This role is funded over three years from the City of London Corporation’s charity, City Bridge Trust.
Reports To: People & Projects Manager
Salary: £24,000 per annum pro rata (includes London weighting)
Hours: Part Time: 14 hours per week in years 1 and 2 and 10.5 hours per week in year 3.
Duration: 3 years
Location: Croydon, London
It will suit a resilient self-starter who is prepared to be based from home. You will be required to work within the community in Croydon, recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to run shared reading groups for older people. To do this you will be required to network and build good links with organisations who can refer people into the groups, host groups, and provide volunteers. Full training will be given.
This post calls for an exceptional person: we are looking for someone who is able to connect with great literature personally and who believes in its power to change lives, but who also has a clear, strong and practical sense of how best to create the volunteer and community networks through which Shared Reading can flow.
Note: Please do not just send in a CV. We will only consider applications that adhere to the following process:
Download the the full job description, details of the literary task and the application form below.
Please complete the application form, equality and diversity form, literary task and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Your covering letter is an opportunity for you to include any additional information which could not be explained within the application form.
Deadline for applications: 9am Thursday 25 May 2017. Applications arriving after 9am will not be considered.
Interviews: Monday 5 June 2017 in London
Successful applicants will be invited to interview by 5pm on the 30 May 2017. If you have not heard from us by this date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.
Role begins: As soon as possible thereafter
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