Vauxhall Community Law & Information Centre – Project Officer

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Contract: Freelance.
Term: Part-Time.
Salary: Freelance fee of £31,200.00 (£17.14 per hour @ 4 days each week x 65 weeks)*7 hours each working day.
Hours per week: 28 hours.
Reporting to: Senior Solicitor.
Location: Hybrid working: on site at the Centre, at home and at external locations.

Employer Bio

Vauxhall Community Law and Information Centre provides access to justice on a range of social welfare issues. Established in 1973, they support sick and disabled people, those affected by the cut to Universal Credit including people working in the gig economy and on a zero hours contract. They are an inclusive and non-discriminatory organisation. They work with and advocate for members of the community that face injustice, irrespective of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, disability or immigration status. They take a strong stance against all forms of bigotry and work to challenge prejudice and injustice wherever they find it.

Job Description

This is a self employed, freelance contract to oversee the coordination and delivery of National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) project Giz a Job: A History of the 1981 People’s March for Jobs.

The scheme will see a cohort of intergenerational participants receive training in a range of heritage skills, before collecting pre-existing documentary material relating to the March via on-site visits to various regional archives and museums. Meanwhile, a participant-led oral history phase will collect testimonies from surviving witnesses both in person and remotely. The successful candidate will not only facilitate the training and research elements, but also an exciting programme of public events such as a public talk, heritage talks, reminiscence sessions and a public launch event for project outputs. These will include a website with digital archive, a public artwork, touring exhibition and educational booklet.

The Officer will be expected to work closely with a network of project supporters including Liverpool Archives, the Museum of Liverpool, the People’s March for Jobs, Liverpool Libraries, amongst others). They will be accountable to the Senior Solicitor and a project Steering Committee, which will meet at least six times throughout its delivery. They will also work closely with the cohort of volunteers, who will meet regularly. Day to day management and support for the project will come from the Centre‘s Development Team. Throughout the scheme, the Project Officer will liaise with an independent external evaluator who will write a formal report on the overall success of the project at conclusion.

To read the full job description and to apply, please click here.

Deadline: At noon on 5 December 2022.

Interviews: 12 December 2022.

Contact Details: recruitment@vauxhalllawcentre.org.uk or 0151 360 7777.

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