Community Coordinator

Closing date: 
26 Oct 2017
We wish to appoint a Community Coordinator to unlock God-given potential in us, the community & in our network of stakeholders, so we can grow & develop our work, as well as ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of St Christopher's activities.

We are a community of faith of around 70 people who are discovering how to play our part in building God’s kingdom in inner East Belfast and beyond. We are part of the Boring Wells network, which is a ‘Fresh Expression’ of church with close links to the Church of Ireland and a company limited by guarantee with a charitable basis.

We live out our Christian faith in a variety of ways including: Operating a food bank (‘the Larder’) providing groceries for over 3,000 people in need each year; hosting a fun and accessible weekly Sunday gathering, which includes breakfast, bible-based discussion, activities, worship and prayer; supporting a local community association; operating an allotment to enable local people in growing food for themselves and the Larder; and supporting local Bible-study and discipleship groups.

We wish to appoint a Community Coordinator whose main role will be to unlock God-given potential in us, the community and in our network of stakeholders, so we can grow and develop our work, as well as ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of St Christopher’s activities. A key focus of the role will be coordination of and active participation in the Sunday Gatherings supporting the team to deliver interactive services that cater for a wide range of skills and abilities. The successful candidate will also build mutually beneficial relationships with the local Parish and Diocese and growing our network of partners, stakeholders and funders.

The Community Coordinator will be employed 3 days a week (22.5 hours). The post has been assessed as a SO1 at point 29 on the NJC scale: £25,951 pro rata. We will comply with the Pensions Act 2008: Following the staging date the organisation will enrol employees in an appropriate scheme which is compliant with Automatic Enrolment at a rate of 2%. It is a fixed term post to end June 2018 with the possibility of extension subject to review. We are an equal opportunities employer.

To apply please send a letter of motivation (no more than 1000 words) & CV demonstrating how you meet the criteria in the job description and how your experience is relevant to the role, to Tim Magowan by email: [email protected] by 5pm on 26th October. Late applications will not be considered. To obtain a job description or for further information, please contact Alan Brown via [email protected] or 07854 282425. Interviews will be held on 3rd November.

Added by
Deborah Erwin
Closing date:
26 Oct 2017 17:00
Job Information
Fixed term
Part time
22.5 hours per week
Contact Information
Alan Brown
70 Mersey Street
Belfast
BT4 1EW
07854 282425
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