Our staff team deliver a variety of activities, services and support to girls and young women across England and Wales.

Our London office houses the CEO and a number of other members of staff who make the organisation run; from Marketing to Finance and HR to volunteer support. Our Regional Development Managers are based in their respective regions regularly travel around helping to develop GFS groups in their area.


Group Coordinator

Six vacancies available, one in each of the following locations; Anfield (Liverpool), Redhouse (Sunderland), Rusholme (Manchester), Smethwick (Birmingham) Letyonestone (London) and Mile End (London).

As part of our growth plan, GFS is undergoing an exciting change in the way we manage our service delivery. We have big plans to develop clusters of groups in targeted areas of England and Wales, to ensure we are best placed to meet the needs of girls and young women. As part of this change we are looking to recruit Group Coordinators to both new and existing GFS locations. Successful candidates will coordinate a local GFS group and gain experience in managing a team of volunteers and supporting the growth of GFS in the local area.

You will be responsible for; promoting GFS to recruit girls and young women; training and leading a team of volunteers to plan and deliver weekly GFS sessions.

You will need experience of youth work or a related field in particular developing and delivering activities for children/young people. You will be an effective communicator able connect to a variety of audiences and build your local knowledge to develop effective partnerships with people and organisations.

You should be able to; apply equality, diversity, and inclusive practices across your work, operate within GFS’s feminist values, and put girls and young women at the heart of decision making. You will have the ability to lead, motivate, and inspire volunteers and work as part of a team to deliver a structured programme of activities.

Statement of exemption with reference to the Equality Act 2010

Due to the nature of the role this post is restricted to female applicants only under the Equality Act. The employee may provide girls and young women with personal services, promoting their welfare or education, which can be provided most effectively by a person of the same sex. The girls need a positive role model to build self-esteem, confidence and to help them take responsibility for their lives.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Monday 19 April 2021 at 5pm. Please note applications must be submitted on the GFS application form (CV’s are not accepted), attaching supplementary sheets as required. Send your application to recruitment@girlsfriendlysociety.org.uk.

For further information about the role in Smethwick, Leytonstone or Mile End please contact the Head of Operations (South) on jemma@girlsfriendlysociety.org.uk

For further information about the role in Anfield, Redhouse or Rusholme, please contact the Head of Operations (North) on kimberley@girlsfriendlysociety.org.uk

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