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Job Description: Youth Program Leader

Central Philadelphia Meeting Youth Religious Education Committee

The Youth Religious Education Committee of CPMM seeks to contract with a Quaker to serve as the Youth Program Leader for our meeting. S/he/they will prepare and teach a First Day School curriculum to youth ages 5 to 12., using Quaker values as the foundation. S/he/they will create a safe and engaging environment that will nurture children’s spiritual lives, allow them to experience community, and encourage them to keep coming back to meeting.

Qualities Sought:

  1. A love and respect for young people including those with diverse needs.
  2. A presence that children are drawn to.
  3. An ability to easily connect social issues to Quakerism.
  4. Experience in creating and delivering educational programming for young people ages 5 to 12
  5. Ability to work with volunteers, including YREC committee members, parents and others.


  1. Create curriculum for elementary aged children.
  2. Attend YREC committee meetings first Sunday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
  3. Prepare and lead programs for children from 11a.m. to 12 p.m.  twice a month.
  4. Facilitate shared music.
  5. Be a liaison to other relevant committees of the Meeting and PYM

This is a contract position, and CPMM will pay $22 an hour for itemized work done from September 2023 through June 2024. CPMM will not assume any responsibility for withholding estimated taxes, and the contractor will be responsible for all taxes incident to this contract.

Time and hours:                                                                                                                                                                             

  We estimate that the youth program leader (YPL) will work approximately 10 hours per month. The YPL will let the clerk of YREC know their hours at the end of each month. The clerk will then request a check from the Meeting Secretary. The Youth Program leader will report to the clerk of YREC. Either party can terminate at any time with due notice appreciated.

Applicants for this position must be 18 years of age or older, and must complete a child abuse clearance check before being hired.


Please send cover letters and resumes to: or mail to: YREC (Youth Religious Ed. Committee) of CPMM, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia PA 19102.