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Budget Holder for Arrestee + Legal

Group:Arrestee and Legal Support
Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:2-4
No. spaces available:1
Meeting Time: 6.30 to 8pm on Wednesdays
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule:
Essential Skills:Organized, efficient, reliable, and good with numbers. Good written and oral communication in English. Basic IT skills. A basic understanding of XRUK and its structure
Desired Skills: Experience of XR central circles.
Accessibility considerations: Access to a PC. Access to zoom, including a camera, with a reliable internet connection. Access to WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal

Are you an organised rebel with a good head for numbers? If so, A&LS needs you! Arrestee Legal Support is a large circle with multiple sub-groups. We support rebels through the arrest, charge and trial process. We also provide pre-arrest support including legal briefings for action planner and Know Your Rights training for rebels. The Budget Holder is responsible for managing the budget for the A&LS circle, communicating with the Integrated Budget Group (IBG) and Finance team. This includes helping to administer VLE payments and arranging payment for expenses such as Bust Cards. This role does not require any legal knowledge or training. Familiarity with XR structure and processes is helpful, but prior experience in A&LS is not required.

This role is being advertised by the following working group:

Arrestee and Legal Support

Location: XR UK (UK Wide)

The XR Arrestee and Legal Support Team has supported thousands of rebels through the arrest and court process by providing pre-action trainings, legal briefings, a 24/7 phone support line during actions where arrests are expected, and post-arrest support.

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