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Project/Development Officer

Project/Development Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Community

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £16.48 - 16.48 per hour

  • Contact :

    Sekai Lindsay

  • Contact email:

    sekai.lindsay@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7307

  • Job ref:

    HQ00041466

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days

  • Closing date:

    2020-05-13

  • Posted:

    2020-04-15

  • Consultant:

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I am currently looking for a part time Project/Development Officer for an amazing community development charity to provide capacity building and support to charities and community organisation.


This role will lead this new and exciting expansion to the charity's support for the voluntary and community sector in the local area. You will provide this in a variety of ways, responding to the needs of the sector: 1:1 work with organisations; via a training programme; peer to peer learning and by convening relevant networks, one of which will be a Small Groups Network.
The aim is to increase the resilience and sustainability of the voluntary and community sector in the area by providing development support to voluntary and community organisations, to build capacity within organisations and the community.

Main duties:
Develop an overall plan/strategy to support voluntary and community groups to be more resilient and sustainable.
Support voluntary and community organisations working to access appropriate funding, understand funding criteria and develop their capacity to enable them to increase their chances of making successful bids.
Identify and share funding opportunities national, regional and local, from a variety of sources
Develop and, where possible, deliver a programme of training, identify and utilise expertise from external trainers.
Work with the Communications Officer to ensure timely dissemination of information relating to development support and funding opportunities.
Develop a suite of online resources to enable organisations to consider legal structures and the relevant policies and procedures.
Provide 1:1 support to voluntary and community organisations ensuring it meets the overall aim of resilience and sustainability.
Develop relationships with funders.
Respond to enquiries about development, setting up a voluntary organisation, legal structures, governance, quality standards and funding sources.
Convene and facilitate a Small Groups Network to bring groups together that are at a similar stage in their development to encourage peer support.
Develop collaborative approaches to fundraising within the voluntary and community sector.
Promote understanding and implementation of systems to monitor the effectiveness of projects and services delivered by the voluntary and community sector

If you have the above skills and experience and are immediately available, please apply online or contact Sekai today!