Lochcarron Covid 19 Community Response Project – Covid 19 Volunteer Co-ordinator Required

Lochcarron Covid 19 Community Response Project

Covering, Strathcarron, Glencarron, Lochcarron, Achintraid, Kishorn

Covid 19 Volunteer Co-ordinator Required

We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of the community, able to commit to a regular time slot (average 3hrs x 3 times per week), for a minimum of 3 months, renumeration is set at £10 per hour plus expenses

Job Description;

Given the ever-changing circumstances the role may change in line with policy, as a basic guideline we wish the Co-ordinator to deliver the following;

  • Work with our existing team to establish a secure, signposting service, the “first port of call” for Covid 19 related information, the format to include alternative measures to meet the needs of those experiencing digital exclusion
  • Understand and be responsive to community needs – work closely with the community and encourage people to provide input to the service
  • Establish a befriending chat line service
  • Compile a register of known volunteers, seek to extend numbers and engage regular conversation with those involved

Essential Skills;

  • A good knowledge of the Third Sector
  • Good IT and social media skills
  • Diplomacy and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Desirable;

  • A basic understanding of the Third Sector

Please Note; Given the current circumstances and the need for swift action, please be aware of the following deadlines;

Expressions of interest – deadline for submission April 29th

Commencement – May 4th

For further information or an informal chat, please contact; covid19lcdc@gmail.com

Job vacancies. community engagement Kirkton Woodland

We are currently seeking applicants to deliver the following fixed term contracts:-

Animateur – primary school/young families

Contract Duration:              20 total days (over March – June 2017).

Contract Description:        Design, promote and deliver a programme of creative ‘hands-on’ activities with primary school children and local people that explore the heritage and environmental interest of the ruinous village of Kirkton. A minimum of 6 school days & 8 public ‘event’ days are expected over the contract period. Prior experience of organising and delivering schools- & community-based projects preferable. Evidence of certification to allow working with young people/vulnerable groups is a mandatory requirement of the contract. 

Animateur – community/visitor groups

Contract Duration:              24 days (July – Dec 2017) and 36 days (March – Nov 2018).

Contract Description:        Design, promote and deliver a programme of creative ‘hands-on’ activities with local people and visitors that explore the heritage and environmental interest of Kirkton woodland. A minimum of 42 schools/public ‘event’ days are expected over the contract period (19 days: 2017; 23 days: 2018). Prior experience of organising and delivering schools- & community-based projects preferable. Evidence of certification to allow working with young people/vulnerable groups is a mandatory requirement of the contract. 

For further details & to apply contact:  Kristine Mackenzie, LCDC Development Officer

(: 01520 722490   or   :: kristinestrathcarron@gmail.com   Closing Date: 15th March 2017.

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