North Halifax Active Community Engagement Coordinator
Based in the Neighbourhood team at Kevin Pearce Children’s Centre
37 hours per week
£26,045 per annum,
From the first Sure Start Children’s Centre to the first Men in Sheds group in Calderdale and lots in between. North Halifax is an area with a history of successful volunteer and community led programmes. And you could be part of it!
North Halifax Partnership is looking to appoint an individual to lead the Active Calderdale place based work in North Halifax.
The role involves:
- Establishing relationships with community organisations, services, projects and programmes to embed the Active Calderdale agenda and change how physical activity is perceived and approached at a local level.
- Understanding the driving factors affecting physical inactivity levels in a place and working with the community to address and change these factors.
It is essential that you have
- Experience of developing and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships that deliver impact.
- A track record of achievement of results and impact gained by experience in a field related to community development.
We are especially looking for someone who will recognise the existing potential in North Halifax and be able to harness the power of the community to find solutions that are practical and lasting. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of approaches of addressing physical inactivity in communities and will have the ability to advocate for local people, whilst keeping good working relationships with service providers.
North Halifax Partnership is a community-led charity with a purpose to support individuals from cradle to grave, and to carry out activities which relieve poverty and disadvantage, promote health and wellbeing, and strengthen communities.
We deliver children’s centres and family support services; a Staying Well service to tackle loneliness and isolation; the Ovenden and Mixenden Initiative helps people into employment and training, provides youth and diversionary projects and delivers activities that make the community safer, cleaner, greener and more cohesive.
NHP supports the Calderdale ambition to be the most active borough in the North.
If you are interested and want to know more, we encourage you to get in touch and ask us about the role, all enquiries welcome.
Contact: Tina Burke on 01422 251090
For an application pack please visit our website Northhalifaxpartnershipworksupport
If you have any problems please contact our Core Services team on 01422 251090.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 14 July 21, North Halifax Partnership LTD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake a DBS Check.