Prospectus is proud to be supporting Sector 3, a responsive and collaborative organisation, helping to support the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sectors in Stockport. Sector 3 supports individuals, organisations and communities through a multi-faceted portfolio of support, training, guidance and funding opportunities, enabling organisations to deliver social action on local priorities. They are now recruiting for a Community Development Officer to develop sustainable community solutions to locally identified priorities, in order to improve the lives of local people.
As Sector 3's new Community Development Officer, you will work closely both internally and externally with partner agencies from the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sectors to develop and deliver asset-based community development in Stockport. You will engage with all sectors to understand their support needs, and will design tailored programmes in response to these. You will provide impact reports and analysis to the management team, and will work collaboratively with partners across Stockport in order to build effective relationships, share skills, resources and further learnings, and will undertake detailed mapping of the sector across Stockport to build Sector 3'd membership.
A passion for and experience of working within the voluntary and community sector/community development-based organisations with the ability to plan, develop and deliver projects and engage the community. You will need to be literate in using Microsoft office for the purpose of communication and utilising the tools offered such as word, excel and outlook as the role will require you to prepare written reports to present to internal and external stakeholders.
Sector 3 work with and support a wide range of different people so an ability to communicate with diverse audiences and build relationships with local agencies, groups and individuals is an essential skill, keeping inclusivity at the forefront of everything they do.
As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Please initially apply with a Word-formatted version of your CV. Suitable candidates will then be contacted and will be asked to complete a supporting statement.
Please note this role is initially a fixed term contract for 6 months.