We have a new vacancy!
Role: Community Development and Outreach Worker (Cancer support for Minority Ethnic and Faith Communities)
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week
Term of contract: 3 Years
Are you passionate about the work of the not-for-profit sector and looking for a new challenge? Do you want a role that gives the opportunity to work with and support voluntary groups and communities to do great things? Do you have great communications skills and interpersonal skills? If so, our latest vacancy might be for you…
We are looking for a skilled individual to join our team here at Community Action: MK as a Community Development and Outreach Worker (Cancer support for Minority Ethnic and Faith Communities). The role is focused on undertaking a programme of outreach within the Milton Keynes ethnic minority and faith communities and to build on the research recommendations (see here), engaging and working with these communities and partners. The aim is to facilitate and enable equitable access to cancer services and support, identifying opportunities for these communities to have a voice and the ability to influence policy and decision making in cancer services.
This is a really vibrant role that will give you the opportunity to get involved with a number of different aspects of our work, as well as outreach to groups and communities. There will be opportunities to coordinate events and meetings, manage information and data, communications, partnership working and gathering intelligence and insights to share with key stakeholders. You will be working as part of our friendly and close-knit team here at Community Action: MK!
To find out more about the specific tasks that you will get involved with, please refer to the job description document.
Who can apply?
We are keen to hear from a range of people with relevant skills and experience, whether they were gained via education, volunteering or paid employment. To be successful, you will need to demonstrate that you are organised, can work both independently and as part of a team, and are passionate about social justice, which sits at the heart of our work.
Application and Interview Process:
To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter to Paula@communityactionmk.org CVs and covering letters will be reviewed as soon as they are received. If we think that you have the right skills and experience for the role, we will contact you via telephone to arrange a short assessment to be conducted online. If successful, you will be offered an interview.