If you have experience of setting up activities in the community, experience of fundraising and writing successful project proposal and working in a dynamic way with the community then we would like to hear from you. This project is ideal for someone who had experience of community development work or working in a community setting.
This exciting role is suited to someone with great organisational skills and the ability to motivate and inspire disabled adults to participate in and lead social activities to help combat social isolation and learn skills. 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 adults 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 Activities 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.
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.
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Richmond AID is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from disabled candidates.
To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter of up to 2 sides of A4 telling us how you meet the Essential and Desirable criteria in the Experience and Knowledge section of the Job description and Person Specification .
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