Join our team and make a positive difference
Full-time Community Co-ordinator (will consider part-time)
Salary in the range of £21,210 – £26,258 pa (dependent on experience)
Based in Carbrain, Cumbernauld
We are looking for a passionate individual to join Corra Foundation’s People in Place team and support people within Carbrain to develop their voice, skills, confidence and ideas.
The Community Co-ordinator will build trusting relationships with the community, key partners and stakeholders to facilitate, identify and help develop ideas for long lasting community owned change.
We are keen to hear from people who have either a background in community development or have previous experience of working in and with a community, managing a local community group or project on a paid or voluntary basis. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to form positive working relationships with a range of individuals and groups, and have provided support and supervision to volunteers. We need someone who is passionate, has an ability to work flexibly within the community, is enthusiastic and self-motivated with an ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
The People in Place programme works towards Corra Foundation’s key aim of ‘getting alongside communities’. The programme is currently being delivered in East Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire, Fife, Falkirk, East Renfrewshire and North Ayrshire. We are now ready to expand the programme into our next local authority area, North Lanarkshire and in particular the community of Carbrain, Cumbernauld.
The post holder reports to the National Co-ordinator (People in Place).
We are looking for one full time worker 35 hours per week but will consider part-time, for circa 17.5 hours per week. The role includes regular travel across North Lanarkshire re as well as some travel across Scotland.
For an informal chat about the post please contact Pam Dawson, National Co-ordinator 07808 314671/0131 444 4020
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on the 4th May 2018 Applicants may wish to note that interviews will be held on 30th May, with the exact date/time to be notified to short-listed applicants nearer the time. Please email your application to email@example.com
Do you share Corra Foundation’s vision for supporting people to create positive change?
Corra Foundation aims to make a difference to people and communities experiencing disadvantage all across Scotland and in developing countries. It has the privilege of supporting work by charities and communities that demonstrates people’s capacity to respond positively, even in challenging times.
It is an exciting time to join the Board, with Corra Foundation having last year launched its new name (previously Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland) and strategy (Change for Good 2017-19). Our new Trustees will help guide and oversee our current strategy, as well as helping to shape Corra Foundation’s strategy for 2020 onwards.
Fairness and equality is at the heart of Corra Foundation’s work and we would very much welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of Scotland’s people and geography.
We’re looking for passionate people with ideas, knowledge, skills and experience – and time – to commit to our Board which meets six times a year. The Trustee positions, which are non-remunerated (travel expenses are paid), are for terms of three years. Trustees are also encouraged to contribute to our governance and strategy through sub-committees and steering groups, depending on areas of interest and experience.
Closing date for applications is 11 th May 2018 Please email your application Karen Brown (Head of Core Operations) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants may wish to note that interviews will be held on 11th June 2018
The foundation is committed to its staff and offers a range of benefits. It is an accredited Living Wage employer and is currently working towards the Healthy Working Lives Award.