Job Title: Community Outreach Worker

 

The StreetLight project is a Christian run indoor skatepark, cafe and soft play centre based in Wimborne, Dorset.  The Project is seeking a Community Outreach Worker to join the team, in a full time role, from September 2021.  Streetlight opened its doors in 2014 and we are excited to be developing the mission of the project. You will work alongside the Project Director, Centre Manager and Trustees as well as the volunteers that help at the Centre. The successful candidate would work primarily within the centre to help fulfil the vision to see our local community hear and experience the love of Jesus, through our skate park, cafe and soft play area. 

 

Reporting to: Project Director

 

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week (with a requirement to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends for the successful fulfilment of the role).

 

Duties include but not limited to:

 

 

  •     Developing the outreach and mission of the centre.

  •     Developing the connections with families and young people.

  •     Planning and running Alpha type courses.

  •     Helping oversee the centre. 

  •     Helping to ensure compliance with all legal requirements.

  •     Promotion of the Centre.

  •     Undertaking other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Personal Qualities – Spiritual

 

  •     •Know and love the Lord Jesus and have a continuing desire to grow deeper in their personal walk with Him.

  •     •A strong personal faith and trust in God.

  •     •A good working knowledge of, and love for the Bible.

  •     •A person of prayer, with a willingness to offer prayer to visitors.

  •     •A humble person who has a desire to be filled with the Holy Spirit and is full of Grace and Truth.

  •     •To be a person willing to talk about the Christian faith, share the Gospel and their own story.

 

Personal qualities – Practical

 

  •     •An ability to build relationships and have a good rapport with children, their families and other adults, loving people of all ages. 

  •     •A person with creative vision, a passion for the work, who is resourceful, and a motivator and encourager who can identify peoples’ needs and meet them.

  •     •Able to teach the Bible in a relevant way and get along side people and their life challenges. 

  •     •Be enthusiastic and passionate about working with people, encouraging a sense of community with the ability to work quickly, remaining welcoming and friendly to customers.

  •     •Work well in a team and display complete integrity and loyalty within that team.

  •     •Ability to work independently and know when to involve others.

  •     •Ability to spot issues and opportunities.

  •     •Have great initiative and entrepreneurial skills.

 

Please note that scooter and skateboard skills are not required.

Experience: 

 

  •     •Have previous experience in outreach work and mission in the community.

  •     •Worked with young people and families.

 

 

Behaviours: 

 

  • A dynamic individual with a ‘can do’ positive attitude and approach and a good sense of humour.

  • Demonstrates trust, openness and respect in dealing with staff, volunteers and members of the public. 

  • Flexible approach to tasks and workload.

Benefits:

 

  • Salary Post starting at £18,000

  • 28 days a year holiday inc bank holidays (pro-rota)

 

Please enquire to andy@streetlightproject.org.uk for a full job description and application form. 

 

Closing date Tuesday the 25th July 2021