Vacancies

Outreach Worker — Sussex

Friends, Families and Travellers is looking for an Outreach Worker to join our fantastic Outreach team.

As an Outreach Worker, you will need to be highly self-motivated with excellent communication skills and an ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

In this exciting new role, you will work with Gypsy and Traveller individuals, families and communities across Sussex, facilitating their access to voluntary and statutory services by providing information, casework and advocacy on a wide range of issues.

For this role, you must be local to East Sussex.

View the recruitment information pack and find details to apply here.

To apply, please send a CV and a covering email setting out your suitability for the role in less than 500 words to admin@gypsy-traveller.org.

Please also take the time to fill out and submit an Equality Monitoring Form for the role. When sending in your CV, covering letter and Equality Monitoring Form, please let us know how your heard about this job advertisement.

We strongly encourage applications from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. We will offer an interview to applicants from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people who meet the essential criteria for the role.

Deadline for applications is 13 September 2021.

National Caseworker

Friends, Families and Travellers is looking for a National Caseworker to join our brilliant Helpline  team.

As a National Caseworker, you will need to be highly self-motivated with excellent communication skills and an ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

In this exciting role, you will support the team in providing advice and information on a wide range of issues for Gypsies and Travellers seeking help through FFT’s national Gypsy & Traveller Advocacy service.

For this role, you must be able to access our office in Brighton.

View the recruitment information pack and find details to apply here.

To apply, please send a CV and a covering email setting out your suitability for the role in less than 500 words to admin@gypsy-traveller.org.

Please also take the time to fill out and submit an Equality Monitoring Form for the role. When sending in your CV, covering letter and Equality Monitoring Form, please let us know how your heard about this job advertisement.

We strongly encourage applications from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. We will offer an interview to applicants from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people who meet the essential criteria for the role.

Deadline for applications is 24 September 2021.

Fundraising and Membership Officer

Friends, Families and Travellers is looking for a Fundraising and Membership Officer to join our Communications and Campaigns team.

As a Fundraising and Membership Officer, you will need to be a creative person who is passionate about supporter engagement and fundraising.

In this role, you will support the team to deliver our new membership function, manage our engagement with trusts and provide fundraising administration to our Senior Management Team.

For this role, you can be based anywhere in the UK. You may need to travel within the UK from time to time, but not on a regular basis.

View the recruitment information pack and find details to apply here.

To apply, please send a CV and a covering email setting out your suitability for the role in less than 500 words to admin@gypsy-traveller.org.

Please also take the time to fill out and submit an Equality Monitoring Form for the role. When sending in your CV, covering letter and Equality Monitoring Form, please let us know how your heard about this job advertisement.

We strongly encourage applications from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. We will offer an interview to applicants from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people who meet the essential criteria for the role.

Deadline for applications is 8 October 2021.

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Become a Trustee

NOTE: We are not currently recruiting for Trustee roles.

Our Trustees set the direction of our charity and oversee our work.

We aim to have a range of skills and experience on our Board of Trustees. At least half our Trustees are from the travelling communities. We particularly welcome interest from members of the Romany Gypsy and Irish Traveller communities.

A Trustee is an unpaid, voluntary role but we pay travel and subsistence expenses to cover your reasonable costs. Trustees are expected to attend at least 4 of our 6 meetings a year in Brighton. These are on a Saturday and last around 2 hours.

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