About Us

Who we are

Essex Community Development are a social enterprise, advancing community development and empowering social enterprises, businesses, the community and individuals to be more active citizens that make positive contributions to the community. We invest in dynamic approaches to support educators in ascertaining the most practical and sustainable solutions in their practice. This includes training, consultations and co-production of services. Our work is delivered on the strength of a simple framework of coaching and mentoring to achieve our goal and mission.

Our Vision

Communities to be culturally sensitive, embrace principles of equality and social justice for the purposes of social cohesion as a means of functioning at their full potential whilst embracing innovation.

Our Mission

Serving the Community, Strengthening Relationships, Bringing Transformation & Building Lives Worth Living


We would love to hear from you if you have a couple of hours to dedicate towards coaching or mentoring. We welcome applicants from all walks of life such as, retired, semi-retired, professionals, stay at home parents. There are numerous advantages of volunteering, including free high quality training which can lead to gaining knowledge and developing new skills and more. ECD ensures that enhanced DBS checks are carried out as part of the enrolment process.

Work With Us

ECD are an equal opportunities employer, our selection procedures caters for individuals with diverse, experience, skills, merits and abilities. We promote equality and inclusion and value diversity, therefore welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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