Volunteering with FiLiA 2019

Below are some of our current vacancies, but if you want to create another role that you feel will benefit FiLiA please e-mail info@filia.org.uk

What are the next steps?
If you are interested in any of the roles below, please write to us at info@filia.org.uk with some information about yourself, including any relevant experience, and why you would like to take this role on, as well as questions you may have.

Sisterhood and solidarity,  

FiLiA Team

In order to represent the communities we work with we particularly welcome applications from women from under-represented groups.

If you need to submit your application in an alternative format or require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment and selection process please contact us at inclusion@filia.org.uk


FiLiA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – EDUCATION

Who are we looking for?
FiLiA is looking for someone to lead on team education. We are all learning, and something that has helped us enormously is to bring in feminists to present to the team on various topics. We have welcomed speakers on Non State Torture, Gang Culture, Sexual Exploitation and much more.
You would be responsible for coordinating the education sessions - prioritising those topics which we will be covering at the FiLiA2019 conference as well as areas that the team identifies as being of interest.

When do you start?
As soon as possible!

Who do you report in to?
Nobody! We are all in this together. You will work closely with the rest of the team to generate ideas and engage as far a reach as possible.

What experience do you need to have?
You will need to be super organised and be passionate about women’s rights.
No experience is necessary, but you will need to be self-motivated and a good communicator.


FiLiA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS


Purpose of role:

• To tell the story of FiLiA and what we stand for - reaching more women using a variety of communications tools

• Build relationships with key media outlets and journalists, and write relevant press releases

• Place FiLiA as a key voice/commentator in the feminist media

Key responsibilities:

• Develop and deliver a FiLiA Communications Strategy

• Work alongside the social media team to deliver that strategy consistently through different channels

• Manage any requests from journalists/media

Key experience, knowledge & skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including an ability to write compelling copy for a range of channels

• Passionate interest in feminism and female rights

When do you start?
As soon as possible!

Who do you report in to?
Nobody! We are all in this together. You will work closely with the rest of the team to generate ideas and engage as far a reach as possible.


FiLiA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – MERCHANDISE

Who are we looking for?
FiLiA is looking for someone to lead on merchandise. Help us to figure out what we might want to develop in terms of merchandise (and what is affordable!). Coordinate merchandise needs for the various events that FiLiA will be attending through the year and for the FiLiA2019 Conference

When do you start?
As soon as possible!

Who do you report in to?
Nobody! We are all in this together. You will work closely with the rest of the team to generate ideas

What experience do you need to have?
You will need to be super organised and be passionate about women’s rights.
No experience is necessary, but you will need to be self-motivated.


FiLiA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – WEBSITE LEAD

Who are we looking for?
FiLiA is looking for someone to lead on our website. It’s something that we are grateful for and proud of, but could do better with. You will be responsible for reviewing and making suggestions for improvements as well as updating with new blogs, podcasts and conference information.

When do you start?
As soon as possible!

Who do you report in to?
Nobody! We are all in this together. You will work closely with the trustees to ensure that the website reflects the essence of FiLiA.

What experience do you need to have?
You will need to be super organised and be passionate about women’s rights.
You will need experience in website development; content creation and how to make an impact via our online presence.


FiLiA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - ARTS EVENTS

Who are we looking for?
FiLiA and FiLiA Arts are looking for someone with events management experience to help us organise a high profile fundraiser / art auction to raise funds for the FiLiA charity and it's art initiatives. You will be part of a small dedicated team working on an event in Central London between April and July 2019 - organising venue, sponsorship, logistics and marketing. 

What experience do you need to have?
You will need to be super organised and be passionate about women’s rights and art.
Ideally you will have experience of organising arts events, but passion and determination go a long way!

When do you start?
As soon as possible!

Who do you report in to?
Nobody! We are all in this together. You will work closely with Lucy, Director of FiLiArts.


FiLiA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - PODCASTS

Who are we looking for?
FiLiA is looking for volunteers to help with producing our podcasts. We are honoured to be able to meet so many fantastic feminists. We want to develop our podcast interviews with amazing women and would be delighted if you’d wish to join us for that journey. You would be responsible for helping us with editing and producing our audio podcasts, so our interviews with wonderful women grow and sound even better. 

What experience do you need to have?
You will need to be interested in learning about audio editing, passionate about women’s rights and love listening to feminist conversations. No experience is necessary, our team is happy to provide training and support.

When do you start?
As soon as possible!

Who do you report in to?
Nobody! We are all in this together. You will work closely with our podcast volunteers, as well as the rest of the FiLiA team, to help develop our work, share ideas, and amplify women’s voices.