BBG Assistant

Posted 05 February 2024
Job type Championships Jobs
Team Operations
Expiry 19 February 2024

Job description

We are looking for a number of Ball Boys & Ball Girls (BBG) Assistants to join us for The Championships 2024. You should have experience of working with children, and be available for the duration of The Championships (1 July 2024 - 14 July 2024).

What you will be doing

Providing assistance and support to the Complex Supervisor and Upper Office Staff, and assisting in the effective running of the BBG teams by providing supervision in the following areas:

  • Courtside at the beginning of the day, checking that barrels are in place
  • Supervision of allocated courts on a rota basis
  • Assessment of BBG teams as specified, ensuring sheets are completed as required and shared with Senior Instructors
  • Maintain radio contact between designated courts and Upper Office
  • Ensuring that BBGs have sufficient water supplies
  • Notifying the Upper Office of any medical concerns as and when they may arise
  • Escorting BBGs to First Aid if and when required
  • Supervision of teams at times of delay in play
  • Ensure teams return to Complex at close of play and that all equipment is accounted for

Assisting in the effective running of the Complex by:

  • Ensuring registers and sign in sheets are completed and checked, reporting any absences as soon as possible to the Complex Supervisor
  • Supervising students in the main area of the Complex, providing help and assistance where needed/scheduled
  • Supervising the Changing Rooms and Quiet Area
  • Checking teams before they depart the Complex, ensuring they are properly dressed and equipped for court
  • Supervising queues for meals and the general eating area
  • Overseeing signing out of groups at the end of the day
  • Supervising BBGs as they make their way to and from the coaches
  • Report any inappropriate or excellent behaviour or incident to the Complex Supervisor

What we are looking for

  • Experience as a Ball Boy or Ball Girl at Wimbledon
  • Knowledge of the BBG Complex and duties incorporated
  • Experience of working with children, ideally in a leadership or supervisory capacity
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Well presented, punctual and reliable
  • Excellent communication skills and English language skills

Important Information

  • You must be available for all 14 days of The Championships (1 July 2024 - 14 July 2024). Flexibility is required in the rare case of additional days due to rain delays.

  • You will be required to attend an induction on site prior to your start date.

  • You must be 18 years or older before the start of employment, and have the right to work in the UK.

  • A uniform and food allowance is provided.

  • A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be carried out on your behalf by the AELTC and a fully clear disclosure is the minimum requirement for employment.

  • If shortlisted, phone interviews will take place week commencing 19 February.