Amina - the Muslim Women's Resource Centre
Amina - the Muslim Women's Resource Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC027690

Amina is an award-winning organisation, recognised by Muslim communities and key partners within Scotland for its pioneering and responsive approach to addressing key issues and needs of Muslim women.

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Equalities & Human Rights Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,296 pro-rata
  • Glasgow with hybrid working
  • Closing 19th June 2023

Are you creative and passionate about equalities and human rights? Do you want to make a positive contribution to improving women’s lives?

Amina - the Muslim Women's Resource Centre is a national women’s rights organisation which works with Muslim and BME women, to provide opportunities to have their voices heard, improve their skills and become more confident in participating in their own communities and at a wider level.

The Helpline and Development Project is funded by the Scottish Government and operates throughout Scotland. The project delivers the national helpline dedicated to supporting Muslim and BME women in Scotland. We provide a sensitive and understanding approach for women in need or in crisis. Additionally, the project aims to address unfair judgements about Muslim and BME women. We achieve this by organising targeted campaigns that focus on highlighting inequalities faced by women such as impacts of racism and Islamophobia. We provide opportunities for Muslim and BME women to share their lived experience and have their voices heard in policy and practice.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd May 2023

Are you a woman who would like to help shape the future of Muslim and BME women in Scotland?

Amina MWRC is the leading grassroots Muslim & BME women’s rights organisations in Scotland. We work with women and policy makers to inspire and improve the lives of women and their families, promoting their views, providing opportunities for their personal, social and professional development.

We are currently looking for board members passionate about women’s rights to lead and support the growth of Amina. If you feel you have the skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

Support our unique organisation, helping make a difference to over 4000 women annually.

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Communications & Digital Media Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,530 pro-rata
  • If in Glasgow, Amina Glasgow office or hybrid, if based elsewhere in Scotland then remote
  • Closing 1st August 2022

Are you creative and passionate about communication and media? Do you want to make a positive contribution to improving women’s lives?

Come and join our team!

We are now recruiting for the role of Communications & Digital Media Officer

Working in collaboration with development staff, the post-holder will be responsible for Amina’s communication infrastructure, ensuring that it supports the needs of Amina’s projects in line with organisational values and funding requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to enhancing the visibility and reputation of Amina MWRC across its current and any new digital platforms. Work will include co-creation, management and promotion of content for key external audiences.

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Fundraising Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid - Glasgow Office & home working
  • Closing 17th February 2022

Amina the Muslim Women's Resource Centre is a national organisation which works with BME and Muslim women by providing platforms to have their voices heard and engaged, to improve their skills and become more confident in participating in their own communities and at a wider level.

This is an exciting new role where the post holder will develop links with potential funders, i.e. corporates and individuals. Developing and implementing Amina’s community fundraising strand that can inspire groups, individuals and corporates to maximise their giving. The post holder will have passion, inspiration and drive to seek and secure new fundraising opportunities and have the relevant skills in fundraising work. The post holder will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer.

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Employability & Financial Inclusion Coordinator (Glasgow)

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working model, working from home and Glasgow office
  • Closing 10th January 2022

Amina MWRC is a national organisation which works with Muslim, BME women, to provide opportunities to have their voices heard, improve their skills and become more confident in participating in their own communities and at a wider level.

Job Role

The Project Co-ordinator will be responsible for developing and overseeing the financial inclusion and employability work within the organisation, which includes the following workstreams: employability & ESOL, volunteering and financial advocacy. The Project Co-ordinator will line manage, support, and supervise development officers delivering these workstreams. The successful candidate will take a lead role in co-ordinating and developing employability initiatives and collaborations between key partners in the voluntary, statutory and private sectors – with a view to effect positive change within Amina’s financial inclusion, financial advocacy and volunteering objectives.

Out of hours working may be required – including occasional evening and weekend work.

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Volunteer Development Officer (Glasgow)

  • Part time
  • £25,530 pro-rata
  • Hybrid model of working from home & Glasgow office, some travel for other outreach locations in Scotland
  • Closing 10th January 2022

Amina MWRC is a national organisation which works with Muslim, BME women, to provide opportunities to have their voices heard, improve their skills and become more confident in participating in their own communities and at a wider level.

Job Role

We have secured funding from the CAF Resilience Fund to employ a Volunteer Development Officer based at our Glasgow Office to support women who are looking to volunteer with third sector organisations. The Volunteer Development Officer will manage all elements of this volunteering programme with partnership organisations across Glasgow. The role involves assessing each organisation’s needs and then meeting those needs through the recruitment, placement, and retention of volunteers. The Volunteer Development Officer will manage volunteers and their relationship with those they meet, including employees, existing volunteers, and service users of each organisation. They will also monitor, evaluate, and accredit volunteers.

Out of hours working may be required – including occasional evening and weekend work.

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Employability Project Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,530 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd November 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The postholder will engage with, empower and support Muslim and Bme women of all backgrounds, skills and abilities via provision of our employability support service. The post holder will respond to the needs and aspirations of local women both on a one to one, personalised basis and through the facilitation of small groups.

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Financial Inclusion Advocacy Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,530 pro-rata
  • Scotland wide
  • Closing 2nd November 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The postholder will provide information, advice and support to Muslim and Bme communities to minimise the impacts of poverty. She will work to deliver family information and support that enables women to have the skills that allow them to cope better financially.

If successful candidate is based in Glasgow, the roles will be based in the Amina Glasgow office or hybrid, if based elsewhere in Scotland, the roles will be based and managed remotely.

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Helpline Development Officer (Scotland-wide)

  • Part time
  • £25,530 pro-rata
  • Scotland wide
  • Closing 4th October 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic women (BME) is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The post holder will be responsible for the promotion, development and effective running of Amina’s helpline, which includes recruiting, training and supporting volunteers and sessional staff. She will also Identify women’s groups, classes, informal gatherings to actively engage with Muslim and Bme women with the helpline and development work across Scotland.

If successful candidates are based in Glasgow, the roles will be based in the Amina Glasgow office or hybrid, if based elsewhere in Scotland, the roles will be based and managed remotely.

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Communications and Digital Media Officer (Scotland-wide)

  • Part time
  • £25,530 pro-rata
  • Scotland wide
  • Closing 29th September 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The post holder will work closely with staff, taking their ideas and the needs of Amina’s projects to enhance the visibility and reputation of the organisation across our digital platforms by creating, maintaining and publishing content for our key audiences.

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Helpline Programmes Manager (Scotland-wide)

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Scotland wide
  • Closing 28th September 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The post holder will manage the Helpline and Development Project, and provide leadership and strategic direction to the Helpline team; build strong partnerships with agencies to achieve project outcomes; ensure the effective and successful running of project; and work collaboratively with the Senior Management Team on strategic and operational matters. The post will involve travel throughout Scotland.

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Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The post holder will build on and deliver our campaign message ‘You Can Change This’ to end VAWG.

The post will entail:

  • delivering training to organisations and communities, to Amina staff and volunteers
  • deliver workshops to Muslim/minority ethnic men’s groups across Scotland to end VAWG
  • self-care workshops for women who have experienced VAWG
  • using creative mediums such as film, art and theatre to challenge VAWG

The post holder will be motivated and passionate about working with Muslim/minority ethnic women, have a flexible and adaptable approach to work and willingness to travel throughout Scotland

This post will initially be home working for Glasgow based candidates during COVID. If successful candidate is based elsewhere in Scotland, the role will be based and managed remotely.

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Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £18,170 pro-rata
  • Home or office based in Glasgow
  • Closing 31st March 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The post holder will provide the full range of administrative duties including reception duties; utilising a full range of IT applications; and other duties as required. She will offer admin support to Project Officers and Senior Management through a variety of tasks such as event management, marketing and engaging with Muslim and BME women in different settings.

This post will initially be home working for Glasgow based candidates during COVID. If successful candidate is based elsewhere in Scotland, the role will be based and managed remotely.

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Administration Officer (home based)

  • Part time
  • £18,170 pro-rata
  • Home or office based in Glasgow
  • Closing 31st March 2021

Founded on the principles of community development, our work with Muslim and Black, minority ethnic (Bme) women is underpinned by community empowerment and co-production. Amina offers a range of services with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment, building community resilience, and tackling inequalities.

The post holder will provide the full range of administrative duties including reception duties; utilising a full range of IT applications; and other duties as required. She will offer admin support to Project Officers and Senior Management through a variety of tasks such as event management, marketing and engaging with Muslim and BME women in different settings.

This post will initially be home working for Glasgow based candidates during COVID. If successful candidate is based elsewhere in Scotland, the role will be based and managed remotely.

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