Rotherham Federation are seeking a Community
Organiser to join their team to support Rotherham
communities to grow and develop, working with them to building their sense of
belonging, community pride and spirit.
To support the empowerment of
under-represented groups within local communities, enhancing community cohesion
and collaborative working
To support community groups to
develop, enabling project development and training opportunities in local
To increase community influence in
decision making within Rotherham supporting individuals and groups to identify
issues, needs and problems and help resolve them
To enable increased community activity and engagement both
locally within communities and with Rotherham Federation through listening’s,
building networks and fostering leadership and resident-led action.
Provide personal support to
individual volunteers within communities
To deliver and report on specific targets and outputs as determined by
The successful candidate will have a
minimum of 2 years’ experience in community work and in supporting community
groups with their development.
For further details and to request an
application pack, please contact: Sarah Fletcher on 01709 368515 or email
The closing date for applications is 8thth
September 2019, with the assessment day including panel interviews held on 11th
Applicants that have been shortlisted will
be contacted on the 9th September to be invited to the assessment/interview
Successful candidates will have a DBS
check carried out.
Appointment will be subject to suitable references.
The annual Tenants Open Day 2019 will be held at New York Stadium on Wednesday 10th July 2019 from 9.30am to 2pm. This is your chance to find out what’s happening in housing services and meet other tenants. Rotherham Federation will be holding the Community Groups Awards and Staff Awards. There will be stalls to find out information in the area and a Pie n Pea lunch will be served. All places must be booked by calling 01709 822100 – don’t miss out
Rotherham Federation will be presenting the Community Group Awards at the RMBC Tenants Open Day which will be held at the New York Stadium on 10th July 9.30am – 2pm.
We are inviting member groups to apply for the awards which will have both a Gold (£150) and Silver (£50) award in each of the 6 categories.*
The Categories are;
Making a Difference
Applications are available here (all highlighted sections of the PDF can be filled in!) and the criteria can be found here. The criteria shows how you score your group. For scoring please start from 1 and work up to the full 6 points, whatever you score yourself you have to be doing that criteria and all the numbers below it.
Please return your applications to us by emailor to Springwell Gardens Community Centre, Eastwood View, S65 1NH
The closing date for the applications will be 31st May 2019.
*Please note these awards are only for Rotherham Federation organisational members to apply for
Keep Britain Tidy are running “The Great British Spring Clean” from 22nd March 2019 to 23rd April 2019. Litter picking is needed for all areas and communities are coming together to clear up rubbish as well as building community pride/spirit. Rotherham Federation of Communities are offering £200 per group to help bring the community together and clean up your local area.
For an application form please contact Sarah Fletcher on 01709 368515 or email email@example.com. Closing date for application is Friday 8th March 2019
In April 2016 Rotherham Federation won £401, 800 from the Big Lottery’s Reaching Communities Fund to deliver its Community Voices and Choices project. The 36-month project adopted the Community Organiser approach seeking to address the lack of social capital, building community strength and empowerment in eight of Rotherham’s most deprived communities.
This is the final evaluation of the project produced in January 2019.