Exciting times! get2gether has just celebrated its 7th birthday and we believe we’ve achieved a lot – we organise social opportunities for adults with disabilities in Edinburgh and the Lothians and our membership is growing. Thanks to continued funding from the National Lottery and Scottish Government our future is secure until at least March 2021.
As Edinburgh Events Co-ordinator, you will be organising a range of ‘ordinary’ events in ‘ordinary’ places in co-production with our members. You’ll be attending and facilitating these events (including evenings and weekends). You will work closely with our Ambassadors, Events Team and members, encouraging them towards greater independence.
The successful candidate will demonstrate
Exciting times! get2gether has been operational for just over seven years and we believe we’ve achieved a lot – we organise social opportunities for adults with disabilities in Edinburgh, our membership is growing and we’ve been doing innovative research into self determination thanks to continuing funding from the National Lottery and Scottish Government.
Get2gether has developed a course based on Lifestyle Management and we now want to run this course in other organisations to evaluate its effect on adults with disabilities.
As the Project and Development Officer, you will be working with the existing course and coaching peer mentors
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent research, planning, networking and communication skills as well as practical experience in group work with adults with disabilities.