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Committees and Volunteer Positions

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Committee Meeting

Join a committee to meet new friends and contribute to the life and development of the Meeting.  You can volunteer at any time.  Find a committee or task that interests you in the list below.  Contact the committee’s convener or another of its members if you would like to visit a committee meeting or learn more about current activities.

We actively recruit new volunteers and committee members in February-March to begin serving on May 1.

Current officers, committee members & volunteer assignments  (PDF)

Brief Descriptions of Committees  (listed in alphabetical order)

Building and Grounds Committee

The Building and Grounds Committee helps the Meeting make decisions regarding the building, furnishings, and grounds. It is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the Meetinghouse and grounds, and it arranges workdays for upkeep and improvement.  (Committee members nominated for 3-year terms.)  (Full description)

Fellowship Committee

IMG_0708.JPGThe Fellowship Committee plans and coordinates all social and fellowship events of the Meeting, such as fellowship after meeting and potlucks for special occasions.  (Full description)

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee responds to inquiries from Business Meeting and advises the Treasurer on policy and bookkeeping issues and questions that may come up as the Treasurer seeks to fulfill his/her duties. The Committee may also take on special projects to assist the Treasurer, as requested.  (Full description)

Friend at the Door

The Friend at the Door greets everyone as they enter the Meeting house for Sunday Meeting for Worship, helps to welcome and orient newcomers, and helps in the foyer during the first 15 minutes of Meeting. Volunteers usually, but not always, fill this role for a month.  (Greeter role and Coordinator role)

Grief and Bereavement Committee

The Grief and Bereavement Committee offers support and assistance to any Meeting member or attender who is suffering from the loss of a loved one. Committee members may ask the help of those in the community who are close to the bereaved person or qualified in other ways. The committee also arranges memorial services for members or attenders who have died, helping to organize a reception following the service if that is desired by the family.  (Full description)

Higher Education Scholarship Committee

The Higher Education Scholarship Committee seeks to provide scholarship assistance for children and adults who are members or regular attenders of Meeting, or their children, and pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university.  The committee administers a permanent fund, solicits applications, evaluates requests, and chooses recipients. (Full description)

Indigenous Peoples' Concerns (IPC) Committee

Paula receiving Peace PrizeThe Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns Committee (click here to go to webpage)  seeks to increase our understanding and appreciation of Indigenous peoples, to learn from them and their cultures, and to support them in exercising their rights and achieving their goals, as way opens.

Library Committee

The Library Committee works to provide an inviting, organized, easily accessible space for browsing, reading, and selecting materials.  The committee orders books, periodicals, videos, and audiocassettes and adds them to our collection.  (Full description)

Ministry and Worship Committee

The Ministry and Worship Committee watches over the spiritual life of the Meeting by nurturing the Meetings for Worship, including First Day, Business, Marriage or Memorial Meetings. The committee endeavors to strengthen the spiritual life of the Meeting and deepen the spiritual life of individuals within the Meeting community. (Nominated for 3-year terms, must be Meeting members.) (Full description)

Miscellany Mailing Committee

The Miscellany Mailing Committee meets monthly, usually on a weekday, to assemble, staple, and mail the Boulder Meeting newsletter, the Miscellany(Full description)

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee names persons to fill the operating positions in the Meeting, provides descriptions of committees and other positions so members and attenders can sign up where they are called to serve, and undertakes other assignments as the Meeting directs. (Committee members nominated for 3-year terms.)  (Full description)

Oversight and Membership Committee

The Oversight and Membership Committee oversees care of the membership and the corporate life of the Meeting. Its concern is primarily with the well being of the Meeting’s individual members and their connection with the Meeting. (Nominated for 3-year terms, must be Meeting members.)  (Full description)

Peace and Social Justice (PSJ) Committee

The Peace and Social Justice Committee helps Boulder Meeting fulfill our responsibilities to the Peace Testimony and for social, economic and environmental justice.  (Full description)

Program Committee

The Program Committee coordinates presentations that share with our community the relevant activities and concerns of our members and attenders.  Presentations include spiritual journeys, religious education or insights, and issues concerning social justice, conflict resolution, environmental protection, and other topics of interest or enjoyment.  (Full description)

Quaker Activity Assistance Committee

The Quaker Activity Assistance Committee provides financial assistance to enable members and attenders to participate in Quaker sponsored events.  We focus on regional, state and local Quaker gatherings including IMYM, Colorado Regional, and Quaker Women’s Retreat.  (Committee members nominated for 3-year terms.)  (Full description)

Religious Education Committee

The Religious Education Committee facilitates the education of the children in Quaker faith and involves families in the life of Boulder Meeting.  It oversees First Day School and other programs for the school-aged children.  Childcare is offered during meetings of the REC.  (Note: Committee membership is not necessary to teach or to assist.)  (Full description)

Service Committee

The Service Committee helps the Meeting identify and respond to service needs both within the Meeting and in the Boulder community at large.  Service may include arranging rides for Friends, recruiting volunteers to help with social safety net organizations and funding for organizations serving clients who are hungry and need shelter.  (Full description)

Web Committee

The Web Committee manages our website,, and its Zoom account, keeping them up-to-date, relevant, and useful. It publicizes Meeting activities and outreach, features information about Quakers and our Meeting, and offers opportunities to exchange ideas. Our Zoom account provides online video conference capabilities for groups in the Meeting. (Full description)

Recent committee activities are described in our Annual Report

Descriptions of individual volunteer positions are being updated.  (Former descriptions are available at  Job Descriptions for Committees and Volunteer Positions.)

Friends Committee on National Legislation(FCNL)