Administrative Secretary - Friends Meeting of Washington

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $20,000
Maximum: $22,500



Start Date


Application Deadline



2111 Florida Avenue Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


Friends Meeting of Washington (FMW) announces a new half-time Administrative Secretary position for its Washington, D.C. office, beginning mid to late September, 2018. This position is responsible for: providing assistance and office support for the Meeting’s committees, assisting the activities of weekly Meeting for Worship and monthly Meeting for Business, supporting the Meeting’s communications and publications, and providing assistance to visitors and the wider community regarding FMW and Quakerism. In these capacities the Administrative Secretary will work closely with a new Event Manager position to arrange for the use of FMW buildings and facilities and manage the Meeting’s office.

Applicants for this position should have demonstrated experience and competence in office practices and management procedures and possess excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills. She/he should also understand Quaker practice and procedure, manner of conducting business, and FMW’s relationships to the wide range of Friends' organizations.

A full job description is posted at the FMW website: .


Benefits include salary supplements to offset the cost of health and dental insurance premiums, matching contributions to a retirement plan, Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment Insurance, and Worker Compensation contributions, 6 annual leave days per year, accruable to 21 days, 6 sick days per year, accruable to 63 days, and nine paid holidays per year.

Level of Language Proficiency

English language proficiency required; proficiency in other languages is welcome but not a requirement.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a cover letter and resume with the names and contact information for three references to: Bill Strein, Clerk of the Personnel Committee. Applications materials should be sent via e-mail attachment to: . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but review of completed applications will begin on August 7, 2018.

Persons of color and LGBTQIA individuals are encouraged to apply.