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Community Organiser

We are looking for someone passionate about connection, community power and action!

This Project is an exciting exploration into how the RSPB can work with communities to unleash the power they hold for positive impact on people, place and planet!

Part-Time Community Organiser (Fixed-Term)

Reference: NOV20216331

Location: Lake Vyrnwy

Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Pro Rata

Duration: 22.5 hours per week, 15 month Contract

Over the next two years, we will ask questions; trial new ways of working, network and relationship build, and deliver exemplary co-creation practice with both communities and stakeholders. The ethos for this project is one of sharing, learning, listening and true connection - connecting communities with each other; local stakeholders, community-support networks, and diverse opportunities for nature connection.

For the first 6 months, the Community Organisers will go out into local spaces - building relationships and networks, talking and listening to the community - creating a community and stakeholder map. Through the process of co-creation, a programme of opportunities will be developed and delivered by and for the local community, enabling them to connect with and act for nature throughout 2022.

Essential:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Passion for people, place, planet.
  • Experience in community organising/empowerment/engagement - does not have to be formal.
  • Management/leadership experience - does not have to be formal.
  • Experience in public speaking/presentation skills.
  • Ability to adapt to diverse audiences.
  • Computer literacy and a basic understanding of social media platforms.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually.

Desirable:

  • A knowledge of Welsh language & culture.
  • Formal experience of community organising, empowerment and/or engagement.
  • Experience with events management - does not have to be formal.
  • Experience of delivering targets, monitoring, evaluating and reporting outcomes.
  • Experience of working with partners/networks.
  • General knowledge of the local area and societal/cultural aspects.
  • Delivering community-focussed events.

This is a fantastic chance to co-create, develop and deliver opportunities that benefit both people and nature - climate and social action in one! With flexible working and a fantastic team to be a part of – this position looks to extend until 2024 and potentially beyond. Be a part of our movement for people, place and planet!

Closing date: 4 January 2022

Interviews:13th January 2022.

To complete your online application please CLICK HERE

Closing Date: 04/01/2022  Location: Lake Vyrnwy

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