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Development Worker (Community Engagement)

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Scotland (East) - UK
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 27/06/2023
Company Name Greener Kirkcaldy
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Job Opportunity: Development Worker (Community Engagement)

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity working locally to bring people together, take positive action on the climate emergency and support people experiencing fuel poverty and food insecurity.

We want our town to be a good place to live and work. We believe in a future where everyone has a say in what happens locally, people are working together to protect our environment and those in hardship are supported to live well.

Our team of 40 staff and 100 volunteers deliver a wide range of grant-funded projects and social enterprise (income-generating) activities, including the Lang Toun Cycles Community Bike Shop and The Lang Spoon Community Kitchen. We work in Kirkcaldy and across the region of Fife, often in partnership with other charities, public-sector organisations and social enterprises. Our work is diverse and includes programmes of action on climate change, fuel poverty and food insecurity, encouraging individuals, households, community groups and businesses to make Fife a greener and fairer place to live.

We are looking for an experienced Development Worker (Community Engagement) to play a key role in the delivery of Greener Kirkcaldy’s organisational strategy.

The Development Worker (Community Engagement) will lead on the delivery of aspects of the Climate Action Fife project, which runs from 2022-2027 with support from the National Lottery Community Fund’s Climate Action Fund. Alongside this, they will be responsible for the delivery of additional Greener Kirkcaldy community engagement events.

The role involves developing and facilitating programmes of events and activities; recruiting, training and supporting volunteers; developing engagement and behaviour change campaigns along with our Communications Team; and working closely with other teams within Greener Kirkcaldy as well as local and regional partners.

Hours of work: full time (35 hours per week) or 28 hours per week (0.8 full-time equivalent). We would consider requests to work fewer hours.

Download the full job description, person specification and application form here:

Job Description and Person Specification (PDF)

Application Form (Word)

Applications must be submitted using the application form – we will not accept CVs.

Application forms should be submitted to jobs@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk by 5pm on Tuesday 27 June. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11 July.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Community Engagement Team Manager Ea O’Neill by emailing ea@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk

Equal opportunities

Greener Kirkcaldy values diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff and applicants regardless of race, gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or pregnancy and maternity. Greener Kirkcaldy makes hiring decisions based solely on experience, skills and the needs of the charity at the time. Please tell us if you have access needs for the recruitment process and we will try and meet your needs.

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