Job opportunity

Are you:
…passionate about how community hubs can become vibrant places for environmental and social change?
…inspired by an opportunity to support others to make ideas and strategies into plans?
…interested in creating financial sustainability in the community-environmental sector?
.. and do you want to be part of developing a dynamic social and community space in Walthamstow?

The Hornbeam Centre underwent major refurbishment in 2009-10 and has steadily
grown with the active-energy this has brought. Funding is now being made
available to employ a site-based development worker, initially for a year. This role will build on this engagement by further increasing community participation and use of the Centre and
work to maximise self-generated income. This includes strong partnership work with other local community organisations involved in community-based environmental work and delivering environmental services.

Major tasks will include:
* Engage and co-ordinate the contribution of others to the development of the Centre helping them to drive forward activities to make environmental and social change happen.

* Maximise participation in Centre activities and increase income from use of the building

* Fundraise for Centre projects and activities.

Full Job description and person specification available to download here

To apply:

Please send in a personal statement, on not more than two sides of A4,
setting out your reasons for applying, your relevant abilities, skills
and experience. Please ensure this relates to the tasks and requirements
set out in the job description and person specification. You need to
be as specific as possible, giving evidence and actual examples wherever

Send applications to: Tom Ruxton at email tom[at]

Application deadline: Friday 20th May – 5.00 pm

Interviews: Friday 27th May

For enquiries about the job opportunity please contact Tom Ruxton on 020
8520 1900 or by email to tom[at]