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Reference: 85829

Date Added: 6 September 2022
Closing Date: 25 September 2022

Job Title: Community Organiser

Working For: Shelter

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £30,822 pa

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Are you passionate about fighting the UK housing emergency? Do you want to use your skills to connect with local communities to do this? Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charities?

You will be passionate about making the voices of those most affected by the housing emergency heard. You believe in the power of people coming together as a community to make a tangible difference.You will have:

• Experience working or volunteering in a campaigning environment
• Excellent listening skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
• Strong communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and influence outcomes on behalf of Shelter and the local community you are working with
• An understanding of how to build an effective strategic campaign
• An eagerness to learn

This is an amazing opportunity to work with communities facing housing injustice to tackle the housing emergency. You will be part of our Community Organising programme which listens to, supports, and works alongside communities to campaign for change on the housing issues which matter to them. Whether you are having 1:1 meetings, delivering training or developing campaign strategies with people, you will be able to build on the existing approaches, skills and knowledge within Shelter in campaigning, advice or community networks, and use those resources to build the power of the UK housing rights movement. You will also be working with a team of Organisers and Campaigners across the UK to help influence and shape how Shelter campaigns to end the housing emergency.

Some evening and weekend work will be required due to the nature of the role working with activists and volunteers, but flexible working arrangements are in place to enable this and allow you to take time off in lieu where required.

We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

Closing Date: 25 September 2022

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Application Details

To apply please visit https://my.corehr.com/pls/shlrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form?p_company=1&p_internal_external=E&p_display_in_irish=N&p_process_type=&p_applicant_no=&p_form_profile_detail=&p_display_apply_ind=Y&p_refresh_search=Y&p_recruitment_id=045792 

Website: https://www.shelter.org.uk/

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