Community Engagement Coordinator – New Bolsover Model Village (NBMV) Regeneration Project
Term: 2 year fixed term contract
Full time post: 37hrs per week
Location: New Bolsover
Deadline for Applications is 5pm on the 4th April 2018.
The NBMV regeneration project is a £10m partnership between Bolsover District Council and Heritage Lottery Fund which focuses on renovating the 194 residential properties and regenerating the public space surrounding New Bolsover Model Village - building on the Garden City inspiration and ideals. In addition to the physical restoration of the properties, the project is using NBMV’s rich and diverse heritage as a means of engaging with the community in order to restore and preserve the area and rebuild the sense of place. It is a long term goal of the project to set up and create a self-funded sustainable community hub for the benefit of the whole community which will continue to operate beyond the life of the building project (July2019).
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) is working in partnership with Bolsover District Council, Bolsover Partnership and the Heritage Lottery Fund and hosting this exciting role.
You will be passionate about improving and building capacity and resilience within the community of New Bolsover and enthusiastic about sharing knowledge with people in an accessible and innovative way.
You will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working with local residents, volunteers and other partners. You will have experience of managing
projects, achieving targets and a track record of achieving positive outcomes at a neighbourhood level.
You should be comfortable with a leadership role, with an open and supportive style that encourages and supports community participation and volunteering.
You will have a love of heritage and a passion for people.