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Community Engagement Assistant / Hub Co-ordinator – North Tyneside

Closing Date  - 6 March 2020

Fighting All Cancers Together (FACT) is a North East based cancer support, awareness and education charity who are looking for a Community Engagement Assistant to join our team.

Reporting to the Services Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing, delivering, supervising and supporting the activities of our community hub based in Whitley Bay and Bedlington, and across North Tyneside.  Hub activities and responsibilities include, not exclusively, cancer support services, cancer/health awareness and education, managing partnerships, social activities, fundraising and retail functions.

The role will also work closely with the Services Manager on all aspects of support offered by FACT; attending awareness support sessions, either individually or with a colleague / volunteer; visiting schools and businesses to present awareness sessions; developing new sessions by being perceptive to the needs of FACT users. They will also be fully involved in administering internal and external fundraising and event opportunities; developing relationships with local communities, organisations, statutory services, businesses, etc. and raising the profile of FACT and FACT’s activities; represent the organisation at meetings, events and functions as required; contribute to the recruitment and support of volunteers; build relationships with service beneficiaries, suppliers, volunteers and external communities.

The successful candidate must have a good standard of English and mathematics; excellent organisational, administrative, time management, written and verbal communication skills; compassion; the ability to manage and engage well with people; excellent IT skills including MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint; be able to work in a self-directed manner, and as part of a team, including ability to develop and build good working relationships with all stakeholders and partners.

Full driving license essential and access to own vehicle desirable.

The post is initially for 1 year and continuation of the employment after that will be subject to funding.

Hours:  One part time (18 hours) and one full time (37 hours) post, Monday to Sunday as required by the needs of the Charity.

Applications will only be accepted on a FACT job application form which can be downloaded above or by emailing [email protected], calling 0191 442 0833 or by writing to the address below.  A job description for the post can also be obtained on request.

Please return completed applications to Susan Harrison, FACT, Denise Robertson House, Swalwell, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16 3BE, email as above.

We are always looking for volunteers to help out at events, one of our charity shops or at head office, Denise Robertson House. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us on 0191 4420833 or email [email protected]