[saymaListserv] Employment Opportunities with Friends General Conference

Penelope Wright pennywright at earthlink.net
Tue May 30 17:00:35 JEST 2006

Dear Friends,
Pasted in below is a posting of three positions that Friends General Conference is seeking to fill. These are brief descriptions but the web site for more details is given.
Penelope Wright
SAYMA rep to Friends General Conference
Job Openings at Friends General Conference



            FGC expects to fill several positions by the end of the year.  All of these are full time positions with excellent benefits.  

Conference Associate beginning October 2006.  Working closely with the Conference Coordinator and the Junior Gathering Coordinator, this person supports the annual FGC Gathering and other smaller conferences.  The Conference Associate provides primary staff support for two or more subcommittees, assists with preparation of the Gathering Advance Program and web page, and has primary responsibility for registration (both advance and on-site), housing assignments, and the on-site Information Desk.  Travel approximately seven weekends/year, plus two weeks at Annual Gathering.  Strong organizational, interpersonal and computer skills are essential.  Application deadline 9/01/06

Major Gifts and Planned Giving Manager beginning January 2007. Duties in this new position include developing and implementing a planned giving program, cultivating and soliciting major gifts and planned gifts, and assisting with major development campaigns. Travel approximately 50% time. FGC will consider experienced candidate working from home, with substantial time in Philadelphia office. Professional development experience, writing, and relationship skills essential.  Major gift, campaign, and planned giving experience preferable. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of FGC's vital and dynamic development program. Will work closely with Associate Secretary for Development and Interpretation and other staff.  Application deadline 10/01/06.

Youth Ministries Coordinator beginning January, 2007.  Working on FGC's exciting new Youth Ministries Program in close cooperation with a new committee balanced between youth/young adults (ages 16 to 30) and older Friends, the coordinator carries major responsibilities in providing appropriate programs and services to Friends and Friends' meetings.  These include holding conferences and retreats, supporting travel in the ministry by younger Friends, creating and maintaining a Quaker youth website, and helping to educate and support monthly meetings in efforts to strengthen true multi-generational communities.  Strong organizational, computer and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work with young and adult young Friends, are essential.  Application deadline 10/01/06.

Job descriptions for these positions are available at www.fgcquaker.org/info/jobs.html     To apply for any of these positions, send resume & letter to General Secretary, FGC, 1216 Arch Street, 2B, Philadelphia, PA 19107, or Ellen Helmuth, ellenh at fgcquaker.org.
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