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.

  • Youth Development Worker (Bristol)

    Hours
    Part time - 30 hours per week
    Salary
    £25,318 per annum (£29,538 per annum pro rata)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Working across the South West
    Closing date:
    Wednesday 27 October 2021
    Interview
    Held in Bristol or online on Monday1 November 2021

    Quakers in Britain is looking for an experienced youth development worker to initiate, facilitate and deliver a range of opportunities to increase the engagement and participation of young Quakers (and other young people) aged 11–18. You will be able to work with young people, build community effectively, promote youth participation, and empower adults in Quaker meetings to respond more readily to young people.

    You will be organised with the ability to plan, deliver, monitor, and evaluate work with young people. You will be able to build positive relationships and communicate effectively with young people, colleagues and stakeholders.

    For more information on our Youth, Children and Families Team, go to www.quaker.org.uk/cyp.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

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

    Job Description Background Information Application Form
  • Youth Development Worker (Yorkshire)

    Hours
    Full time – 35 hours per week
    Salary
    £29,538 per annum
    Contract
    Temporary for 9 months; possible extension dependent on funding
    Location
    Based in our Leeds office and working across Yorkshire
    Closing date:
    Wednesday 27 October 2021
    Interview
    Held in Leeds or online on Wednesday 3 November 2021

    Quakers in Britain is looking for an experienced youth development worker to initiate, facilitate and deliver a range of opportunities to increase the engagement and participation of young Quakers (and other young people) aged 11–18. You will be able to work with young people, build community effectively, promote youth participation, and empower adults in Quaker meetings to respond more readily to young people.

    You will be organised with the ability to plan, deliver, monitor, and evaluate work with young people. You will be able to build positive relationships and communicate effectively with young people, colleagues and stakeholders.

    For more information on our Youth, Children and Families Team, go to www.quaker.org.uk/cyp.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

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

    Job Description Background Information Application Form
  • Local Development Worker - Cumberland and North-East England

    Hours
    28 hours per week (Including some weekends and evenings. Frequent travel as restrictions lift)
    Salary
    £23,630 per annum (£29,538 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Cumberland and North-East England
    Closing date:
    3 November 2021 (9am)
    Interview
    Held online during week beginning 15 November 2021

    We are seeking enthusiastic, pragmatic people who are excited by what spirit-led growth might mean in a faith context. Our expanding local development team is a key part of our plans to reinvigorate Quakerism and to help Quaker communities thrive.

    As a local development worker, you will support Quaker communities to be inclusive, welcoming and all-age. The support areas include spiritual nurture, Quaker community, governance, and witness and collaboration. You will provide accompaniment, resources, networking, and learning events and activities. You will work alongside others in Quakers in Britain and Woodbrooke to provide opportunities that grow from the identified needs of local Quakers.

    We invite applications from people who are:

    Excellent listeners with experience of working with groups to develop and deliver a shared vision

    Familiar with Quaker worship, community, witness and organisation

    Organised and resourceful, able to research information, analyse and sift it, and apply it appropriately to a range of situations and personalities

    Creative and adaptable, able to encourage innovation and support experimentation

    Digitally curious, willing to experiment with digital platforms and programmes to develop community and progress work.

    Alongside the opportunity to transform the experience of Quakers across Britain, we offer a generous benefits package. To arrange an informal discussion of the role, please email Sophie Smith on sophies@quaker.org.uk.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality, and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Quakers in Britain is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Job Description Job Information Application Form
  • Local Development Worker - Kent, Sussex and Surrey

    Hours
    28 hours per week (Including some weekends and evenings. Frequent travel as restrictions lift)
    Salary
    £23,630 per annum (£29,538 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Kent, Sussex and Surrey
    Closing date:
    3 November 2021 (9am)
    Interview
    Held online during week beginning 15 November 2021

    We are seeking enthusiastic, pragmatic people who are excited by what spirit-led growth might mean in a faith context. Our expanding local development team is a key part of our plans to reinvigorate Quakerism and to help Quaker communities thrive.

    As a local development worker, you will support Quaker communities to be inclusive, welcoming and all-age. The support areas include spiritual nurture, Quaker community, governance, and witness and collaboration. You will provide accompaniment, resources, networking, and learning events and activities. You will work alongside others in Quakers in Britain and Woodbrooke to provide opportunities that grow from the identified needs of local Quakers.

    We invite applications from people who are:

    Excellent listeners with experience of working with groups to develop and deliver a shared vision

    Familiar with Quaker worship, community, witness and organisation

    Organised and resourceful, able to research information, analyse and sift it, and apply it appropriately to a range of situations and personalities

    Creative and adaptable, able to encourage innovation and support experimentation

    Digitally curious, willing to experiment with digital platforms and programmes to develop community and progress work.

    Alongside the opportunity to transform the experience of Quakers across Britain, we offer a generous benefits package. To arrange an informal discussion of the role, please email Sophie Smith on sophies@quaker.org.uk.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality, and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Quakers in Britain is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all of its staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Job Description Job Information Application Form
  • Youth Participation Worker

    Hours
    35 per week
    Salary
    £34,748 per annum (London) / £29,538 per annum (Regional) – will require regular travel to our London office
    Contract
    Fixed Term until 30 June 2022
    Location
    Friends House, NW1 or Quakers in Britain Yorkshire Centre, LS2 or home-based
    Closing date:
    1 November 2021 (9am)
    Interview
    12 November 2021

    We are looking for a Youth Participation Officer to help deliver activities that give young people the opportunity to develop a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

    You will have the knowledge and skills to support the integration of young people into the life of a faith organisation. You will be able to develop effective relationships and involve young people in the planning and facilitation of their events.

    You will be responsible for the project management, administration and delivery of events for 15- to 18-year-olds, working with a committed team of volunteers and colleagues. To ensure the engagement of young people, you will provide effective support and training to these stakeholders. You will also have an excellent understanding of safeguarding in a faith community.

    You will need to be flexible and be able to prioritise a diverse workload. You will have excellent communication, IT and data skills, along with a keen attention to detail.

    Working in our Events & Committee Services Team, you will also support the work of our Youth, Children and Families Team, including the delivery of online youth groups. For more information on our Youth, Children and Families work, go to www.quaker.org.uk/cyp.

    The post involves some weekend and evening work and is subject to an enhanced DBS check, including the children's barred list.

    Quakers in Britain is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. We expect all of our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Quakers in Britain is committed to equality in all of its employment practices.

    Job Description Application Form
  • Cleaning Team Member

    Hours
    Part Time 20 Hours Per Week
    Salary
    £12,788 per annum (£22,380 pro rata per annum)
    Contract
    Permanent
    Location
    Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1
    Closing date:
    30 November 2021
    Interview
    TBC

    Are you an experienced team-player with a cleaning background? Can you help us maintain one of London's historic buildings? If your answer is yes, act now to join our award-winning organisation.

    You will be working as part of a team to keep the building's offices and public areas clean, ensuring our values and high standards are met. You will also have the opportunity to learn and develop in a dynamic working environment.

    Working hours are typically 7am to 11pm weekdays and 7am to 10pm at weekends. You will be working on a rota system, with hours varying on a weekly basis. This includes morning, evening and weekend shifts according to business needs.

    You will be offered a starting salary of £22,380 (pro rata), with an annual increase, exceptional pension scheme and holiday allowance, and career progression in a fast-growing business.

    Britain Yearly Meeting is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share and uphold this commitment.

    Quakers have a faith commitment to equality and encourage and welcome applications for posts from all sections of society. You do not have to be a Quaker to apply for this post, but we expect you to uphold the values of our organisation.

    Job Description Application Form