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

Head of School | Friends School of Portland

Portland, ME | Full-time
Posted Dec 1 | Jan 15, 2021
Applications must be received by January 15, 2021. Ideally, a successful candidate will be experienced with Quaker practices and begin duties July 1, 2021.  We encourage candidates from historically under-represented groups to apply. Questions and applications may be emailed to Jean Lamont of Educators Collaborative, or call 203-605-6975.

Grants Writer | Pendle Hill

Wallingford, PA | Full-time
Posted Sep 2020 | Until filled
Developing and writing grant proposals, relationship building with foundations, persuasively communicating Pendle Hill’s mission and vision to well-matched funders, and stewarding related plans, records, and communications.

Superintendent |Western Yearly Meeting

Plainfield, IN | Full-time
Dec 2020 | Jan 31, 2021
For more information, please email Bob Henry, clerk of the Western Yearly Meeting Leadership Search Committee.

Head of School | Ramallah Friends School

Ramallah, Palestine | Full-time
The Head of School is the senior member of the RFS staff, responsible for ensuring FUM’s faithful stewardship as owners of the school and shepherding its mission of providing a distinctively Friends education to Palestinian boys and girls since 1869.

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.

Pastor | First Friends Church

Richmond, IN | Full-time
Posted Sep 2020 | Until filled
Should be a member of a Quaker congregation, have a degree from a recognized seminary, and have experience working with groups who hold a wide variety of beliefs. Contact [email protected]. Interim speakers for Zoom worship are also welcome.

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.

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.

Volunteer Service Opportunities

Giffords Courage Fellowship

Washington, DC and local
A leadership development program for activists between the ages of 17 and 21 who are passionate about ending gun violence. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, visit for more information.

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.