VACANCY: Community Development Worker

Heyford Park – Community Development Worker

21-28 hours per week (hours negotiable). £24,471 pro rata. Fixed term contract to February 2021.  (job share is an option)

Do you enjoy working with people? Are you a self-starter who likes getting things done?

CFO is a charity which helps communities to identify issues that affect them, find their own solutions and achieve improved provision of services.

CFO is working on an exciting ‘placemaking’ project with Cherwell District Council and Dorchester Living and wish to appoint a Community Development Worker (CDW). The CDW will be based in Heyford Park and will manage a programme of community development activity using an Asset-Based Community Development approach (ABCD). This will include encouraging interest in volunteering and the creation of clubs and associations and promoting community cohesion, facilitating leisure and social opportunities and liaising with the developer and the local authority.

We are seeking a self-starter with excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and a creative mind. Training and support will be offered for specific types of community development work.

Deadline for application 4 March. Interviews will be held in the week of 11 March.

For further details, please see our website:

or email: for an application form.


Heyford Park CDW application form Feb 2019

Heyford Park CDW application pack Feb 2019