Time Bank Development Manager, Hampshire
Could you support local communities to develop and share their skills? Do you believe people are assets?
Timebanking is a way of building stronger communities and restoring a sense of good neighbourliness. It is a rewarding and enjoyable way to bring people together to share their skills and support each other by using time as a currency. Time banks have been shown to provide tangible improvements to both community health and to individual health and wellbeing.
Timebanking UK is working with Hampshire County Council and Carers Together to develop a timebanking network across the county.
Hours: 2.5 days per week
Salary: Â£28,000 FTE
Contract: 1 year
The successful applicant will work with existing partners and stakeholders to implement and develop the Time Banks. They will be responsible for the operational management of the time banks and help facilitate member exchanges. They will also engage and develop relationships with new partners and local statutory bodies, working to the principles of coproduction to ensure sustainability.
Each time bank will be co-designed and co-produced with time bank members, volunteers, stakeholders and key partners, using the resources, training packages and software provided by Timebanking UK as part of this project.
Having an empathy with the core values of time banking, the successful applicant will be a creative thinker with resilience, emotional intelligence, the ability to engage people from different backgrounds, have excellent communication skills and administrative skills. The person will have experience of setting up and working within projects and systems and of working with community
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Closing date 10am on Monday the 5th of September.Â
Please return your completed application by email.
Interviews will be held on the 8th of September at Carers Together offices, 1 Love Lane, Romsey.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested when the post is offered, but a criminal record is not necessarily a bar to obtaining this position.Exciting Opportunity
We are currently compiling a â€˜bankâ€™ of individuals and time banks that can offer expertise in timebanking best practice in London and surrounding counties in a paid capacity.Â If you would like to be considered for this, please email or write to Sarah Bird with the following information:
- Your name and time bank name (if applicable) and location
- Areas of particular expertise (ie.Â working with older people, mental health, volunteer centres, organisational timebanking)
- How much time you could offer (a day a month, a day a week)
- Type of work you would like (ie. mentoring new time banks, setting up new time banks, giving talks/presentations, providing interactive training workshops, compilation of policies, writing reports/strategy documents)
- Your current location and how far you would be willing to travel.
We look forward to hearing from you. Email Sarah at:Â email@example.com Timebanking UK The Exchange Brick Row Stroud Gloucestershire GL5 1DF