York CVS is a social action organisation. We take steps to make positive change, challenge issues and grow new ideas which strengthen communities.We are looking for two Project Coordinators.
One to continue and develop our local Time To Change Hub that will enable us to challenge myths surrounding mental health and enable a culture change where mental ill health is not feared or ignored but can be openly discussed; where being labelled with a mental health diagnosis is an enabler in a person’s life, not a disabler. The successful candidate will be responsible for raising awareness of mental health, recruiting and supporting a team of Time to Change Champions, organising events, administering a grants scheme and maintaining positive working relationships with key groups/organisations locally and nationally.
The other position is a Dementia Coordinator who will provide the capacity and capability to support the York Dementia Action Alliance (YDAA) in delivering its vision. YDAA is made up of around 50 organisations who have pledged to help to create a ‘dementia friendly York’, within a much wider network of contacts across all areas of the public, private and community sectors.
We are looking for a coordinator to help build on what has been achieved so far and further develop this exciting project. The successful candidate will be responsible for raising awareness of the work we do, maintaining positive working relationships with key groups/organisations and keeping up to date with local, regional and national initiatives/ developments on dementia.
We are committed to ensuring people living with dementia and their carers are at the heart of every decision we make.