Kickstart Events Assistant

Are you passionate about the outdoors and delivering excellent customer service?

In response to increasing youth unemployment, the Government has committed £2 billion to the Kickstart Scheme, designed to create thousands of paid 6-month work placements, and Celtic Harmony is thrilled to be part of the scheme.

The Kickstart Scheme brings 16 – 24 year olds on Universal Credit together with a job placement in a career of their choice.

You can learn skills and gain experience in a role that’s right for you and we have an exciting opportunity for you as an Events Assistant. 

We are looking for an outgoing and adaptable person to assist with catering in our kitchen, supporting the education team, providing information to visitors and looking after Celtic Harmony Camp’s outdoor Prehistory settlement, located in Bourne Wood, Brickendon.

An award winning charity, Celtic Harmony have been providing Prehistory experiences for over twenty years, with the aim to increase understanding of the natural world and create a more sustainable way of life for future generations.

We achieve this through the Celtic Harmony day and overnight experiences, which enable people of all ages to step into Ancient Britain and experience a different way of life, via hands-on activities in our woodland setting.

Benefits to you:
  • Full induction training with Celtic Harmony.
  • A Mentor to help you monitor your progress and develop your skills
  • work in a growing education charity.
  • develop skills in a unique field of work combining creative and practical skills.
  • follow a personal development training program.


To be eligible for these placements, you must be between the ages of 18 and 24 and registered for Universal Credit. You need to be referred by your local Job Centre Find my local job centre

Please get in touch on [email protected] if you need more information about the kickstart scheme.

The ideal candidate will:
  • Interested in working in hospitality / education
  • Enthusiastic about working outdoors.
  • Adaptable personality with a can do attitude.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and in a team.
  • Good communication skills to build rapport with a wide variety of people and groups
  • Have your own transport as Celtic Harmony Camp is in a rural location.
Location Celtic Harmony Camp – Brickendon, Near Hertford, Hertfordshire
Role Events Assistant
Remuneration National Minimum Wage (or National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant)
Start Date Ongoing
Deadline This is an ongoing recruitment progress and we suggest you to apply as soon as possible.
Hours 25 Hours per Week
Duration Part Time Fixed Contract

Apply soon, as we run an ongoing assessment for good candidates. Please read the Job Description and complete the application form and send to [email protected]

field games on a prehistory residential trip at celtic harmony

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Celtic Harmony Camp
Brickendon Lane
SG13 8NY

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