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.

  • Local Development Worker: Northampton, Luton & Leighton and Hertfordshire

    Hours
    21 hours per week including some weekends and evenings and frequent travel
    Salary
    £18,163 (£30,271 pro rata) per annum
    Contract
    Part time – Permanent
    Location
    Based at home or a suitable location within the region
    Closing date:
    11 July 2022 (9.00 am)
    Interview
    Week commencing 18 July (online)

    Are you excited by what spirit-led growth might mean in a faith context? Are you committed to helping faith communities to be inclusive, welcoming, and all-age?

    We're seeking enthusiastic, pragmatic, optimistic colleagues to join our expanding local development team helping Quaker communities thrive. Working with others across Quakers in Britain, you will help provide accompaniment, resources, networking, and learning events and activities.

    We invite applications from people who are:

    • Good listeners and communicators: With experience of working alongside community groups to develop and deliver a shared vision.
    • Organised and resourceful: Able to research, analyse and apply information appropriately to a range of situations and personalities.
    • Creative and adaptable: Able to encourage innovation and support experimentation.
    • Digitally curious: Confidence to experiment with digital platforms and programmes to develop community and progress work.
    • Sympathetic with Quaker spiritually and values
    • We offer a generous benefits package. To find out more about the role, you can also join one of our online sessions for candidates on the evening of 23 June and/or 30 June.

    To arrange an informal discussion of the role, please email Alistair Fuller on alistairf@quaker.org.uk

    Application pack Apply
  • Local Development Worker: London

    Hours
    28 hours per week including some weekends and evenings and frequent travel
    Salary
    £28,488 (£35,610 pro rata) per annum
    Contract
    Part time – Permanent
    Location
    Based at home or Friends House, Euston
    Closing date:
    11 July 2022 (9.00 am)
    Interview
    Week commencing 18 July (online)

    Are you excited by what spirit-led growth might mean in a faith context? Are you committed to helping faith communities to be inclusive, welcoming, and all-age?

    We're seeking enthusiastic, pragmatic, optimistic colleagues to join our expanding local development team helping Quaker communities thrive. Working with others across Quakers in Britain, you will help provide accompaniment, resources, networking, and learning events and activities.

    We invite applications from people who are:

    • Good listeners and communicators: With experience of working alongside community groups to develop and deliver a shared vision.
    • Organised and resourceful: Able to research, analyse and apply information appropriately to a range of situations and personalities.
    • Creative and adaptable: Able to encourage innovation and support experimentation.
    • Digitally curious: Confidence to experiment with digital platforms and programmes to develop community and progress work.
    • Sympathetic with Quaker spiritually and values
    • We offer a generous benefits package. To find out more about the role, you can also join one of our online sessions for candidates on the evening of 23 June and/or 30 June.

    To arrange an informal discussion of the role, please email Oliver Waterhouse on oliverw@quaker.org.uk

    Application pack Apply
  • Director, Quaker Council for European Affairs

    Salary
    Gross salary of around EUR 51,500 per annum
    Location
    Quaker House, Brussels
    Closing date:
    10:00 27 June 2022
    Interview
    TBC

    Do you identify with the vision of Peace, Justice, and Equality? Do you believe you are a leader who can bring this vision into practice and work with European institutions? Are you passionate about building and leading a small team of experts in these fields? Are you comfortable with change and taking people with you through a period of organisation change?

    The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) is seeking to recruit a director who will help us strengthen our advocacy and staff team in a changed European context. They will work as a leader with area experts in each of these fields and be able to make the best use of the available resources. They are the most senior staff member in the team of currently three staff, although we expect this to rise. The director is the primary Quaker Representative to the EU, NATO, Council of Europe, OSCE, and a range of interfaith fora, responsible for the leadership of QCEA, the management of the team and Quaker House Brussels, and where necessary for undertaking part of the programme work of QCEA.

    The director will demonstrate understanding of and sympathy for the value of Quakers. Although not necessarily a Quaker, they will be committed to working within Quaker structures and practices. They will demonstrate the experience and skills necessary to lead a multicultural and multilingual team.

    We are particularly interested in receiving applications from diverse backgrounds and from any part of the world subject to the candidate being open to travel and being based at Quaker House in Brussels.

    If you are interested to apply, please follow the link https://www.qcea.org/home/involved/vacancies/ to the QCEA website and read the full application pack for instructions regarding applying for the role.