Outreach and Development Officer
£24,000 pa (37 hours per week)
Job share considered. 18-month fixed term contract.

Living Apart Together is a new 18-month project that has been developed to understand more about the issues that concern communities and that prevent people from getting on well together. The Outreach and Development Officer will work primarily on this project, helping to identify organisations and individuals to participate in this work and to test out a new method of dialogue called ‘process work’. This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of an innovative project which is really trying to get to grips with what people on the ground think, want, and need from cohesion strategies in Birmingham. You will also be a key member of the brap team, one of the most progressive equality and human rights charities in the UK.

For more information, download the job description and application form, below. For informal inquiries feel free to give us a ring on 0121 272 8450.

The closing date for applications is Friday 3 February 2017. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14 February 2017. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by Thursday 9 February 2017.

This post is funded by the Big Lottery and brap.

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Volunteering, and the energy and expertise that can be brought to the organisation through this process, is very important to us. Every year, brap offers opportunities to dozens of volunteers and interns whose commitment and enthusiasm is vital to helping us achieve our aim of making equality a reality.

What we can offer you:

  • work experience in an exciting, forward thinking organisation.
  • training and personal development opportunities – we want you to have a richer experience than just photocopying and filing!
  • flexible opportunities that are shaped to fit your availability

brap is always on the lookout for volunteers with an interest in: policy and research; training; administration; community development work; youth work; support to deliver on the ground projects.

For more details about the volunteer roles we're currently looking for, just send us an email. Remember we're also open to your suggestions for particular work (for instance you may have a project in mind that links into an issue you're currently studying). Please put as much information in your enquiry as you can.

brap will endeavour to reimburse you for all or part of your travel expenses. This will depend on your travel costs and the number of days you are in the office; it will be agreed in the initial volunteer meeting.

How to apply
Simply fill in the Volunteer Application Form and send it back to us using the methods outlined on the first page. Please feel free to phone for a chat if you need more information first.

Ethnic monitoring data
Please note that all personal information relating to your application is removed before the shortlisting process. After candidates have been selected for interview, brap reviews the personal data to:

  • check we are reaching a diversity of candidates
  • review/amend the way that interviews are advertised
  • review/amend the interview process if it is demonstrated to be unfair