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Minute taker

Group:Systems and Cultures
Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:2-4
No. spaces available:2
Meeting Time: 10.00-12.00 Wednesdays
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule: Weekly
Essential Skills: Active listening; concise note-taking; accuracy and clarity in writing (so it’s easy to understand for members not present); understanding of the S&C online minutes tool.
Desired Skills:Experience in minute taking in an XR group or in similar organisations. Knowledge of the work of Systems & Cultures sub-teams
Accessibility considerations: Open to all, but meetings are on Zoom so a stable internet connection is needed. You will also need to communicate verbally and use a screen and keyboard.

Applications for this role closes on 16/01/2024

Systems & Cultures (S&C) is looking for a consistent minute taker who can help by effectively recording the discussions, decisions, and action points at the weekly meetings. If you are able to attend the weekly meetings (timings above) on time, have the relevant skills and are keen to support the team and learn more about the work of the groups helping to support, develop, grow and maintain the systems and cultures of XRUK, we’d love to hear from you!


During meetings, a minute taker will:

  • actively listen
  • capture relevant and essential information
  • record discussions, action points, decisions, and the processes followed ask for clarification when needed
  • use the team’s minutes and agenda document
  • keep clarity in mind for members not present
  • Minutes can be written in real time, or written up straight after the meeting.


You will be supported by the IC, Facilitator and Group Admin of the team in this role.


  • Gain a greater understanding of our organisational system and how our teams support, develop and maintain XR’s culture and values
  • Improve your listening, minuting and typing skills
  • Self-satisfaction in knowing you are supporting us to get the UK government to meet our three demands and live on a habitable planet.


View Systems & Cultures team mandate

This role is being advertised by the following working group:

Systems and Cultures

Location: XR UK (UK Wide)

We are an XRUK super circle that is responsible for looking after the systems that we use in XR to support long term activists.

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