Supports the contributions which young people make to Quaker life and facilitates the work of our Children and JYF coordinator.
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Children & Junior Young Friends Committee
The role of the AYM Children and JYF's Committee is to oversee and support the Children and JYF coordinators to:
- Bring children and JYFs into the centre of our Quaker life and community.
- Assist Friends who are planning Quaker events, especially Yearly Meeting and other business meetings, to ensure that Children and JYFs are at the centre of our Quaker life.
- Encourage all Friends to engage with Quaker childen and JYFs.
- Support parents, carers, children and JYFs in all regional and local meetings or wherever Quakers meet, through the Regional Meeting children's coordinators.
Welcome to the Children & JYF Committee page.
The Children & JYF Co-ordinator position is currently being advertised, as Wilma will be laying down the role in July 2019. We would like to thank Wilma for her ministry with Children and Young People in this role since 2016.
AYM have recently sought Expressions of Interest from committed Quakers to take on the Children and JYF Coordinator role, to coordinate activities and resources related to Children and Junior Young Friends' (from birth to 17 years of age) worship and spirituality, in local and Regional Meetings, gatherings and Yearly meeting. See the position description attached below. An announcement as to the new coordinators will be made soon.
Our members are Lisa Wriley (NSWRM), Alex Brosnan (YF-TRM), Josh Crane (JYF-VRM) and Miriam Hope (JYF-VRM and Gina Price (WARM)). To learn more about who we are please click on the link to "Committee members".