Senior Community Development Worker – Ouse Valley CARES Project
Sussex Community Development Association
£23,541 - £27,041 per annum pro rata dependent on skills and experience (Paid)
Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA), runs a range of projects & services aimed at supporting the involvement of the whole of the community. We have an exciting new project, funded by the Lottery’s Climate Action Fund, which will provide an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Community Development Worker delivering the Ouse Valley CARES project.
This role is for 21 hours per week – 1 year fixed term contract
Sitting within our Community Development & Health team you will work in close collaboration with the Ouse Valley CARES Project Development Worker, employed by the South Downs National Park, and alongside our Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) programme, supporting community engagement with the Ouse Valley CARES (Climate Action, Resilient Ecosystems, Sustainability) Climate Change programme:
Ensuring and supporting reach into under-represented sections of the community, you will facilitate the development of their ideas, enabling individuals and communities to direct their community-led services, in order to address the climate and ecological emergency at a local level and build local resilience.
Reporting to the Community Development & Health Programme Manager this role supports the input of local volunteers. With responsibility for contributing to the development of future funding the post holder will also design, deliver, evaluate and report to funders and partners with regard to activities and services.
You will be a motivated self-starter who is able to plan and manage time effectively, use your initiative and have a flexible & positive approach to community engagement. The post is subject to a DBS check. Being a car owner and driver is preferred.