Job listing: Community Outreach Worker
Job Title: Community Outreach Worker
Job Type: Part time
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: On application
Line Manager: Programme Manager
Duties of the role:
- Working as part of a team to design and deliver a range of innovative community outreach and engagement activities around Birmingham
- Developing and sustaining positive relationships with a range of people, including residents, community leaders, local groups and organisations, as well as local authorities.
- Recruiting and supporting local people to become volunteers and active leaders in their community and ensuring that they remain engaged and involved.
- Working as part of a team to support and sustain community-led action around issues related to health and wellbeing, as identified by them.
- Publicising First Class Foundation and partners’ projects through flyers, posters, social media platforms and networking with residents, local groups, and organisations.
- Working as part of a team to organise and hold events that draw in and involve young people and partners.
- Supporting face-to-face, online, and using print material to market activities and events.
- Supporting the delivery and analysis of community-based qualitative action research.
- Attending meetings and working as part of our project partnership.
- Working in different environments (both office-based and on the ground), at times best suited to the community (including some evenings and weekends).
Any other duties are required by the line manager in line with the grade of the post.
Person Specification – Knowledge, skills, and attributes.
- Share our commitment to tackling inequality and putting people at the heart of social change, particularly in relation to health and wellbeing.
- Extensive experience delivering community outreach and engagement, particularly with disadvantaged groups.
- Experience of facilitating and leading creative and engaging community-based workshops and activities.
- Experience of recruiting and supporting people from diverse backgrounds to take part in community-led projects.
- Experience of working with a variety of different stakeholders, including residents, local groups, and organisations across voluntary and public sectors.
- Experience of recruiting, supporting, and mentoring volunteers within a community project.
- Experience of organising creative and successful events which engage and involve people from a range of different backgrounds.
- Strong communication skills including presenting, facilitation, and relationship building.
- Must be hard-working, reliable, and professional, and have the ability in managing varied and challenging workloads as well as working well, both as part of a team and alone.
- Willing and able to work in different environments, including being office based and spending a large amount of time on the ground within communities.
- Proficiency in a community language.
- Excellent knowledge of, and connection to, the Birmingham – West Midlands.
- Some understanding or experience of using qualitative research methods.
- Experience of using creative platforms for community engagement, such as design, art, photography or video, social media
- Experience of producing deliverables for a range of audiences, including reports, presentations, and blogs.
If you’ve got the skills we’re looking for, this is a great opportunity to make a difference to young people at a crucial time in their lives.
How to apply: https://forms.gle/WKMov54SW1eQvUPR8
Contact: Nathan Dennis
Job Category: Youth and Community
First Class Foundation
Floor 3 84 Salop Street