The Old Saw Mill Centre Assistant

Based in Congleton

The Old Saw Mill is a Connected Community Hub and our ambition is to challenge social isolation in all its forms. In addition to our community café, we host a variety of community events, projects and classes to support our local residents.  

This placement is to introduce someone to the role of Centre Assistant and would suit an individual with a keen interest in supporting their local community and working with people. 

The Centre Assistant will work across all functions to ensure they have a full understanding of the whole organisation.  Working closely with the trustees, staff and volunteers, the successful candidate will work to ensure the OSM is a vibrant, well managed facility that operates for the benefit of local residents within a sustainable framework. The Board of Trustees, as line manager, will support and mentor the Centre Co-ordinator to aid them in achieving their full potential within the role. 

Over the 6 month placement the successful candidate will spend time across the main operational areas of the organisation supporting existing staff and volunteers.  The key areas will be; marketing, administration and room bookings, the café, apple juice production and event planning. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate and may potentially become a permanent post with longer term development opportunities.