reach beyond

Community Outreach Link Worker – Vacancy

Relevant Documents

Community Outreach Link Worker Essential skills
Community Outreach Link Worker Job Spec

ABOUT REACH BEYOND

Reach Beyond is a registered Christian charity based in the Centre of Bradford working in community development, healthcare and media projects both locally and worldwide. The organisation has been based in Bradford for over 30 years and works to recruit, train and place workers in a variety of roles overseas including water engineers, nurses, doctors and broadcast technicians. In Bradford the charity is launching a new Community Centre due for opening November 2016 with the aim of facilitating and providing helpful services that will improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our community and across the city, enabling them to make positive changes.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

The Community Outreach Link Worker will engage with and support local residents and community organisations and in time link them to the new Centre in order that they might benefit directly from the various services and activities on offer. The person will represent the Centre to the community and link local people directly with the project, preparing the ground for the Centre’s opening. The person will also engage local businesses, giving them the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the Centre through renting space.