An exciting job opportunity for someone passionate about disability rights in York is open for applications now. The position is for a coordinator with York Human Rights City Network in their disability programme.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dynamic strand of work and deliver on the promise of York becoming the UK’s first human rights city. Applications from disabled people or their allies are particularly welcome.
YHRCN Coordinator – Disability Programme
The part-time position is based at the University of York – Heslington Campus within the Centre for Applied Human Rights.
Details of the role
This part time (0.4FTE) post will last a year, and focus on an exciting programme of work associated with disability rights in the city. You will work with the Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) and the York Human Rights City Network (YHRCN) on three main strands of work: to support the establishment of a sustainable York Disability Rights Forum; undertake work on Community Voices, a City of York Council funded programme looking to engage with communities in the city not reached by conventional consultation processes – for the coming year our focus is on disabled people; and contributing to YHRCN’s annual Indicator Report, in particular with regard to disability matters. The role requires a range of skills, including:
- research (especially participatory research)
- volunteer management
- events management
- social media and IT
- communication and advocacy and,
- crucially, requires a core commitment to co-production ways of working.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday 2nd December 2020.