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Position Announcement - Coordinator, Bucks Quarterly Meeting

Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting seeks candidates for the position of Bucks Quarter Coordinator who will work to maintain a sense of community among the meetings comprising the Quarter and assist Friends to utilize the resources available through the Religious Society of Friends.

About the Position

The Coordinator position is a full time position involving regular travel in the Bucks County area.  Responsibilities include:

  • Involvement with planning and execution of events that provide opportunities for community building throughout the Quarter.
  • Visitation of Monthly Meetings throughout the Quarter and a familiarity with the varying issues that each meeting is confronting.
  • Dissemination of information of interest or concern to Friends in the Quarter using a monthly e-newsletter and other media platforms.
  • Response to personal requests for assistance in accessing the resources of the Religious Society of Friends.
  • Reports to Quarterly Meeting on a Quarterly basis and consultation with the Committee of Oversight for the Coordinator on a monthly basis.

Requirements of the Position

  • An active Friend or extensive experience with Friends’ meetings; knowledge of Quaker principles and practice.
  • Ability to work with children, youth and adults, and to facilitate groups to develop their interests, gifts and skills.
  • Understanding of inclusivity dynamics, especially in relationship to age, gifts, LGBTQIA+, ability, gender, sexuality, race and class; skill in crisis intervention.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to speak clearly, to listen deeply, and to write well.
  • Ability to travel within the Quarter.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekend and evening work.
  • Clearance to work with children by passing state-required criminal and child abuse background checks.

How to apply

Send cover letter, resume and references to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

About Bucks Quarter

Bucks Quarter is comprised of thirteen meetings centered in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, one of the original counties established by William Penn at the founding of Pennsylvania. In addition to containing some long established meetings, the Quaker heritage of the area is visible in the Quaker schools, summer camp, independent living and elder care facilities throughout the county.  Quarterly organizational structure starts with a Business Meeting held four times a year comprised of representatives for all Monthly Meetings and the various Committees that meet to carry on the work of the Quarter.



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Box 4477 - George School
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
(215) 867-9557‬
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