More than 30 six-month work placements were made available by Lichfield Cathedral for 16 to 24-year-olds in the region. The roles available were in the Cathedral, churches, and organisations across the Diocese – providing valuable work experience for those impacted by the pandemic.
For some young people, like Gabriella, this opportunity proved to be life changing.
“In 2019, I began the year homeless” she explained.
“All the stress caused me to end up in hospital, which meant I missed my exams.
“Finding work was difficult to say the least.”
— Ed Piotrowski (@EdPiotrowski) May 5, 2022