within the borough.
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.
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 Exectuvie Debbie Stevens said she “couldn’t believe it” after collecting the award and thanked Sefton@Work for their nomination.
For more information about how Sefton@Work can support your career ambitions visit http://www.seftonatwork.net/