"Be the change that you wish to see in the world."
The NCHN help communities bring about social change to improve quality of life in their local area. They work with individuals, families and whole communities to empower them to:
Identify their assets, needs, opportunities, rights and responsibilities;
Plan what they want to achieve and take appropriate action;
Develop activities + services to generate aspiration and confidence.
A community development worker acts as a link between communities and a range of local authority and voluntary sector providers, such as the police, social workers and teachers. They are frequently involved in addressing inequality, and projects often target communities perceived to be culturally, economically or geographically disadvantaged.