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.

  • Housing Policy Intern

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £20,926 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - 1 year
    Location
    Housing Justice, London SE1
    Closing date:
    Monday 1 August 2016 (10am)
    Interview
    Monday 22 August 2016

    We're seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person with lots of common sense and an ability to learn, to be Britain Yearly Meeting's Intern within Housing Justice. Britain Yearly Meeting is the charitable organisation which supports and works on behalf of all Quakers in Britain.

    You will strengthen Housing Justice's ability to engage and encourage Quaker meetings', churches' and church members' involvement in housing and planning issues. You will build the capacity of Housing Justice to make a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless or in housing need.

    If you can say yes to these questions, we'd love you to apply:

    • Can you show a demonstrable commitment to helping people in housing need?
    • Are you sympathetic to Quaker values and the values of Housing Justice?
    • Do you want to develop your career in the field of housing need?
    • Can you contribute to policy reports and briefings by analysing, researching, writing and disseminating information about housing and homelessness?
    • Can you collect and manage data and collate basic statistics?

    Quakers in Britain are committed to equality in all its employment practices

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  • Bookshop Team Leader

    Hours
    35 per week (daytime, evening and weekend work)
    Salary
    £31,407 per annum
    Contract
    Full Time - Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston, NW1 2BJ
    Closing date:
    Tuesday 2 August 2016
    Interview
    To be confirmed

    Friends House (London) Hospitality Ltd is seeking an experienced Bookshop Team Leader to assist in the day to day running of our busy bookshop and online shop.

    The role of the Bookshop Team Leader is empowered, varied, busy and gives the opportunity to work with a values led organisation. This is a newly created role and is pivotal in delivering our new business plan and has the opportunity to make a real difference in shaping the future of this established and unique faith led bookshop.

    Reporting to the Head of Service Delivery, the successful applicant must have experience of managing and developing a small team. The ideal candidate will also have good communication skills (written and spoken), experience of managing budgets and be customer focused with a keen eye for detail. Experience in a retail environment, preferably bookselling, including online portals is desirable.

    Due to the flexible nature of the business, shift patterns will vary but are 5 days out of 7, including weekend and evening work.



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  • Quaker Peace & Social Witness Co-ordinator

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £31,407 per annum
    Contract
    Full time - permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston, London NW1
    Closing date:
    Friday 26 August 2016
    Interview
    Friday 9 September 2016

    Britain Yearly Meeting is a radical church with a deep commitment to peace, integrity, equality, simplicity and sustainability. Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW), is a hub within the organisation for action on peace and social justice. We support Quaker witness in local communities in Britain, internationally and represent Quakers at national and international levels to government, business and the general public.

    You will work with others to develop our communications tools to better serve the needs of Quakers and meetings and to contribute to change in the world. You will also play a central role in the life of the department, by initiating and overseeing activities and projects to improve coordination of the work.

    Are you capable, flexible and enthusiastic, with knowledge of and sympathy with Quaker values? Do you have excellent communications skills and experience of equipping and engaging supporters or volunteers to take action? If so, you should apply.

    For further information about QPSW, go to http://www.quaker.org.uk/our-organisation/our-structures/quaker-peace-and-social-witness-central-committee


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