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Quaker Fellows Intern — Newlin Quaker Center

May 01, 2017

Description

Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Quaker Fellows Intern in the Newlin Quaker Center. This is a part-time (10 hours per week) staff position. The salary is $10.00 per hour.

The Newlin Quaker Center is a focal point for nourishing and embodying Earlham’s Quaker ethos. It grounds the expression of Earlham’s Quaker identity on campus as well as beyond the Earlham community, including Richmond and the wider Quaker world. The Newlin Quaker Center includes in its mission the aim of identifying and nurturing college students who may become future leaders in the Society of Friends, and the Quaker Fellows Scholarship program is central to this work.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The primary tasks of this position include supporting the programs, events and activities of the Newlin Quaker Center, and working closely with the Director of the Newlin Quaker Center to address the needs of the students in the Quaker Fellows scholarship program.

  • Assist with weekly cohort meetings of Quaker Fellows scholarship students.
  • Develop and facilitate weekly programming and curriculum for cohort meetings.
  • Provide spiritual and practical support to students.
  • Assist with planning and facilitating retreats.
  • Perform logistical tasks that serve programs, such as meal planning, shopping and transportation.
  • Help maintain social media presence and connections.

Desired Qualities

  • Deep understanding and appreciation of Quakerism in its various expressions.
  • Passion for working with young adult Quakers in the context of Earlham College.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a team.
  • Expertise in oral and written communication.
  • Proficient with computers, technology and social media.
  • Creativity in imagining new initiatives and/or new ways of pursuing existing goals.
  • Substantial skills in organization and time management.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred with a background in religion, counseling, psychology or sociology.
  • A deep understanding and appreciation of Quakerism in its various expressions.
  • A passion for working with young adult Quakers in the context of Earlham College.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a team.
  • Expertise in oral and written communication.
  • Proficient with computers, technology and social media.
  • Creativity in imagining new initiatives and/or new ways of pursuing existing goals.
  • Substantial skills in organization and time management.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to become a registered Earlham College driver.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Email: leama@earlham.edu
Phone:  765-983-1393

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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