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Lead GoodGym in Luton as an area activator and help to make it a healthier and better connected place

GoodGym is a growing community of runners, walkers and cyclists who get fit by doing good. We shift earth instead of weights and use our exercise to visit older people instead of running still on treadmills.

We employ people who really care about their community to lead GoodGym in their local area. If you’re passionate about health and care about the world around you, we want to work with you in Luton. You’ll be developing a fitness community through helping charitable organisations across the city.

We welcome applications from people who are in full time employment as this role can be done flexibly outside of normal office hours.

About the job

As the GoodGym Luton area activator, you’ll be responsible for the success of GoodGym in the city. You will increase participation by supporting a network of GoodGym members and local community projects. You will do this by:
•Creating a supportive community of members
•Encouraging engagement by promoting GoodGym activities
•Recruiting members to assist with the above activities
•Increasing participation on GoodGym group sessions
•Increasing the number of GoodGym group sessions being listed

 

About you

All applicants must have:
•A passion for making communities better
•Experience of making something happen from scratch; football club, PTA, club night, - anything that shows you get involved
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Good computer and social media skills

You would also need access to the internet and a computer so you can use the GoodGym website and engage with your members.

We want GoodGym to reflect the diversity of the areas in which we operate. Luton is a diverse city with residents, businesses, charities and community groups from a wide range of backgrounds. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who have a connection to the communities and groups which GoodGym serves.

Desirable
•Volunteer management experience
•Knowledge of local community initiatives and charities
•A personal fitness qualification or Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) through England Athletics

Application process

Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 22nd March

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 31st March via an online video call. Please ensure you have this date free.

To ensure that our recruitment process is fair, we are using a standardised application form for all applicants, this will replace the need to send us a CV and cover letter.

PLEASE APPLY HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScNUFBytB6eFUDf2qYkjOOkv3WSNyOYRVz-rAygwvnR5QZS0w/viewform 

If you wish to discuss the role or have any questions please contact jobs@goodgym.org. Please see below for more detailed job description.

We are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by loneliness in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, sex, gender identity, disability, age, nationality, religious or philosophical belief, age, sexual orientation, educational attainment, family status, trade union activity or any other factor. We see diversity as strength and want everyone to be able to be their whole themselves at work.

We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels safe and respected.

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