Community Engagement Manager – Part Time (Contract)

East Sussex
10 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Community Engagement Manager – Part Time (Contract) Home Based (with extensive travel throughout Eastbourne and the surrounding areas, including Brighton and Hastings) £12.82 per hour If you have a proven track record of delivering community development and engagement activities, this is an incredible opportunity to make a positive, lasting impact with a forward-thinking charity. Our client is an innovative not-for-profit charity that helps to make life better for older people in the UK. They believe that everybody should matter, regardless of how old they are. They are currently looking for a Community Engagement Manager to join them on a part time basis for a contract lasting until the 31st March 2019. In this exciting role, you will have the chance to help the charity to grow their services, increase their volunteering numbers and enable older people to engage with their local communities. As a Community Engagement Manager, you will help to grow and deliver our client’s community services throughout Eastbourne and the surrounding areas. You will establish new volunteer-led groups to deliver services that support older people and enable them to get involved with their community. Specifically, you will: - Inspire your local communities to take action to support older people - Help to plan and deliver a community engagement programme and initiatives - Recruit, train, support and enable Volunteer Leaders to succeed - Act as a link between local leaders to share best practice - Maintain strong communications with Volunteer Leaders and Co-ordinators To be considered, you will need: - Experience of delivering community development and engagement activities - The proven ability to work successfully with volunteers - Project management skills, gained in a fast-paced development setting - The ability to inspire, motivate and sustain community action - A full, valid driving licence Proactive and enthusiastic, as a Community Engagement Manager, you’ll have excellent communication skills. You’ll also be able to motivate and inspire others, as well as effectively prioritise your workload. This is a part time role, working 25 hours per week, 5 hours per day over 5 days. Some flexibility is required. The closing date for applications is the 12th February 2018, with interviews scheduled to be held on the 1st March 2018 in Eastbourne. To apply for the role of Community Engagement Manager (Part Time, Contract), please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Community Engagement Manager, Part Time, Contract, Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Community Services Co-ordinator, Community Support Worker, Community Project Manager, Charity.