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External Coordinator | Arrestee and Legal Support

Group:Arrestee and Legal Support
Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:5-9
No. spaces available:1
Meeting Time:Wednesday 10:00-12:00 (Systems & Culture - the A&LS parent team)
Wednesday 18:30-19:30 (A&LS team meeting)
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule:
Essential Skills:Organised
Interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Team player
Desired Skills:Understanding or personal experience of the arrest / legal process
Previous experience in a coordination role within XR
Accessibility considerations:Open to all, but meetings are on Zoom so a stable internet connection is needed

Role description:
Working closely with the Arrestee & Legal Support Internal Coordinators and subgroup Coordinators, the External Coordinator represents the group throughout the XR organism. The External Coordinator ensures information flows between our group and the movement's various circles and working groups.


  • Representing the team in the wider circle of which it is a part (Systems and Culture)
  • Resolve issues which can’t be resolved in this team
  • Finding a replacement to represent the team in the wider circle meeting if they can’t attend
  • Managing information flow between this team and others as necessary
  • Calling for election for Internal Coordinator on request of any super-circle member

Please read the A&LS External Coordinator mandate Click on the plus sign next to the External Coordinator role.

Please read the XRUK Arrestee & Legal Support mandate

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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