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The Somerset Cricket Foundation needs your help!

Somerset Cricket Foundation are seeking keen, enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers to support the growth and development of their disability cricket programmes.

They have three roles that potential volunteers can engage with:

Somerset Disabled CC

The club are looking to grow the number of teams it has from one to three.

As such, the club is in need of additional volunteers who can commit to supporting them on a match day in the following roles:

  • Scoring
  • Team Manager
  • Coach

They are seeking individuals with a passion and knowledge of cricket, but also a passion for people. They are looking to find individuals who want to develop young people and adults with a disability to reach their full potential as a cricketer and as an individual.  Volunteers need to be:

  • Great communicators
  • Punctual
  • Passionate about people
  • Caring and supportive

Experience of working with young people with a disability is also desirable.

Somerset Visually Impaired CC

The Visually Impaired cricket is always looking for volunteers to support in a variety of roles.

The club play fixtures on a Saturday and compete in a National league.  They are seeking individuals with a passion and knowledge of cricket, but also a passion for people. Volunteers would need to be:

  • Great communicators
  • Punctual
  • Passionate about people
  • Caring and supportive

Super 1s:

Somerset County Cricket Club deliver six weekly cricket sessions for 12-24 year-olds across the county in the following locations; Bath, Bridgwater, Street, Taunton, Weston-Super-Mare and Yeovil. Volunteers are needed to help support our coaches and engage with the participants. Volunteers need to be:

  • Great communicators
  • Punctual
  • Passionate about people
  • Caring and supportive

Experience of working with young people with a disability is also desirable.

Training can be given to the right individual to qualify them in the necessary roles.  All volunteering will be subject to a current ECB DBS.  This role would start in February.   For information, please email Steve.Gass@somersetcricketfoundation.org or call 01823 352266

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