Vacancies

MGEDT is currently advertising for the following paid and volunteering opportunities:

London Peer Support Group Facilitator (paid position 5 hours per month)

MGEDT is seeking to recruit a Peer Support Group Facilitator for our new London group starting in the Spring. In this role you will facilitate monthly evening group meetings attended by male sufferers and/or their carers.

Peer support groups aim to provide those who attend a space to meet with other sufferers/carers to share their experiences and coping strategies. Our group aim is to ease isolation by offering inclusion to men/carers who attend.

The post holder will need to commit to meeting on the first Tuesday of the month (7-8.30pm)to take place at One Westminster in central London.

Pay is £20 per hour for 5 hours a month on a freelance basis for an initial twelve months.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 11th March at 5pm. Interviews will take place on 27rh March in the afternoon at One Westminster.

Download: Peer Support Group facilitator job pack – London group

Download: MGEDT Peer Support Group facilitator application form – London group

 

Community Engagement and Outreach Volunteers – Brighton and Hove (voluntary position)

MGEDT – on behalf of the Brighton and Hove Eating Disorders Peer Support Service – is seeking ‘Community Engagement and Outreach Volunteers’ based in the Brighton and Hove area.

Our community engagement and outreach project seeks to promote awareness of eating disorders to breakdown the stereotypes and misconceptions associated with eating disorders. The main aim of the project is to make Brighton and Hove an eating disorders aware city.

The volunteers will be involved in a variety of activities including assisting in the distribution of posters and other publicity materials in the community; helping with organised mail-outs to organisations and services; and manning informational and educational stalls at conferences, health events, student fairs, etc. It will also include a photo project ‘RecoverED’ illustrating the diversity of people affected by eating disorders and their stories to be exhibited next year.

Applications are welcomed from any gender, age, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or social background to reflect the indiscriminate nature of eating disorders.

Anyone interested in volunteering will be invited to a ‘Welcome and Induction’ evening followed by a training event. Additional support will be offered by the Charity Director as necessary.

If you’d like further information and or have any enquiries relating to the roles please email sam@mengetedstoo.co.uk

Download: MGEDT Standard Application Form

For any further information or enquiries regarding any of the roles please email Sam Thomas (Director): sam@mengetedsoo.co.uk

'Men Get Eating Disorders Too' is a registered charity in England and Wales no. 1139351.

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