Average of 10 Hours Per Week for 6 Months (Temporary Part-Time.) Pay is $20 per hour. Please send resume and cover letter by August 20th to the Director of HR & Inclusion, Oskar Castro – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Quaker College Fair Organizer works over the course of six months to develop programming that highlights the value of higher education rooted in Quaker faith, principles, and experience. The programming should achieve objectives counted among the following:
- Bring together high-school-age youth who are Quaker or Quaker-leaning to connect and build community between them and current students and alumni of Quaker colleges.
- Support newer generations of Quakers in their spiritual development and leadership.
- Provide recruitment opportunities for Quaker colleges.
- Tap into Quaker networks across yearly meetings for recruitment purposes.
- Raise the profile of Quaker colleges.
- Provide a one-stop shop, as it were, for prospective students to compare and contrast Quaker colleges.
- Center Quaker identity and belonging in the college search process for prospective students as well as admissions.
- Draw on the network of Quakers who are involved in leading and supporting youth spiritual formation across yearly meetings.
- Facilitate the development of asynchronous promotional materials, such as videos, for each Quaker college that can be housed on the FAHE website.
- Advance the value and importance of liberal arts education rooted in Quaker principles with a range of engaging materials.
- Design a social media campaign to highlight the promotional materials and to draw together networks of college-interested Quakers across yearly meetings.
- Design multiple small events associated with the social media campaign and promotional materials such as, but not limited to:
- Ways to sign up for small group or one-on-one conversations with college admissions representatives.
- Meet-ups between interested current students & alumni of Quaker colleges and High Schoolers who are Quaker or Quaker-leaning.
- Meet-ups just with other High Schoolers interested in attending Quaker college.
- A panel discussion that hosts representatives from Quaker Colleges speaking about the value of Quaker liberal arts education.
- Something involving the Quaker Youth Leadership Conference organized by the Friends Council on Education.
- Something involving a confluence of youth on a national level among monthly and yearly meetings.
- Attend meetings of the staff Community Engagement Team whenever possible; contribute to team goals; implement the work and the tasks of the position with an intention to manifest the Spirit; attend to the importance of fun, fellowship, worship, learning and service in carrying out the work; ensure that day to day activities are always a means of attending to the meaning, purpose and goal of the work.
- Other duties as assigned.
The Organizer reports to the Associate Secretary for Program and Religious Life or his delegate, who will conduct an annual review.
- Knowledge of Quaker principles and practice
- Experience working effectively and collaboratively with groups, staff and volunteers; good interpersonal skills
- Experience navigating college admissions
- One or more years of experience with running programs in a community, religious and/or other direct-service setting
- One or more years of experience in an office, non-profit or other setting managing information, data, or other organizational experience
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs with creativity, independence and innovation
- Demonstrated capacity to work efficiently and effectively without close supervision
- Understands group dynamics, especially in relationship to anti-oppression regarding but not limited to age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual expression, ability, race and class
- Manages time effectively, prioritizes tasks, and handles multiple tasks; demonstrated ability to delegate when appropriate
- Has exceptional, proven organizational ability
- Enjoys and excels at working collaboratively with others, including volunteers
- Displays good written and oral communication skills
- Proficiency in web posting and the Microsoft Office Suite
- 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
Note: All Philadelphia Yearly Meeting staff members work in a collaborative manner to support the concrete and spiritual goals of the Yearly Meeting as a whole. In that context, all are expected to be flexible, collegial, and willing to accept a variety of assignments.