Community Connectors x 2

The main purpose of the role is to identify, build relationships and work directly with individuals, interest groups and communities that have lived experience of migration within Cardiff.

South Riverside Community Development Centre (SRCDC)
Closing Date: 16 April 2024

Summary:

The main purpose of the role is to identify, build relationships and work directly with individuals, interest groups and communities that have lived experience of migration within Cardiff.

About Us:

South Riverside Community Development Centre (SRCDC) are recruiting for new roles within an exciting project funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The ‘Sustaining Grassroots Empowerment Project’ is funded until March 31st 2026.

The main aim of the project is to create opportunities/spaces for migrant individuals and communities to share their lived experiences, voice their needs, highlight challenges and aspirations and influence the structures/policies affecting their lives. In addition to this will be the development of a ‘Migrant Community Engagement Strategy’.

Find out more about us here:  SRCDC – going forward

Job Role:

The Sustaining Grassroots Empowerment Project aims to strengthen civic engagement of people who have migrated to Wales by amplifying their voices and ensuring they have accessible opportunities for meaningful involvement in informing
and influencing the structures affecting their lives.
The Community Connector roles are a continuation of an approach taken during ‘Phase 1’ of the Sustaining Grassroots Empowerment Project that was delivered between 2020-2022. The main purpose of the role is to identify, build relationships and work directly with individuals, interest groups and communities that have lived experience of migration within Cardiff.
The aim being to support the development of a ‘Migrant Community Engagement Strategy’ and continue to implement the ‘Policy Influencing Model’ to facilitate a series of engagement and participatory activities/actions. And to increase opportunities for their needs to be highlighted, voices to be heard and increased civic participation within Local Authority/Welsh Government policy reviews and consultation processes.
Possessing an understanding of the needs, challenges and realities facing migrant individuals, groups and communities within Cardiff is necessary for this role. In addition to this the following is required; experience of facilitating engagement, consultation and participatory processes and working in a grassroots organisation, or with a grassroots approach to delivering systemic change for individuals, groups and communities..

Download the Job Description and Person Specification  here   or visit our website at https://www.srcdc.org.uk/latest-jobs/

Additional Information:

Contract: Funded until March 31st 2026, with potential to extend.

Location: Riverside, Cardiff

Hours: 14 hrs per week (Flexible)

Salary: £23,660 pro rata

Closing date: Tuesday 16th April 2024 5pm

Interview Date: Monday 22nd April 2024

To Apply:

Applications to be sent to: cathryndavies@srcdc.org.uk

Any questions relating to the project/roles, please contact: nathanevans@srcdc.org.uk or call 02920 220309.

Please use this link for the Application Pack: https://www.srcdc.org.uk/latest-jobs/

If you have any difficulty accessing the links in this advert, please contact bev@charityjobfinder.co.uk

To apply for this job email your details to cathryndavies@srcdc.org.uk.



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