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Recruitment Support

Location:From home role with XR UK (UK Wide)
Hours per week:5-9
No. spaces available:2
Meeting Time:Mondays 1-2pm
Meeting Format:Conference call
Meeting Schedule:Attend group meetings (at least sometimes), other hours are flexible
Essential Skills:Good communication skills, people skills, Interest in welcoming new people into the movement effectively.
Desired Skills:Experience in HR / recruitment / coaching / volunteer support
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.

This is a very satisfying role for someone who likes to see people flourish and fulfil their potential, as well as help give new lifeblood to volunteer groups. You will help recruit for new roles within various teams, and support new volunteers in becoming productive and happy members.


  • Learn about the various roles and teams within XRUK so you can introduce their work to new volunteers
  • Post role adverts (like this one!) for skills and roles that the teams need
  • Welcome new team members and show them how they can get involved
  • Check in on new and existing team members to ensure they have everything they need to succeed.
  • Do related administration


  • You enjoy watching others grow and thrive, becoming more confident in XR
  • You like finding out more about what people are good at and matching that with what the movement needs
  • You are open, warm, welcoming and communicative


  • Experience with XR or with another organisation with similar objectives
  • Prior experience in people / volunteer support, recruitment, coaching, mentoring or facilitation is desirable but not necessary
  • Good at seeing gaps and needs in groups that need to be filled, and in writing effective role descriptions to help fill those needs

SUPPORT: Training is available, and you will be working alongside someone also doing this role at the start. You will be part of the friendly Movement Pathway team.


  • Improve your communication 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.

You will need to agree to our Principles and Values, like any XRUK volunteer.

For more information on the XRUK Movement Pathway mandate and the XRUK Pathways mandate, please select the links below:

XRUK Movement Pathway mandate

XRUK Pathways mandate

This role is being advertised by the following working group:


Location: XR UK (UK Wide)

The Pathways circle (team) is a new, strategic team in XR UK’s Operations Circle (Ops) informing the movement how to maximise the number of people joining and moving into new roles. It is the parent circle for the following sub-circles (teams): Talks & Trainings, Movement Pathway, Rebel Ringers and Reactive.

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