SE11, London
£22,500 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

Since Engineers Without Borders UK was established over 15 years ago, people and community have been at the heart of what we do and how we do it. We would not be where we are today without the hard work of many hundreds of people who have volunteered their time to build our movement and benefit people through our training and project work, to date this extends to over 67,000 people. We’re now significantly increasing that number annually, so we’re looking for a Community & Activities Officer to join our team and increase our capacity to support our members and wider community to listen, learn and take collective action in support of ensuring engineering serves all people and our planet .


  • Liaise with our community, building and maintaining relationships with and between individuals in our community, including our members, student members and academics.
  • Support the key administrative processes associated with our community activities and programmes.
  • Maintain and update records of community activities for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Coordinate our presence in universities.
  • Facilitate engagement of our youth outreach initiative.
  • Support in the delivery of the Engineering for People Design challenge.
  • Support with the logistics, participant registrations and preparing the resources for events.
  • Support the running of analytics and evaluation of results.
  • Support with building a database based on relevant criteria and then take over management of this database to respond to and manage speaker requests throughout the year.


We value a positive working environment for everyone on our team. We therefore expect all staff to demonstrate the following characteristics: passionate about our purpose, creative, team player, respectful, inquisitive, professional, open and dependable. We expect this of new hires and you can expect this from your team mates. You can expect support throughout your time with us, including an induction, regular feedback, weekly team meetings and peer nominated recognitions.


Please read the full job description and person specification for furhter details egarding the role and our organisation, then send a CV (two pages maximum) and a covering letter (up to two pages) with the job title in the subject line. Please outline clearly in your covering letter:

  • Your reasons for wanting to join the team at Engineers Without Borders UK
  • How you meet the role description and person specification
  • Your availability to be interviewed during the week of 3 August (virtually and/or in London)
  • Your eligibility to work in the UK
  • Where you saw the role advertised

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Engineers Without Borders UK is committed to selecting candidates for employment based on aptitude and ability, irrespective of gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, nationality, sexuality, religion or belief, marital status or social class.

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Posted on: 22 June 2020
Closed date: 19 July 2020
Tags: Admin, Volunteer Management

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