The Co-op are seeking to employ a Member Pioneer to cover the Boothferry, Chanterlands & Cottingham area.
Home based covering Cottingham, Chanterlands and Boothferry
We’re looking for a member pioneer to join us at Co-op, working 4 hours a week (16 across the month). In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues and community groups we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues and over 4.5 million members.
What you’ll do:
• develop an action plan to improve your community, focussed on; health and wellbeing, endangered spaces and education and skills
• establish and run a local community forum, or make connections with one that already exists
• build a strong network locally using social media to help
• understand your community needs, keeping your ear to the ground
• keep on top of events in your community which you could partner with to support your ambitious plans
• prioritise your time, making your hours count and focusing on opportunities to make the biggest difference
This role would suit someone who:
• has lots of enthusiasm with the ability to get things moving
• loves working with and connecting people with an inspirational communication style
• is confident using social media and other IT (ideally including tools like Google suite or Skype)
• is committed and dedicated
• is adaptable and will try different ways to get a successful outcome
• lives within or very close to the community this vacancy supports and has the flexibility with their time to suit the community they serve
For more information please take a look at the Co-op website here https://jobs.coop.co.uk/job/cottingham/member-pioneer-cottingham-chanterlands-and-boothferry/22964/16004014