Development Worker – Communitea Cafe Project

Posted On: 17th June 2021 | Applications Close: June 29, 2021
Age Concern Birmingham
Kings Norton

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our second community cafe hub, Communitea, within our Hawkseley Community Centre in Kings Norton.

The café is currently open for 4 days per week, rising to 6 days a week by the Summer and this role will cover 3 days per week.

To lead in the development of “Communitea Too”, a project to address positive social inclusion for younger and older people, led by Age Concern Birmingham.  Our aim is for Communitea Too to be an accessible hub, where the community take part in a variety of innovative, meaningful and supportive social activities and events which will increase social interaction between different groups of people, creating stronger, friendlier local communities. Healthy Food and drinks are served at a low cost, benefiting people on low incomes.

The focus of the project is to support individuals in overcoming a range of issues that affect themselves, their family and the community, reduce isolation, and increase the development of friendships, general wellbeing and levels of social cohesion. We will focus on building intergenerational relationships between old and young and different cultural and ethnic backgrounds by, for example providing a number of volunteer roles for the running of the hub in order to offer a range of activities in consultation with users.

Applications close Tuesday 29 June at 5pm, interviews will take place Saturday 3 July 2021.

If you would like an informal chat about the position please contact Dawn McCarthy on 07956 151 435

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