Project Lead

The main purpose of the role is to act as a ‘bridge’ between political and council representatives (local and national), the Community Connectors employed as part of this project and the migrant communities they work with and who’s interests they promote.

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

Summary:

The main purpose of the role is to act as a ‘bridge’ between political and council representatives (local and national), the Community Connectors employed as part of this project and the migrant communities they work with and who’s interests they promote.

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.
This role has been developed following ‘Phase 1’ of the Sustaining Grassroots Empowerment Project that was delivered between 2020-2022. The main purpose of the role is to act as a ‘bridge’ between political and council representatives (local and national), the Community Connectors employed as part of this project and the migrant communities they work with and who’s interests they promote.
The aim being to develop 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 Local Authority/Welsh Government policy reviews and consultation processes is necessary for this role. In addition to this the following is required; experience in developing training programmes, consultation, participation and engagement approaches 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: 21 hrs per week (Flexible)

Salary: £30,000 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/

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