Traineeships

16 – 24 and looking for work?  How about having MFC Foundation in your corner?

We will be restarting our fantastic Traineeship scheme in September and some places are still available.

We offer 1-2-1 and group support from our expert employment coaches, a dedicated tutor to help improve your functional skills and offer access to our extensive range of employer partners for work experience and potential vacancies.

Whether you want to work in sport, care, security, admin, engineering, retail or hospitality – or even if you have no idea what you want to do yet, we can help.

This is an active course where we want to spend as much time as possible outside of the training room.

This will include opportunities for free sport sessions with our Foundation coaches and the chance to work as a team supporting your local community.

Interested? E-Mail: paul.shepherd@mfcfoundation.co.uk

 

 

Stewart Smith Memorial Trophy

A MEMORIAL tournament that will ensure the name of a lifelong Boro fan and former trustee of MFC Foundation lives on is to be staged at the end of this month.

Fittingly, the Stewart Smith Memorial Trophy, a football tournament aimed at U7-U12-year-olds, will be staged over two days at the Herlingshaw Centre where seven years ago he cut the ribbon on a brand new 3G outdoor pitch.

Stewart sadly past away before he had time to add to his considerable legacy throughout the Teesside area, but he family are determined his work will continue to benefit communities he was so proud to be part of.

A trustee of MFC Foundation between 2013 and 2019, Stewart was the Foundation’s Chair for approaching four of those years from April 2013 to August 2016.

He helped shape the Foundation in the way you see it today, mixing the passion for his football club with his vision in the world of business to the benefit of communities throughout the area. It was that business acumen that saw him named North East Executive of the Year in 2010 – a moment of great pride.

Like many a proud Teessider, Stewart began watching the Boro from the Boys End at Ayresome Park and remained a fan for the rest of his life. It was an immensely proud time for him when his company, Ramsdens, was on the shirts of his beloved Boro for seven years between 2010 and 2017 and then as Ramsdens Currency for a further year.

If you would like to know more details about the Stewart Smith Memorial Trophy which will held on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May, please e-mail Sean at sean.mackin@mfcfoundation.co.uk or ring the Herlingshaw Centre on 01642 282128