Our Community Organiser Team go out into campus and into local area and through face to face conversation listen to what people have to say your ambitions, concerns, problems, passions and ideas. They support students and non students to take action on issues that affect them in the community.
Here at Sussex Students’ Union we are are committed to helping people come together and be a part of the change they want to see in the community.
Community Organising is an amazing way to make a positive contribution to our local community and will make the areas where we live a better place to be.
We are recruiting both student and non-student residents to become Community Organisers. It is a great opportunity to come together as a part of one community.
We're looking for people who are friendly, good at listening, positive, proactive, resourceful and passionate about people and supporting them to tackle local issues.
You will be trained to go out into the local community and start conversations with people face to face and support them to make a difference in their local area.
It all starts with Door Knocking!!
The purpose of the role
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This role would suit you if you...
Support & Training
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Are you interested but would like to know more?
Please come and meet Monique - Community Engagement Coordinator and Sarah Gibbons - Citizenship and Societies Officer for tea & biscuits and coffee & cake on:
Wednesday 15th February 2-3pm or
Tuesday 21st February 6-7pm
Deadline for Application submission Friday 10th March 2017. You can complete the application form here.
A training weekend will take place Friday 24th-Sunday 26th March