Britain Yearly Meeting employs staff to carry out the centrally managed work of Quakers in Britain. Most of these jobs are located in the central offices, Friends House in London, unless otherwise stated. We aim to be an ethical employer, with a 1:4 ratio between our highest and our lowest paid staff. Britain Yearly Meeting is a Living Wage employer.

  • Turning the Tide Programme Manager

    Hours
    28 per week
    Salary
    £31,046 per annum (£38,808 pro rata)
    Contract
    Part-time - Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Wednesday 24 May 2017 (5pm)
    Interview
    Monday 5 June 2017

    Are you passionate about empowering people to make change? Do you share the Quaker vision of a fair, peaceful and sustainable world? Turning the Tide supports grassroots groups working for this, using the skills and tools of nonviolence. We're looking for a highly motivated leader, communicator, organiser and team-worker to pursue these values and campaign for nonviolent social change.

    Are you a self-motivated, strategic thinker, a multi-tasker who can cope with a heavy workload? Do you have an understanding of nonviolent change, and experience in nonviolent activism? Are you able to work with groups, generating training resources and supporting volunteer trainers?

    If you're saying yes, we'd love you to apply!

    For details about Quakers in Britain and Turning the Tide, please visit www.quaker.org.uk and www.quaker.org.uk/turning-the-tide

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

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  • Young Friends General Meeting Coordinator/Communications & Services Assistant

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £21,370 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - 10 Months (August 2017 to June 2018)
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Friday 2 June 2017
    Interview
    Tuesday 27 June 2017

    Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) is looking for an enthusiastic intern to help with our administration. We need someone in sympathy with our values to work in a dual role, supporting Young Friends General Meeting (YFGM) and our Communication & Services department. In exchange we will help you identify and develop your skills alongside an experienced staff team.

    YFGM represents Quakers aged 18–30ish. You will be supporting its residential gatherings, committees and trustees, as well as working on a range of BYM projects in the busy Communication & Services department.

    The internship programme provides a valuable learning opportunity and you will be expected to undertake additional training and development, as well as making a real and worthwhile contribution.

    You will need to be flexible and able to prioritise a diverse workload. You will have good communications, IT and data skills, along with a keen attention to detail, balanced judgement and creativity. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    To find out more about the work of Young Friends General Meeting see www.yfgm.quaker.org.uk.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

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  • Children & Young People's Team Intern

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £21,370 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - 1 Year (from September 2017)
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Friday 2 June 2017
    Interview
    Thursday 29 June 2017

    Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) is looking for an enthusiastic intern to help with our administration. We need someone in sympathy with our values to work with the Children & Young People's (CYP) Team in Quaker Life. In exchange we will help you identify and develop your skills alongside an experienced staff team.

    You will working on the preparation and delivery of CYP programmes at Yearly Meeting Gathering, as well as supporting the administration and promotion of the wider work. You will gain experience of youthwork in a Quaker setting, plus project coordination, event organisation, planning and facilitation.

    The internship programme provides a valuable learning opportunity and you will be expected to undertake additional training and development, as well as making a real and worthwhile contribution.

    You will need to be flexible and able to prioritise a diverse workload. You will have good communications, IT and data skills, along with a keen attention to detail, balanced judgement and creativity. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    For further information about CYP go to http://www.quaker.org.uk/children-and-young-people

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

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  • Recording Clerk's Office Intern

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £21,370 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - 1 year (from September 2017)
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Friday 2 June 2017
    Interview
    Wednesday 28 June 2017

    Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) is looking for an enthusiastic intern to help with our administration. We need someone in sympathy with our values to work in the Recording Clerk's Office. In exchange we will help you identify and develop your skills alongside an experienced staff team.

    You will be working across BYM, gaining experience in project and committee coordination, event management and organisational planning and research. The internship programme provides a valuable learning opportunity and you will be expected to undertake additional training and development, as well as making a real and worthwhile contribution.

    You will need to be flexible and able to prioritise a diverse workload. You will have good communications, IT and data skills, along with a keen attention to detail, balanced judgement and creativity. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    For information about our organisation, go to http://www.quaker.org.uk/our-organisation

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

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  • Housekeeping Team Member

    Hours
    35 per week (in five shifts)
    Salary
    £11 per hour (£20,657 per annum)
    Contract
    Full Time - Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Monday 29 May 2017
    Interview
    Monday 5 June 2017

    Are you an experienced cleaner? Could you help us keep a unique historic building clean? We're looking for someone to join the Friends House team to keep its public areas and offices clean, ensuring our values and high standards are followed.

    Friends House is open from 07:00 until 23:00 and you will be working to a rota, with hours varying weekly, including morning, evening and weekend shifts.

    In return you'll get a competitive salary (with an annual increase and a generous pension), good holiday allowance, and the opportunity to learn and develop in a fast-growing business.

    To apply for this role, send your CV to quakeremploy@quaker.org.uk. For further information about Friends House Hospitality, go to http://www.friendshouse.co.uk/ and for further information about the role, go to www.quaker.org.uk/jobs

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

    BYM registered charity no. 1127633. Friends House (London) Hospitality registered charity no. 06204129.


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  • Sustainability Communications Officer

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £32,073 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed Term - 2 Years
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Thursday 8 June 2017 (10am)
    Interview
    Friday 23 June 2017

    Britain Yearly Meeting and Friends World Committee for Consultation are working together to support sustainability worldwide. We are looking for a Sustainability Communications Officer, with knowledge of Quakerism, to deliver an exciting new project. You will be engaging with, mobilising and supporting the global Quaker community to think about and act on sustainability concerns.

    Are you a friendly, organised communicator who can work within the yearly meeting and in the world context of Quakerism? Do you have up-to-date knowledge and experience of communications, including video and social media? Do you have a passion for the spiritual underpinnings of sustainability, in the broadest sense? And could you build a network to support work on that basis?

    If you're saying yes, we'd love you to apply!

    The postholder will be employed by Britain Yearly Meeting and seconded to Friends World Committee for Consultation.

    For details about Quakers in Britain please visit www.quaker.org.uk and for details about Friends World Committee for Consultation, go to http://fwcc.world. For details on how to apply, go to www.quaker.org.uk/jobs.

    Requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered at interview.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to equality in all its employment practices

    BYM registered charity no. 1127633. FWCC registered charity no. 211647

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