New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Quaker Employment & Service Opportunities

This page contains listings for paid and volunteer opportunities with Friends meetings or other Friends organizations. The position title links to details and application information, if available.

We attempt to make sure that the information provided here is up to date; however, interested applicants should confirm the application deadline and other details for each employment or volunteer opportunity.

Employment Opportunities

Childcare Provider |Fresh Pond Monthly Meeting

Cambridge, MA | Part-time
Jan 2019 | Until filled
Fresh Pond seeks an individual to team with our current childcare provider to care for children (ages infants to 4 years) during meeting for worship from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. After Meeting for Worship, childcare duties include caring and organizing activities for the older children ages 5 years to teenage years as well as caring for the younger children.  

Development Director | Baltimore Yearly Meeting

Sandy Spring, MD | Full-Time
Posted Nov 2018 | Until filled
For more details and a complete job description, please visit the BYM website. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: Development Director Search at [email protected].

Assistant Dining Services Manager | Pendle hill

Wallingford, PA | Full-time
Posted Feb 2019 | Until filled
Supports the Dining Services Manager (DSM) in efficient management of the food service operation of Pendle Hill, including planning and cooking three meals a day, year-round, for 20 to 120 persons.

Guest Services Associate | Pendle Hill

Wallingford,  PA | Part-time
Posted Feb 2019 | Until filled
Supports the Guest Services Manager in providing event planning, set up and breakdown, including physical set-up of space for the programs and events, and collaboration and participation with housekeeping staff, and responding to occasional customer requests or issues.

Housekeeping Attendant | Pendle Hill

Wallingford,  PA | Part-time
Posted Feb 2019 | Until filled
Provides housekeeping and cleaning services for for guest rooms and common areas.

internships | William Penn House

Washington, DC | Summer & Year-Round
Posted Mar 2018 | Until filled
10-12 week social justice internship offers college students a unique combination of service and civic engagement, along with structured opportunities for personal, spiritual, and professional development; WPH Social Justice Residency offers similar opportunities but with sustained support for college graduates committed to building more peaceful, just and inclusive communities.

quaker life coordinator–RAMALLAH FRIENDS SCHOOL | Friends United Meeting

Ramallah, Palestine | Full-time
Posted Aug 2018 | Until filled
In response to requests from the school community, FUM has created the new position of Ramallah Quaker Life Coordinator. 
Ramallah Friends School has continuous vacancies for classroom teachers on a year-to-year contract. Contact Eden Grace for more information about any of these opportunities.

interim superintendent | Western Yearly Meeting

Plainfield, Indiana | Full-time
Posted Feb 2019 | Apr 30, 2019
WYM is in a transition period, and seeks to engage an individual to lead the Yearly Meeting in strategic visioning and restructuring to enable WYM to move forward with renewed hope and vision. This person will have prior education and experience in providing similar services for other Friends organizations. Please submit letter of interest, qualifications and resume to Western Yearly Meeting by April 30, 2019, c/o John Heshelman, Clerk of Search Committee, 1070 W State Road 42, Mooresville, IN 46158; 317-908-8595.


Ben Lomond, CA | Full-time
Posted Jan 2019 | March 31, 2019
Providing spiritual leadership to Friends in the west, developing workshops; managing staff, finances and facilities; fundraising; and working closely with spirit-led Board in support of Quaker Center’s mission. Compensation includes: salary, benefits and housing in the glorious California coastal redwoods. Send resume and cover letter to this address.

associate DIRECTOR | ben lomond QUAKER CENTER

Ben Lomond, CA | Full-time
Posted Nov 2019 | March 31, 2019
The Associate Director supports the BLQC Director to maintain a vital, spirit-led organization which speaks to the spiritual condition of Friends and others. Compensation includes: salary, benefits and housing. Send resume and cover letter to this address.

resident director | Temenos Retreat Center

Shutesbury, MA | Full-time
Posted Dec 2018 | Until filled
The Retreat Center is a rustic, remote, year-round retreat center in Shutesbury, Mass. located in a large, protected forest environment. If you are interested in Temenos or the position, please check out the website, where you can find out how to apply for the position.

Young Fellows Program | Friends committee on National Legislation

Washington, DC | Full-Time
Recent college graduates spend 11 months working with key staff members at FCNL to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective. Applications are due February 18, 2019 for the program beginning in August 2019.

Summer internships | Friends Committee on National Legislation

Washington, DC | 8 weeks
Work at FCNL’s office in Washington, DC throughout June and July to advance our witness for peace on Capitol Hill. FCNL offers several paid summer internships that provide a broad introduction to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management.

Volunteer Service Opportunities

RAMALLAH FRIENDS SCHOOL | Friends United Meeting

Ramallah, Palestine
Ramallah Friends School has continuous vacancies for volunteers for 3- to 9-month placements. Contact Eden Grace for more information about any of these opportunities.

Volunteers | Belfast, Northern Ireland

Quaker Cottage | Full-year commitment
Posted Oct 2018 | No deadline
Young volunteers (minimum age 21) able to commit to a full year of service. Having a valid driver's license is an asset, and a willingness to learn how to drive a minibus.  Accommodation is provided, and a small stipend for food. Send e-mail to Dave Morton.

Submit a Listing

To have your job or volunteer opportunity listed on this page, please send the relevant information, including a link to your website if available, to the Yearly Meeting office.



New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]