Job Title: Community Development Officer - Maternity cover

Place of Work: Dorset Race Equality Council
Location of Work: BOURNEMOUTH
Salary: 26,500 pro rata approx

The position is offered as: Part-time  Temporary

Details of Hours / Contract Length: Three days per week, maternity cover for 12 months

Description of Vacancy:
Dorset Race Equality Council is looking for a part-time Community Development Officer to join its current team for a 12 month period. It could consider a secondment opportunity from a local partner organisation.

You will need to demonstrate the ability or experience in managing community projects and initiatives, supporting and developing Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups and volunteering within the community. You will be experienced in or you will have an understanding of partnership working and be required to monitor and evaluate projects and initiatives.

You will also need to have a good understanding of the key principles to community development work, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.

You will need to demonstrate the ability to travel throughout Dorset.
Please download our application pack from If you would like a Word copy of the application form, please email
Please email completed application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to: or send it back to Dorset Race Equality Council For the attention of the Acting Chief Officer 3 to 5 Palmerston Road Boscombe BH1 4HN
Closing Date for Applications: Monday the 19th March 2018 at midnight

Interview Date: Week starting the 26th March 2018
Dorset Race Equality Council is a registered charity and an equal opportunities employer- Charity n 1104642 Company limited by Guarantee no 5018604

To apply for the above vacancy please find below the contact details - please do not apply to Bournemouth Council for Voluntary Services

Contact Details:

Tel: 01202392954
Closing Date: 19/03/2018