Ouse Valley CARES, the new National Lottery-funded initiative to support environmental and climate projects across the Ouse Valley including Lewes, has a paid vacancy for a senior community development worker.
Ouse Valley CARES (which stands for Climate Action, Resilient Ecosystems, Sustainability) is an initiative spearheaded by the South Downs National Park Trust along with a range of partners including Transition Town Lewes, which aims to investigate, test and develop ways that the Ouse Valley can increase long-term resilience to climate change. You can read more about the project in our news story here.
The project is now seeking a Senior Community Development Worker to work 21 hours per week on a one-year fixed term contract to support community engagement with the Ouse Valley CARES programme. This will involve:
- Helping groups and communities make their ideas happen in the development phase
- Enabling the project to reach and involve all parts of the community
- Providing training to turn ideas into action and enable projects and groups to grow
- Ensuring reach into under-represented sections of the community
- Giving young people a voice and developing their ideas and projects.
The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 19th February, with interviews taking place the week starting 1st March 2021.