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Student Parents & Carers Community

Convenor Nominations open!

Student Parents & Carers Convenor

The Student Parents & Carers Convenor will be the principal representative of student parents or students with caring responsibilities who study at Leeds Beckett University.

The role will lead the Student Parents & Carers Community by:
  • Facilitating discussion through the online platform, arranging and leading meetings and events as appropriate with support from Students’ Union Officers and staff.
  • Communicating regularly with Officers and staff to ensure that topics discussed in the Student Parents & Carers Community are at the forefront of our work and to develop campaigns for positive change on issues that affect the Student Parents & Carers Community.
  • Actively engaging in the Union’s decision-making processes, such as the ‘Have Your Say’ Forums and the annual Members’ Meeting.
  • Attending appropriate University events and meetings to encourage the engagement of Student Parents & Carers with Students’ Union opportunities and events, to communicate the views of students and to seek opportunities to deliver for students collaboratively.

Hours of work: Flexible
(max. 7 hours per week during term-time + some ad-hoc hours outside of term time)
Rate of pay: £8.91 per hour.

Role Active: September 2021 to June 2022.
Training: Training and planning activities will take place from August to September 2021.
Accountability: Convenors will be required to keep a record of their activity and submit regular reports to the Union.

Nominations Close: Friday 14 May at 12noon
Voting Open: Monday 24 - Thursday 27 May

Led by the Student Parents & Carers Convenor, our community organise on behalf of students at Leeds Beckett who are parents or have caring responsibilities and provide a space for us to network, and provide support and feedback.


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