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

Meeting Care Coordinator | Durham Friends Meeting

Durham, ME | Part-time
Jan 2020 | Until filled
The person in this quarter-time position is to provide assistance and support to members of the Meeting who take the lead in a volunteer capacity in three areas:  pastoral care, ministry coordination, and outreach. For further information or to apply for this position please send your resume or CV and a letter of interest to Martha Hinshaw Sheldon, clerk of Ministry and Counsel.

Communications Director | Right Sharing of World Resources

Telecommute | Full-time
Jan 2020 | 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 late January, with a start date of February 3. 

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.

Conference Coordinator | Friends General Conference

Philadelphia, PA | Full-time
FGC seeks a skilled and dynamic person with event management experience to lead the annual Gathering. Applications will be accepted until January 3rd, 2020, with an expected start date in March 2020. 

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.

Advocacy Corps | Friends Committee on National Legislation

Local and Washington, DC | Part-time
Posted Dec 2019 | April 13, 2020
The Advocacy Corps is a 10 month-long program where young adults between the ages of 19–30 get paid to organize their local community around federal legislation. This includes 10 days in Washington, DC, at the Summer Intensive Training. Organize locally from August through May, come back to DC—expenses paid—for the weekend in November and March and get paid for successful work.

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.