Find Employment and 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. Contact: Cathryn Oliva-Simmons, 617-233-0208

Program Manager | Beacon Hill Friends House

Boston, MA | Full-time
Oct 2019 | Until filled
This Quaker non-profit seeks an organized and motivated self-starter to lead and grow initiatives advancing social justice, social action grounded in Quaker values, and public programming and outreach. The ideal candidate will bring organizational and communications skills, and strong ability to both work independently and collaboratively. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply soon; applications will be reviewed as received, with interviews starting the week of November 11, 2019.

Executive Assistant/Development Associate | Right Sharing of World Resources

Telecommute | Full-time
Aug 2019 | Until filled
Inquiries and applications should be sent electronically to Jacqueline Stillwell, General Secretary with a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references. Applications will be accepted until the right person appears; interviews will begin in early September. 

Youth Program Director | Powell House

Old Chatham, NY | Full-time
Oct 2019 | Until filled
The Powell House Youth Directors will be responsible for creating programing that is impactful and meaningful for attendees, manage logistics of the program and be accountable for programing enrollment and advertisement. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact and enrich the lives of hundreds of children.

Executive Director | Pendle Hill

Wallingford, PA | Full-time
Oct 2019 | Until filled
The Executive Director, in concert with the Board, leads Pendle Hill, a Quaker study, retreat and conference center that seeks to transform lives and foster peace with justice in the world. The Executive Director advances the values, mission, and vision of Pendle Hill.

Maintenance Associate | Pendle Hill

Wallingford, PA | Full-time
Oct 2019 | Until filled
The maintenance associate helps provide needed repairs and maintenance, including both emergency and preventive maintenance. This person attends to daily checklists and alerts the managers about repair needs they observe.

Guest Services Associate | Pendle Hill

Wallingford, PA | Part-time
Nov 2019 | Until filled
Assists and supports the Guest Services Manager with event planning, set up, and breakdown; has responsibility for efficient hands-on participation in the hospitality services; collaborates with and supports housekeeping staff.

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.

Released Minister | West Hill Friends

Portland, OR | Full-time
Posted Jul 2019 | Until filled
Come walk with West Hills Friends into the future. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our welcoming and uniquely diverse Quaker community as a full-time released minister. If you are interested in learning more about this position, go to click here.

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 17, 2020, for the program beginning in August 2020.

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

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 request having 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.