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.

  • Peaceworker

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £22,522 per annum
    Contract
    Fixed term - September 2019 to August 2020
    Location
    TBC
    Closing date:
    2 May 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    16 May 2019

    Are you committed to working for peace? Do you share the Quaker vision of a just, peaceful and sustainable world?

    We are looking for enthusiastic people who want to develop their skills, knowledge and commitment to peace. If chosen, you'll be offered a placement with an organisation we think will match your interests.

    Recent peaceworkers have been placed with organisations such as Child Soldiers International, War Resisters' International, Medact, Campaign Against Arms Trade, Scientists for Global Responsibility and Leap Confronting Conflict. The work will be varied and will depend on your skills and the needs of the organisation.

    Candidates should be able to demonstrate a passion for and commitment to peace work, as well as sympathy with Quaker values. You'll be adaptable, able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.

    Placements could be anywhere in Britain, and will include a short preparation period in August in London. We regret that we are unable to accept applications from candidates without existing permission to work in the UK.

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

    Job information (Word) Application form website
  • Communication & Services Support Officer - Events & Committee Services Team

    Hours
    35 per wek
    Salary
    £27,685 - London Scale
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House
    Closing date:
    23 April 2019 (9am)
    Interview
    29 April 2019

    An exciting opportunity for a proactive and highly skilled administrator. The role holder will bring their extensive administrative experience to a community-focused religious charity in Central London.

    Britain Yearly Meeting supports the Quaker faith community working for equality and peace. Our work is overseen and directed by committees made up of volunteers from across Britain. We run events throughout the year to enable Quakers to teach, plan and support one another. The role holder will join a small, fast-paced team who supports this committee and events structure.

    We are looking for an administrator who can maintain high-quality office systems and identify improvements where needed. You will be flexible and able to prioritise and manage diverse tasks. You will have good people, communication, IT and database skills. You will have a close attention to detail and be able to work quickly, creatively and accurately under pressure.

    This is a great opportunity for someone who is customer focused with brilliant organisational skills. Come and join our friendly team at a time of exciting change.

    You can be of any faith or none, but we do ask that you are in sympathy with Quaker values. If you would like to ask any questions about the role, please contact Zoe Prosser (020 7663 1115 / zoep@quaker.org.uk)

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

    Job Information Application form website