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Down Syndrome International is hiring a Programme Officer!

If you're a person with Down syndrome, a confident speaker, passionate about inclusion, and want to work with a fantastic team in our Exmouth office, this part-time job opportunity is for you!

Who we are:

We're a UK-based charity that connects organizations worldwide, working to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome. Our goal is to ensure equal rights and opportunities for everyone in the Down syndrome community.

Job description:

As a Programme Officer, you'll be an important part of our team working from our office in Exmouth. focusing on projects related to self-advocacy, human rights, and inclusion.

You'll have responsibilities such as:

  • Learning about our projects
  • Planning strategies to make our organisation more inclusive
  • Delivering training sessions and creating videos
  • Representing our organization at events
  • Sharing updates through online marketing

Work schedule:

This is a part-time position, requiring only 4 hours per week. We'll find a day that works best for you. Our office is located in Exmouth, Devon.

Who we're looking for:

  1. You are a person with Down syndrome and are passionate about advocating for others.
  2. You're a confident speaker, comfortable with recording videos and speaking at events.
  3. You understand the importance of accessibility and strive to make things inclusive.
  4. You work well in a team, building positive relationships with colleagues.

Your workday:

A typical day in this role may include:

  • Checking and responding to emails
  • Attending meetings with staff and partner organisations
  • Engaging with self-advocates and listening to their input
  • Speaking at online events and conferences
  • Creating marketing content, like videos and blogs
  • Planning and recording training sessions with your team

How to apply:

To apply, please answer the following questions in writing or record a video:

  • Why do you want this job?
  • What skills do you have that will help you do this job?
  • Have you ever done work like this before?
  • Why do you think you would be a good Programme Officer for Down Syndrome International?

Information on how to apply can be found in the job description.

Download the full job description here.

Join us on this rewarding journey to create a more inclusive world.

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