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We are seeking to appoint:

Project Coordinator

(fixed term contract up to 31st March 2022, subject to funding)

14hours per week

Based in Cardiff  

Salary:

£22,627.00 per annum pro rata (Actual £8,447.41 per annum)

How can we imagine equal and decolonised arts when dominant cultural narratives continue to shape our experiences and collective imagination? We propose to work with racially minoritized communities and creatives to establish de-colonised vehicles for culture, combining digital and traditional tools and drawing on African and diasporic cultures. Acting locally but thinking globally, we will build bridges that link Wales and the African continent.

This project brings together leading Black and African voices in Wales; we are united by our experience as African diaspora people in Wales, and share a passion for growing cultural links and mutual relationships between Cymru and the African continent. We want to tap into the potential of diasporic communities in Wales and to build bridges and promote the self-representation of people of African descent in the sector, changing narratives about the continent and about who we are.

 In your role as a project coordinator for Connect & Flourish, you will be responsible for delivery and coordination of events/workshops as well as liasing with partners and creatives taking part on the project.

 

Successful candidate will be responsible for building strong relationships with our operations teams and work closely with the Director. We encourage young people from minority communities to apply.

Closing Date: 14th April 2021

Interview Date: 19th April 2021    

Job Description and Personal Specification

To Apply:

Please email humanresources@ssap.org.uk with a letter of interest detailing the reason for your application and sent it together with your most updated CV by 14th April 2021.

 

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Trustees Needed!

Do you have interest in International development initiatives in Wales  and Africa?

Do you have an interest in supporting communities?

Do you want to ‘give something back’ to your local community?

SSAP is a small charity and a company limited by guarantee with ambitious plans for growth and looking for trustees to support us in reaching our goals

We are looking for recruit people from our local community – preferably with skills in Human Resources,  PR, Finance, Funding/Fundraising  and ideally with international development experience to join our Board and contribute your skills, experiences and experiences to our small organisation success!

The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of SSAP and Board meetings are held Quarterly with an Annual General Meeting added to it. Board members are offered full induction, expenses reimbursement, training & mentoring opportunities.

We are looking to broaden the diversity of representation on our board, and we welcome applications from under-represented groups that reflect the diversity of our local community. Those outside Sub Sahara Africa with an interest in development initiatives in Africa are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in joining our board, please see Job Description and complete the Trustee Application formand our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form(this is one of our means of monitoring whether our communications and opportunities have the broadest reach across our diverse population). The EO monitoring form will be kept separately and will not be considered alongiside your application.

Please send the forms back to humanresources@ssap.org,uk

Deadline is 7th May 2021

To find out more about joining the trustees, please contact us via email on humanresources@ssap.org.uk  or contact SSAP Director Fadhili Maghiya at Fadhili.Maghiya@ssap.org.uk