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Work with and for Friends

Live and Work for Adelphi Friends Meeting

Adelphi Friends Meeting is looking for its next resident, beginning in March 2019, a two-year term, with the possibility of a single renewal. In return for use of a small private apartment, including utilities, WIFI, and laundry facilities, the resident spend about 10+/- hours a week locking and unlocking on Sundays, monitoring phone and e-mail contacts, scheduling events, tidying up the grounds and within, and inter-acting with a vibrant community of families. Application deadline is September 15, with in-person interviews scheduled for Saturday September 29, and a selection at that time. For more information, work duties, and more, contact residentsearch@lists.adelphifriends.org.

New Staff Positions at Friends Meeting of Washington

Friends Meeting of Washington (FMW) announces two new staff positions at its Washington, DC office beginning mid- to late-September: (1) Administrative Secretary, (2) Event and Rental Manager.

Administrative Secretary

This half-time position is responsible for providing assistance and office support for the Meeting’s committees, assisting the activities of weekly Meeting for Worship and monthly Meeting for Business, supporting the Meeting’s communications and publications, and providing assistance to visitors and the wider community regarding FMW and Quakerism. Applicants for this position should demonstrate experience and competence in office practices and management procedures and possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills. She/he should also understand Quaker process and the wide range of Friends' organizations. Initial salary will range from $20,000 to $22,500 per year, based on applicant experience. A full job description is posted at the FMW website: quakersdc.org/jobs. Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a cover letter and resumé with the names and contact information for three references to Bill Strein, Clerk, Personnel Committee, at FMWAdSecSearch@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for assured consideration they should be received by August 1, 2018.

Event and Rental Manager

This full-time position is responsible for event rentals, collaborating with the Property Manager on long-term rentals, and collaborating with the new half-time Administrative Secretary in arranging for the use of FMW buildings and facilities and helping manage the Meeting’s office. Applicants for this position should have business and/or marketing experience, be attentive to detail, have good computer and communication skills, be able to work well with a wide variety of people, and be flexible and have a good sense of humor. Initial salary will range from $45,000 to $50,000 per year, based on applicant experience. A full job description is posted at the FMW website: quakersdc.org/jobs. Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a cover letter and resumé with the names and contact information for three references to Brian Lutenneger, Co-cerk, Property Committee, at FMWERMSearch@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for assured consideration they should be received by August 1, 2018.