Local Community Action Officer


The Active Communities project is looking to employ a Local Community Action Officer to work in and with the citizens of Shard End, Smiths Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge, Chelmsley Wood, Glebe Farm and Tile Cross.

Salary – £22,000 – £25,000 a year (36.5hrs a week/flexible/secondment)

Do you live in the area and have a diverse range of community connections?
Are you able to organise and motivate people to get involved who wouldn’t normally feel confident to?
Do you want to improve the lives of people living in your community?
Could you support inactive people to try sports, social and civic activities to bring
communities together and address the barriers that prevent more people getting involved?
Have you got creative ideas to empower communities and knit together all that is good in these areas for the benefit of all?
Are you passionate, positive and persuasive?

Apply by submitting a video (no longer than 3 minutes) that answers the 6 questions above and shows us what skills, experience, passion and connections you have that would make you the right person to improve the happiness of local people. The more creative the better!

We recommend using free file sharing tools such as We transfer/dropbox/youtube, as the file will be too large to email directly – for help with this please visit the website below.

Video links should be emailed to [email protected] before 9am on the 11th February along with your full name, address, email and phone number. I

We recommend using free file sharing tools such as WeTransfer/ dropbox/ youtube as the file may be too large to email directly. If you need help please use these guidance notes.  If you are having problems filming or submitting, come see us from 2-6pm 30th January at North Solihull Sports Centre, Conway Road, B37 5LA (ask for Marcus at reception) or just give us a call for a chat about how we can help 0121 728 7030.

An assessment day will be held on the 26th February that you must be able to attend. Local people will play a key role in the process to make sure we get the right person for the job.

For further information on the role view the full job description.  Please email Beccy for any queries or phone 0121 728 7030.

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