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Position Announcement: Field Officer – Africa Ministries Office

Friends United Meeting (FUM) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Field Officer. This full-time, Kisumu, Kenya-based staff person will receive a competitive salary, including benefits.

A successful applicant for this position will possess:

 Passionate understanding for and practical experience in holistic mission work
 Cultural competence and humility
 Willingness and ability to relocate to Kisumu Kenya and to travel extensively throughout East Africa
 Experience in fiscal management and budget preparation
 Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
 Excellent oral and written communication ability
 Capacity to listen to and work well with others
 Growing Christian faith and understanding of/alignment with Friends faith and practice
 Fundraising ability, including raising project funds as well as raising own salary, benefits and expenses

Resumes, along with a letter of interest, may be emailed to:

Eden Grace, FUM Global Ministries Director

Information through regular mail also be sent to her at:

101 Quaker Hill Drive
Richmond, IN 47374

A complete job description is available on the FUM website or by contacting the FUM office at or (765) 962-7573. Applications will be received through August 1, 2013. Contacts with finalists and interviews will be scheduled after the close date. Start date is negotiable and will depend, in part, on when personal support is sufficiently raised.

Friends United Meeting is a Christian association of over 30 Yearly Meetings and smaller Quaker groups that consult and work together for shared purposes.

FUM Purpose Statement:

“Friends United Meeting commits itself to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved and obeyed as Teacher and Lord.”

FUM Leading Priorities:
 Global Partnership
 Communication
 Leadership and Resource Development
 Evangelism