We’re hiring!

Community Participation Lead

What if the power and resources to create good homes and neighbourhoods were in the hands of the community? WeCanMake is seeking an experienced and passionate Community Participation Lead to join our team to co-design, facilitate and put into practice promising responses to this “what if?” question.

The Community Participation Lead will design, facilitate, and manage the meaningful participation of local people and communities in our creative mission and programme, including:

  • Developing and managing the community co-design process for our growing pipeline of community-led affordable homes on micro and small sites, including working with individual families, neighbours, and the wider community.
  • Supporting the development of our Community Land Trust membership, ethos, and activities.
  • Supporting the design and running of our creative programme of events, including pop-up public realm events, workshops in our Factory, neighbourhood meet-ups, as well as exhibitions and talks.

    The Community Participation Lead will have a passion for working in community contexts, be comfortable working collaboratively with different creative and professional disciplines and believe in the power of co-creation to create a fairer future.

Hours: 30 hours – 4 days a week
Salary: £21,062 – £26,960 for 4 days (£26,960 – £33,251 Full Time)
Contract: 12-month contract, with options to extend

Full details and info on how to apply can be found in the job pack below. We look forward to receiving your applications.