Making history: Our first paid job!

Just in case you didn’t know you could make history by having a job, let me inform you: Thus far in its four and a half year history, Dean Court Community Association has been an entirely voluntary organisation. Not one of our amazing team have received a penny for their hard work. Currently, the centre is cleaned, the bookings are taken, the doors are unlocked, the cafe is run, the website is updated and much much more by a team of dedicated, hard-working volunteers, to whom the community owes many, many thanks, so THANK YOU if that’s you!

However, it’s time to add something new to the mix: a paid member of staff. This person will have no less love for Dean Court than all our volunteers, they too will be motivated by a passion for all things community and they will be more excited than we are about being our first staff member. I can’t wait to introduce them to you, but we don’t know who it is yet…

Could it be YOU?! Someone you know? A neighbour, a friend?


Here’s the official job advert:

The Trustees of the newly opened Dean Court Community Centre invite applications for a Part-time Receptionist/Administrator (10 hours per week) on a fixed term six month contract to deal with lettings and the general day to day running of the centre.

The Administrator is likely to live locally and be willing to work flexible hours to cope with the varying demands on the Centre. If you are friendly and motivated with good organisational skills and a keenness to help our community to grow, then please get in touch with us!

Deadline for return of application forms:  Monday 15 September 2014.

I really hope that if you click on the link below, you’ll be taken to our Job description and our Application form. To apply, send the Application form and your CV to  us at Even if you don’t meet every criterion on the job description, it’s worth applying because you might be exactly what we’re looking for and we just didn’t know it!

Job description Centre receptionist administrator

Application form Centre receptionist administrator



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