DanceWest is seeking a Community officer to join the organisation, this is a full-time position and the deadline is Monday 4 April 2022.
The person will be responsible for leading a diverse programme of health and wellbeing projects for and with west London communities. This is an exciting time to join our organisation and we would really appreciate it if you could circulate the post with any of your contacts.
DanceWest Community Officer
Reporting to: General Manager and Chief Executive
Responsible for: DanceWest schools and community teaching staff.
DanceWest has pioneered high-quality dance programmes in West London since 2015 offering a creative response to local and social issues including poor health. DanceWest is a registered charity (1179424) and registered company (1099119) founded by Choreographer and Producer, Rosie Whitney-Fish. DanceWest engages 36,000 people in 70 weekly classes across seven inner & outer west London boroughs. In response to the pandemic, DanceWest has put together a cohesive programme of online classes, creative challenges and socially distanced programmes.
DanceWest is supported by a voluntary board of trustees, a diverse pool of partners and funded by Arts Council England, the National Lottery and a variety of trusts and foundations. The charity supports 54 freelance teachers who deliver the community dance programmes and two members of staff including the Chief Executive who manages the delivery fundraising and strategic operations.
Purpose of the Job
The Community Officer will develop, plan and lead a diverse programme of health and wellbeing projects in care homes, community centers, libraries and schools.
A key responsibility of the role is to co-produce alongside our participants and partners to ensure the organisation is responding to local need and demand. The post should have experience in leading complex programmes and executing community events. As well as identifying and investigating new opportunities that are relevant to the organisation’s priorities.
What we are looking for
A committed person passionate about enabling access to dance, health and wellbeing programmes.
How to apply
Full role and pack can be found here (Deadline Monday 4 April 2022): http://www.dancewest.co.uk/workwithus