Inclusion and Belonging Coordinator

Community Engagement Team · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department Community Engagement Team
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $45,000 - $50,000

Inclusion and Belonging Coordinator 


Full Time $45,000 - $50,000 Annually/35 Hours Per Week 


Position Summary:  The Inclusion and Belonging Coordinator plays three interconnected roles. The coordinator supports young adult Friends engagement, creating and maintaining a multitude of paths of connection that create a thriving and generative experience.  The coordinator collaboratively supports the development of practices and structures that are welcoming and inclusive with a primary focus on young adults. Thirdly, the coordinator facilitates an interdependent community by serving as the primary point of contact for local Quaker communities who seek various types of support, including but not limited to pastoral care and crisis response triage.  


Applicants should send a cover letter and a resume to Oskar Castro, Director of HR & Inclusion — by December 6, 2021. 


Key Responsibilities: 


Collaboratively connect and engage young adults with each other and with the yearly meeting community, and develop ways for young adults to find meaningful service in the community. This includes opportunities for professional growth and networking, maintaining connections with young adults not otherwise involved in PYM activities, and connecting young adults to appropriate resources to support their ministries.  


Support the community of young adults who gather at retreats and provide logistics and program support for the retreats as needed. 


Collaborate with the community of young adults and others towards structural and cultural change for a more equitable and just community 


Provide consultation support for monthly meetings, quarterly meetings, and other local Quaker community in their work to become ever more inclusive and welcoming.  


Provide support for increasing the yearly meeting’s capacity to be a place where everyone belongs.  


Serve on the PYM Staff DEI Committee and work closely with the Director of HR & Inclusion on relevant anti-racism and DEI projects. 


Provide a single point of contact to respond to meetings’ and groups’ requests for consultation and support; collaborate with staff and volunteers to respond to inquiries; Coordinate the Resource Friends (Volunteers) Program; ensure recruitment, training, and maintenance of Resources Friends so they are ready to be of service.  


Ensure that pastoral care and mental wellness support is provided to individuals, families, monthly meetings, quarterly meetings, and other local Quaker communities. The Coordinator works with other staff and Resource Friends to make this happen and may not typically provide it themselves, depending on their gifts and skills.    


Maintains expenses within appropriate program budgets.  


Attends and supports Continuing and Annual Sessions.  


Functions as an integral member of the Program and Religious Life team; contributes to team goals; implements the work and the tasks of the position with an intention to manifest the Spirit; attends to the importance of fun, fellowship, worship, learning and service in carrying out the work; ensures that day to day activities are always a means of attending to the meaning, purpose and goal of the work. 


Other duties as assigned. 


Accountability, Annual Review: This position reports to the Associate Secretary for Program and Religious Life, who will conduct an annual review.  




  • An active Friend or extensive experience with Friends’ meetings; knowledge of Quaker principles and practice 
  • Two or more years’ experience with community organizing, social services, facilitation or related field.  
  • Two or more years’ experience with program design and implementation. 
  • Has experience working for racial equity and integrating their understanding of key racial equity concepts into work projects and interactions by addressing them structurally within the context of job responsibilities and projects.   
  • Has demonstrated an ability to effectively manage across difference. 
  • Committed to deepening their own racial justice work and to the PYM staff vision to become an anti-racist, inclusive and equitable organization. 
  • Excellent organizational skills including record keeping 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes weekend and evening work 
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point and web posting 
  • Valid driver’s license  
  • Pass a criminal and child abuse background check, per PYM requirement for those working with vulnerable populations 


Revised 11/15/2021 


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. 

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  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Community Engagement Team
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $45,000 - $50,000