About us
Community Shops are part of the largest commercial redistributor of surplus food and household products in the UK. We enable some of the biggest retailers, manufacturers, food service and logistics providers to unlock value from surplus stock, which may otherwise have gone to waste. The surplus we handle is redistributed through our Company Shop stores, and our award-winning social enterprise Community Shop where we build stronger individuals and more confident communities. Working with our partners, we deliver an incredible impact and we're proud to be a good business doing good.

About the role
We are seeking a Social Impact Coordinator that can support our vision to build stronger individuals and stronger communities.
It’s our job to help our members to shop for good food at great prices, but also gain access to professional and personal development programmes, to kick start a change in their own lives. It could be yours too.
From inspiring motivation and confidence in our members, to improving health and economic outcomes for their families, the impact of Community Shop is already being felt way beyond the aisles of the store.

As a Social Impact Coordinator you will support the Impact Manager by:
  • Leading the social support programme at Community Shop
  • Work closely with other community organisations to make sure that members get support when and where they need it
  • Work with residents of the local area and Community Shop colleagues to provide customer service and transformational support through the community hub.
  • Deliver an innovative service that connects with the residents of local area and other community stakeholders, offering support and a mentoring service to all customers
Skills required:
  • Experience of working with community based outreach previously
  • Delivery of effective engagement, training & development programmes
  • Experience of partnership collaboration and development
  • Support and collaborate with all members to achieve the best results together
  • Direct leadership and strong ability to motivate
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Be proud to make a difference
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Passionate communicator
Location: Athersley Community Shop

Wage/Salary: This will be discussed at interview

Hours: 40 hours per week

Benefits: All training provided; membership to Company Shop; free 2x death in service cover; Pension; Annual Flu Injections (optional); Perkbox
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