If you have a passion for organising events and activities to bring people together then this fun and vibrant role is for you. This exciting role is suited to someone with great organisational skills and the ability to motivate and inspire people to participate. The applicant will need to able to work on their own initiative, be a ‘can do’ person and be creative.
Our Activities Co-ordinator will work with our peer network of disabled people to develop new activities based on need and demand and as well as continuing with our range of social activities already set up. Our activities provide ways for disabled people to come and together to learn and share experiences. Current activities include an art club, book club, drama, choir and more. The programme of activities will engage disabled people across all impairment groups and across the borough of Richmond. The programme which can consist of regular group activities, trips, talks, campaigning and more. The programme will be shaped by disabled people. The Peer Network Co-ordinator will work with disabled people to become peer mentors that support in the organising of the sessions, marketing and creating a programme of events.
During lockdown activities have included setting up group zoom activities, organising phone befriending and supporting our other Covid activities such as the food hub and our shopping and prescription service. A flexible and proactive is needed!
You will have excellent communication and IT skills, administrative skills and be fully competent on Microsoft applications. You will have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.