Quaker UN Representative

Quaker United Nations Office

About the organization

We are a non-governmental organization, with offices at United Nations headquarters in New York and Geneva. In both locations, QUNO facilitates dialogue and works on specific issues by convening and facilitating informal, open conversations in which all participate on an equal footing. Working under the auspices of the Friends World Committee for Consultation, Quakers have been present and accredited to the UN since 1948. Our office in New York focus on areas of UN work that concern and engage Quakers from around the world. This includes programs on peacebuilding and conflict prevention.


QUNO’s New York office is hiring for a Quaker UN Representative to join our representation team at the United Nations. This Representative position functions as a senior member of the QUNO team, sharing program responsibilities while taking particular care for the operations of the office. Their principal responsibilities include: taking a lead role under the supervision of the QUNO Director in facilitating the administration and financial management of the QUNO office and Quaker House (including supervising the Office Coordinator); developing and implementing one or more areas of QUNO program as articulated in the QUNO strategic plan; and supporting the Outreach and Development Officer in respect of fundraising and outreach activities. It is anticipated that their time will be evenly divided between programmatic and administrative responsibilities.


Qualified applications will have a minimum of eight years of experience in non-profit administration and program implementation, including financial management, grant management and staff supervision. Additionally, applicants need demonstrated programme experience in a related field of QUNO New York’s work. Interested applicants are encouraged to read through the job description and requirements, and apply.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

For consideration, please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and answers to all application questions (no more than 200 words for each answer) including 3 professional references with full names & contact info with your application, using the application link.

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