Community Development Worker – Part Time (Contract)
Community Development Worker – Part Time (Contract) Sanford House, Swindon (with travel throughout the local area) £13.95 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 charity that focuses on inspiring people to give the gift of voluntary service to support the NHS and older people at home and in the community. They are now looking for a Community Development Worker to join them on a part time basis for a contract until the 31st August 2020. In this exciting role, you will have the chance to help our client grow their services, increase their volunteering numbers and enable older people to engage with and shape their local community. As a Community Development Worker, you will help to grow and deliver our client’s community services throughout Swindon. Supporting our client’s Growth in Social Action strategy, 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 Interested? 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 motivate and sustain community action Proactive and enthusiastic, as a Community Development Worker, 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 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday. The closing date for applications is the 18th December 2018. Interviews are scheduled to be held on the 10th January 2019. To apply for the role of Community Development Worker, 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 Development Worker, Community Engagement & Development Worker, Part Time, Contract, Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Community Services Co-ordinator, Community Support Worker, Community Project Manager, Charity.