Community Project Officer

Reference

VAC-32

Job Type

Permanent

Industry

Property / Housing

Location

Chicwick

Community Project Officer

Location: TBC. In Waterloo or Chiswick (from home during Covid-19 social distancing measures)
Contract: 18 months Fixed Term Contract, with view to extend
Salary: £22,500 to £25,000
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

This Not-for-profit organisation are looking for a Community Project Officer, to work within their Community team, someone who is passionate about enabling residents, stakeholders and grassroot groups to affect change in their neighbourhoods.

The organisation works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places where they live. They have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today they have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

They are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. The Community team empower residents, stakeholders and grassroot groups, including those under-represented in mainstream consultation exercises, to build confidence, skill and capabilities to become agents of change.

As Community Project Officer, you will work with diverse communities on a range of community and environmental projects concurrently:

Co-creating engagement strategies with communities, partners and clients to design vibrant green and open spaces, including play spaces, community gardens and food growing areas.

Planning and delivering participation and education activities tackling topics, from climate change and food sustainability to social isolation and integration.

And building community capacity and skills, improving health and wellbeing and promoting active lifestyles.

The postholder will be line managed by the Area Programme Manager and work alongside other community team members including Community Gardeners and Landscape Architects.

Please contact us if you are a self-starter who is:

Passionate about empowering local decision making within communities.Experienced in community project design and delivery.A creative thinker.Have excellent verbal communicator, demonstrated through strong face to face and digital facilitation of workshops.Experienced in project and budget management.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 13th September 2021

Interview date:

Stage one: Friday 17th September 2021
Stage two: Weds 22nd September 2021

Both interviews will be over Teams or Zoom

The charity is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

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