Quaker Jobs Update for June 28, 2023

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

New York Yearly Meeting

Job Opening: ARCH (Aging Resources, Consultation and Help) Director

For the full job description, click here.
For more on the ARCH program, click here.

New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) seeks a full-time Director for the ARCH program (Aging Resources, Consultation, and Help). The program is a ministry of caring for each other and ourselves as we grow older or are differently abled. It is grounded in a model of mutual accompaniment that values reciprocal relationships rooted in vulnerability and caring. The ARCH Director supervises a geographically diverse team of five to eight part-time (10 – 15 hours/month) ARCH regional and program coordinators.

New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) serves Quaker meetings (congregations) in New York State, northern New Jersey, and southwestern Connecticut. ARCH programming is delivered through on-site and Zoom worship and workshops, personal contacts, and other resources.

The ARCH Director exhibits a deep understanding of Quaker testimonies and practice. They nurture a prophetic vision about the needs and future directions of the program as demographics change. Strong verbal and written communication skills are the core to success in this position. This person should be experienced working with groups, grant writing, tracking finances, and supporting volunteers. They should also be aware of how systems of oppression operate within organizations and be committed to anti-bias and anti-racist ways of doing and being.

Qualified candidates have education and / or experience in fields such as social work, gerontology, health care, or ministry. While the NYYM office is located in Manhattan, the ARCH Director could successfully perform the tasks from any location within the NYYM designated area. Salary is $60,000 – $66,000, depending on experience and training. Health insurance and retirement are included.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to arch-director-search@nyym.org. The position is open until filled. Applications received by July 5 will be given full consideration.

Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill’s staid Conference Sales Coordinator retires in the early fall, and they are seeking a person to take over many of her responsibilities in the Events Coordinator role. This position is the first point of contact for groups seeking to come to Pendle Hill, and they seek someone with strong hospitality, organization, and events experience who has skills in customer-service, sales, and budget management. The compensation is $50-$55K. Check it out!

Friends Committee on National Legislation

The FCNL IT Network Administrator is responsible for maintaining the current technology infrastructure of FCNL and planning its future IT needs. This position plays a pivotal role in supporting internal technical operations including systems and services, such as the network infrastructure, internet, security, desktops, servers, help desk, telephone systems, audio-visual, and other network services provided to all FCNL staff. The salary range is $77,000- $85,000 depending upon experience. 

Friends Meeting of Washington

Friends Meeting of Washington (DC) is hiring an Events Associate, a new part- to full-time position created in response to the increasing demand for event space rentals. Working with the Event and Rental Manager, the person in this role will take the lead on ensuring the successful execution of a portfolio of events, particularly those on weekday evenings and on weekends. This individual will be involved in all aspects of the event lifecycle following the signing of an agreement through post event evaluation. The compensation is $24-26/hour depending on experience and qualifications.

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