JOB OPPORTUNITY: Activities Coordinator, Richmond AID – apply by 28 September 2021

Salary: £25,000 to £29,500 per annum pro rata depending on experience / 21 hours per week

Could you be the right ‘can do’ person to further develop local peer group activities to support disabled people, people with long term health conditions and people that are newly diagnosed?

This project is ideal for someone who has experience of community development work or working in a community setting.

If you have experience of setting up activities in the community, fundraising and writing successful project proposals, as well as working in a dynamic way with the community, Richmond AID would like to hear from you.

The Activities Coordinator will work with Richmond AID’s peer network of disabled people to develop new activities based on need and demand, as well as continuing the existing range of social activities. The activities provide ways for disabled people to come together to learn and share experiences and currently includes an art club, book club, drama club, choir and more. It can consist of regular group sessions, trips, talks and campaigning and the programme is shaped by the network.

You’ll need great organisational skills and the ability to motivate and inspire people to participate, plus the ability to work on your own initiative and be creative.

The post also requires excellent communication, ICT and administrative skills and is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

As an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcomed from disabled candidates.

The closing date for applications is 11am on Tuesday 28 September 2021.

For full details, visit the Charity Job website.