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Exeter Local Group Internal Coordinator

Group:South West
Location:From home role with XR South West
Hours per week:5-9
No. spaces available:1
Meeting Time: 7pm - 9pm Thursday Evening
Meeting Format:In-person
Meeting Schedule: Thursday Evening Meetings. Other Hours to suit
Essential Skills: Wholehearted support of XR’s principles & values and demands. Great organising skills and willingness to learn
Desired Skills: Working knowledge of XR structures, working groups and roles, and how to facilitate of meetings
Accessibility considerations:

The Internal Coordinator (IC) will work as part of a friendly, supportive and experienced team, helping Exeter XR to grow as a true community base of power, uniting and increasing the number of people supporting the movement, joining active participation, protest and non-violent direct action, and together, turning the tide on political inaction on the climate and ecological crisis. Specific accountabilities: •Setting the tone for the team, stewarding the relationships and connections that team members make with each other •Working together with and helping coordinate the activities of the Exeter ‘Working Groups’ (WGs) and Affinity Groups (AGs) to create and implement local strategy and to ensure activities are joined up and collaborative •Listening to feedback from local group members and offering feedback to WG leads •Ensuring new members are aware of and agree with XR’s Ways of Working, Principles, Values and Demands •Supporting and maintaining comms channels, including internal communications and managing information flow within the local group •Keeping list of WGs and AGs up to date so it’s clear who is doing what •Representing the group in the regional circle if the external coordinator isn’t available •In the absence of a Secretary, taking responsibility for managing and editing the minutes and actions document, and preparing the meeting agenda and publicising minutes and action points in the local group signal chat •Attending regional circle meetings as observers as necessary and supporting in the report of important information from the regional circle and wider movement back to the local group •Asking people to leave the group if they are: repeatedly violating XR’s Principles & Values, its aims or its constitution refusing to participate in XR’s conflict resilience process •Asking people to leave a role if they are not fulfilling their role’s mandates Hours and Location This is a voluntary role and will require a commitment of approximately 6-8 hours per week. It can be shared between two candidates, and the duration is 3 months initially, with 6 monthly reviews after that. The Internal Coordinator will need to attend regular meetings in Exeter, plus additional work from home and zoom meetings. If you are interested, please email with a brief description of why you are interested in the role. Or alternatively, attend one of the regular anchor circle meetings in person.

This role is being advertised by the following working group:

South West

Location: XR South West

Extinction Rebellion in the South West of United Kingdom.

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