Vacancy: Matchday safety stewards

Safety Stewards

(Matchday only)

Sunderland AFC are currently looking to recruit highly motivated and enthusiastic matchday safety stewards for the prestigious Stadium of Light. 

The role will be primarily focused on safety and customer care. No formal experience is necessary as full training is provided.

Successful applicants are required to work each football match at the Stadium and must be able to attend the initial training program. As part of their duties the Steward will undertake a NVQ Level 2 in Spectator Safety. Applicants are also advised that the role requires the Steward to either sit on a low-level stool or stand for a minimum period of 5 hours per match, depending upon their allocated location within the Stadium. 

The successful applicants will have a mature attitude and excellent communication skills. 

If you have previous stewarding experience and/or the NVQ level 2 in Spectator Safety, or are interested in applying based on the above information please contact Recruitment on 0191 551 5362 to request an application form or e mail

If your application is successful you will be contacted for an interview which will take place at the Stadium of Light on a date to be confirmed. Please note that this position may be subject to an Enhanced DBS/Criminal Records Check and you must be able to verify that you are eligible for work in the UK.



Sunderland AFC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of treating all employees and job applicants equally. Our aim is that all colleagues should be able to work in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.


Sunderland AFC recognises that the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults is of paramount importance within the organisation. Sunderland AFC owes a duty of care to safeguard all children and vulnerable adults involved in activities as organised by the football club.  Sunderland AFC will ensure that safety and protection is given to all children and vulnerable adults involved in activities through adherence to the Safeguarding guidelines adopted by the Club.

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