By: admin_thebrick On: September 29, 2021 In: Job Vacancies, Latest News Comments: 0

Job Title: Community Engagement / Retail co-ordinator

Salary: £11.00 ph / £11,440.00 PA

Status: Substantive or Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023. This role is funded externally therefore if additional funding is secured, it may be extended.

Hours:   20 hours per week (this will include occasional evening and weekend working)

Holidays: 22 Days plus Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)

Based at:  BrickWorks 4 Hodson Street Wigan with some off site and community sessional work

Responsible to:  Cycle Workshop Manager,

Accountable to:  Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty Trustees

Closing Date:      Noon Tuesday 4th January 2022

Interview Date:  W/c 10/01/22

To Apply: Please review FULL job description attached, submit CV and Expression of Interest explaining why you would be an asset to our charity here


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The Brick is a growing Charity with big aspirations for people in need within our community. We provide RELIEF, RESTORATION and REFORMATION by offering a personal transitions service, unique to every person because every individual is at the heart of their own transition.

We are working with Wigan Council to deliver a major programme of work to increase rates of cycling and walking.  You will play a key role in helping us to engage with local people, local families, schools and other organisations. The programme will enhance current training and development support for people who are homeless and volunteers by offering accredited upskilling opportunities and workplace experiences in bike maintenance by building and funding additional capacitypecialist training and mentoring will be funded for additional training cohorts, with a focus on training and work experience for people who are homeless, helping to develop customer care, confidence and communication skills. In addition, outreach programmes will be developed in partnership with other community organisations, schools and neighbourhoods – offering low cost, easy access to bikes and walking opportunities. You will work closely with people from other services to support this campaign across the whole borough.

Your role in the workshop will also be to help us increase and extend our sales offer of low cost refurbished bikes.  You will help to increase good quality bicycle donations and help us to target sales to people in low wage jobs, those switching away from cars, families riding for health etc., etc.,

Main purpose of job

The main objective of the role is to engage, collaborate and support schools, businesses and stakeholders at community events and workshops, encouraging people to improve their physical health and wellbeing. You will be an ambassador for cycling and the positive impact it can have on physical and mental well-being and community development. You will be the main point of contact responsible for liaising with other key partners involved in community engagement as part of the wider cycling and walking programme across the borough, including the Council (Wellbeing team & SDFs), Public Health and other community/voluntary sector groups.

Please review FULL Job Description

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Queen’s Hall Action on Poverty are committed to the safeguarding and protection of all young people and adults, In line with our Safeguarding policies. We will carefully select, train and support all those with any responsibility within the Charity, in accordance with our rigorous recruitment and selection policies.