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DURHAM COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

CENTRE MANAGER

PART TIME: 20 HOURS

LOCATION: SHAKESPEARE HALL, DURHAM

SALARY: £11.00 per hour

Durham Community Association is a charitable organisation that works to increase social welfare, recreational and leisure opportunities in the community. The Association, based in Shakespeare Hall provide a warm and friendly environment for its users who include annual, termly and casual bookings.

We are looking for a self-motivated and highly skilled manager to take on the running of the centre and increase capacity through community engagement and fundraising.

Key aspects of the role include:

● day to day running of the centre

● identifying sources of potential funding and writing bids to secure it

● increasing usage and maximising the potential of the centre

● safeguarding

● liaison with the management committee over planning and key decisions

● support the community to engage in lifelong learning

● line management of support staff

Application Packs are available:

● in person by calling in to Shakespeare Hall Office, North Road, Durham DH1 4SQ.

● by telephone 0191 3842748 ● or by email: durhamdca@yahoo.com

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 16th August 2019

For further information about this post please contact the Association. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an informal visit to the hall.

Heritage Open Day 2018

My thanks to all the volunteers who both supported and participated in this special day in particular to Ross Hamilton for his support and dedication in planning the day and also to Craig Morgan from Durham AAP for lone of the overhead projector and also setting the equipment up on the day. Thanks also To Russ and Francis staff of the Association for their support.

DAVID LINDLEY HON SECRETARY TO DURHAM CA

Open Day 12-05-18

We have our open day and fundraiser on Saturday 12th May 10.30-3.30pm. There willl be crafts and balloon animals for the children, raffles and tombola along with performances from groups such a aerialists, sequence dancers, choir and jugglers. There will also be plenty of tea and cake too so come along.

Performance and demostration times:
Tai Chi 10.45am
Sequence Dance 11am
Line Dance 12noon
Skylines Aerial Performance 1pm
Jugglers 1pm

Music from AChoir, A Voice throughout the day.

Mini workshops, hand quilting tasters, Q&A and advice will be running troughout the day by the Quilting Groups.

Childrens crafts and balloon animals are also available thoughout the open day.

Suitable for the whole family, FREE Entry