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Community Development Support Worker
Hourly Rate £11.28 per hour
We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual who is good at listening to, motivating and developing others, with a passion for community. You will work with local residents to bring about positive change for Ryhope Community Association, by developing local leaders, stimulating community-led activity and facilitating residents' engagement in decisions affecting the community.
This position is an average of 20hrs per week. The candidate must be flexible to meet the needs of the organisations by adapting working hours to cover holidays and events including weekend and evening work. There is no facility for homeworking and outreach work is by previous arrangement and agreement from the Community Development Worker.
This role is being funded for three years fixed term by the National Lottery Community Fund.
Context and vision:
Ryhope Community Association (RCA) is an independent organisation that was established as a registered charity (no. 506572) and is located in the heart of Ryhope village, serving its residents in the local community. The organisation is governed by a Board of Trustees, constituted from local residents and leaders of local grassroots VCS organisations. RCA involves the community in every aspect of its delivery and it provides essential services to local people with an aim of tackling poverty, social isolation and inequality. has extensive experience of delivering community engagement initiatives, gained collectively over many years. RCA has an excellent track record of being a community hub for 50 years.
It aims to:
To develop and deliver both new and existing projects and services: Toddler & Baby sessions, Luncheon Clubs, digital inclusion, craft fayres, coffee mornings, social inclusion groups and generate ideas beneficial to the community, etc, reporting on and getting approval for these from the Community Development Worker. This to include but not exclusive to:
Develop new and exciting projects and source funding streams for these projects as needed
How to apply:
We welcome and encourage job applications from candidates regardless of their age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, race or background.
Please send your CV and a cover letter (no more than two pages) via email, explaining why you would like this role and how you meet the job requirements.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about Ryhope Community Association is available on our website - https://www.ryhopecommunityassociation.org.uk/index.html and social media -https://www.facebook.com/RyhopeCommunityCentre
Closing date: 15th November 2023 at 23:59
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