Event and Resources Coordinator

American Friends Service Committee

About the organization

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is a Quaker faith community of over 100 Quaker meetings working together to nurture Quaker faith and witness in today’s world. Our Youth Programs focus on promoting spiritual growth, collaboration, service, fellowship, and fun! For more information, visit www.pym.org

Duties

Status: Full Time, 35 hours per week

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) seeks an Event & Resources Coordinator to manage event planning and onsite logistics across several program areas. We are looking for a go-getting, organized and friendly individual that will ensure events run smoothly. Throughout the year, this position is responsible for a wide array of Quaker events of varying sizes and interest areas. This position will also implement a resource sharing process so that individuals and Quaker meetings (churches) may learn from one another regarding several topics including anti-racism and inclusion. The Event and Resources Coordinator reports to the Associate Secretary for Program and Religious life and works closely with staff and involved constituents. Interested candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends.
This is a benefits eligible, full-time (35 hour per week) position. Pay rate is $24 to $26 per hour depending on experience.

Responsibilities: Annual & Continuing Sessions Support (Sessions), Event Support, Community Resources, Anti-Racism & Inclusion Resources, Other.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Three to five years of experience planning, organizing and implementing events with creativity, independence, innovation and care for the experience of the attenders. The years of experience can include years of education related to this field.
Demonstrated experience working with individuals and groups in a way that brings out and nurtures their gifts.
An active Friend or experience with Friends’ meetings; knowledge of Quaker principles and practice.
Experience with organizational capacity building related to anti-racism and oppression.
Ability to communicate clearly, including exceptional writing skills.
Demonstrated capacity to work efficiently and effectively without close supervision.
Manages time effectively, prioritizes tasks, and handles multiple tasks.
Welcoming attitude toward engaging in anti-racism and oppression work in the work environment with all staff.
Has exceptional, proven organizational ability.
Must be available to travel to communities across the Yearly Meeting geography.
Enjoys and excels at working collaboratively with others, including volunteers.
High proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and web posting skills.
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekend and evening work.
Pass a criminal and child abuse background check, per PYM requirement for those working with vulnerable populations.

Salary

Pay rate is $24 to $26 per hour depending on experience

Application instructions

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter with your application at https://bit.ly/2HfslPt.

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