Adults are companions to children on their journeys. The adults may be parents, grandparents, guardians, First Day program leaders and teachers, volunteer Friendly Presences, or simply allies to the children. There are resources and communities for these Friends in the Yearly Meeting. See links below to visit each youth program’s site and find out more about volunteering and participating.
“If we want to rediscover human joy and wholeness and creativity, and to learn to care for our planetary household as one earth family, we cannot continue to insulate adults and children from each other. Children need to be present to us, and we to them […]”
Elise Boulding, “The Personhood of Children”
PYM Youth Programs
Religious Education Resources
Friends who need to complete paperwork for child safety clearances can find out how and download forms from our website.
Volunteering with Youth
Volunteers, or Friendly Adult Presences, support all the Yearly Meeting youth programs. Find out more by visiting each youth program’s volunteer site.