Community Builder – SAVS

Community Builder – SAVS

SAVS are looking to recruit a:

Community Builder
18.5 hours per week (Tues & Fri other hrs tba)
to include evening & weekend working
This post is currently funded until 31 July 2023 and subject to enhanced DBS check
Salary: £19,000 per annum, pro rata

This role will be working at a neighbourhood level to build confident, more connected communities. This is achieved by identifying and mapping community assets, listening to local people and helping them develop what they want, improving links between services, local groups, initiatives and the community and enabling increased community activity.

The role will involve:

–         To identify ‘connectors’ from within the local area and encourage them to have conversations with others to map community assets and encourage community led action in response to local passions

–         Work with diverse communities across the targeted localities and ensure effective understanding

–         To engage with local residents interested in being involved in their community and engage with the appropriate agencies to address their concerns

–         To gather the voices and views of local residents / communities and community groups to help build a shared understanding of local priorities which can inform the development of activities and programmes

The successful candidate will have excellent people skills and have the ability to engage with a range of different partners.

Full Job Description
Application Form

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: 7am on Monday 24 January 2022
Interview Date: Monday 31 January 2022

If you have not been contacted by us prior to the interview date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.


SAVS, 29-31 Alexandra Street, Southend on Sea SS1 1BW

Southend Association of Voluntary Services
Reg. Charity No: 1063655 Company No: 03351855

Jamie Langstone