The Faith & Belief Forum is generously supported by our team of dedicated volunteers. In our office in Kentish Town, volunteers are involved in all aspects of our work.
We work hard to ensure that all volunteers feel a part of the team by providing a full induction, training, a point of contact, regular feedback, opportunities to see our work in action, and regular celebration and networking events.
We are proud of our positive and supportive office culture, which our diverse team nurture as a project in itself.
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We are looking for volunteers for our vacancy:
Programmes Support Volunteer, Education & Learning Team
Purpose of role:
The Education and Learning Programmes Support Volunteer will support the Faith & Belief Forum’s Education and Learning(E&L) Team with a specific focus on the Schools Workshops Programme. Encountering Faiths and Beliefs is F&BF‘s flagship workshop that brings real-life experiences of faith, belief and identity into the classroom via a panel of trained speakers. The role of the volunteer will be to provide administrative support to help with the smooth running of workshops as well as to provide support with developing an online video bank of speaker stories.
What will I be doing as a Programmes Support Volunteer?
The volunteer will provide support in the following areas:
Preparation for workshops
Supporting with developing an online bank of speaker stories.
Communicating the impact of our work:
What experience or skills will I need to do this role?
What are the benefits for me?
What support will I be given?
Your key contact within your team will be Jaishree Patel, Education & Learning Programmes Officer. They will set your goals with you, conduct regular check-ins, provide day-to-day support as needed, and give you feedback on your tasks.
On your first day you will given an Orientation Training by your key contact in your team who will induct you into the organisation. As part of this induction you will:
During the first four weeks of volunteering, the volunteer and key contact will have weekly check-ins to talk through progress with tasks, questions and feedback. After this period, the frequency of check-ins can be agreed. In-person check-ins should take place at least once a month in a mutually convenient location.
Travel needed to complete your volunteering (up to £10 per week) and lunch expenses for the days you volunteer at the office (up to £5 per week) will be reimbursed, on completion of an expenses form with original receipts provided.
You will be invited to join a Facebook group of 180+ Faith & Belief Forum volunteers past and present; this network of people passionate about interfaith share interesting events and opportunities.
When and where will this role take place?
The role is a minimum of 7 hours per week and up to 14 hours per week depending on the volunteer’s preference. When these hours are will be completed is to be agreed between the volunteer and their key contact during the induction period.
This role can be home-based, in F&BF’s Kentish Town office or a mixture of both (please note that the volunteer manager for this role works remotely with only occasional visits to the London office.)
This role is for an initial 3 month period with the option to extend longer term if mutually agreed. The role will begin in October 2021.
How do I apply for this role?
Please fill in this short application form by midnight Sunday 10th October 2021. If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to take part in an informal interview.
Through this role you will contribute to the Faith & Belief Forum’s vital work with communities and workplaces by helping us prepare for, deliver, and evaluate our varied programme of events. Regular events in our team include: London Faith & Belief Community Awards, LGBTQ+ Interfaith events, London Interfaith Fun Run, Faith Inclusion training for workplaces, and more.
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Deadline: We are recruiting on an ongoing basis, and will close applications when we find a suitable candidate. As such we encourage you to apply as soon as you can!
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