SCVO is recruiting for a Growing Participation Officer

SCVO is recruiting for a Growing Participation Officer

Are you a real ‘People Person’ with a passion forgetting people involved (in a practical way) with their local communities?

Are you able to work with a wide range oforganisations, groups and the public – to promote the value of communityparticipation and volunteering?

Do you have a passion for digital platforms and socialmedia, as a tool to getting people and groups more connected for mutual benefit?

If so, you could be just the person for the job!

SCVO is seeking a high-calibre, creative individual tojoin its team; someone who will play a key role in supporting its aims of increasingvolunteering activity and resident participation throughout the Sandwellborough.

SCVO is an independent charity that takes a lead role instrategic representation on behalf of the local VCS, and provides a range ofdevelopment support services to sector organisations within the metropolitan borough of Sandwell.

This is a new role within the SCVO team, building on theestablished foundations of its general capacity development work, to helpcommunity groups and charitable organisations to increase their visibility andwelcome, so that more residents may benefit from formal and informalvolunteering experiences.

SCVO is looking for a self-confident, creative and adaptableindividual, who is able to create effective engagement amongst a wide range ofcontacts. The individual will also be capable of developing the programme overtime; working with SCVO’s Operations Manager to move it forward in response toidentified needs.

Remuneration: a competitive package that includes:

  • Salary: NJC SCP 23 – 25 (New Scale) (£26,999 –£28,785) plus 6% employer contribution stakeholder pension.
  • Working hours: 37 hours per week (with flexible,regular out-of-hours working).
  • Holidays: 28 days per year, plus bank holidays.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about thisopportunity, please call Stuart Ashmore at SCVO on 0121 525 1127.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday, 2ndSeptember 2019. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 16thSeptember 2019.

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