Young Adults

Aged 18-30 ?


Are you interested in working for peace? There are a number of opportunities available from short term opportunities through to longer term commitments. More information at our peace work pages. If you are thinking about an internship there is more information on our internship pages.

Quaker Voluntary Service in the USA offers a year-long fellowship to young adults (21-30) to live communally, work full time at social service and social change agencies, and explore themes of spiritual and personal growth with local Quakers.

Events and courses 

Young Friends General Meeting, Young Adults at Woodbrooke and Quaker Chaplains provide opportunities for this age group.
Young Friends’ General Meeting, is a national group for Young Adult Quakers aged between 18 and 30-ish in the UK, although YFGM welcome people from beyond the UK to their gatherings. 
Young adults at Yearly Meeting Gathering is for young adult Friends aged 18-30ish who are going to be at Yearly Meeting Gathering. This a way of attending the event and linking up with people your age as well as being a space to share thoughts about Yearly Meeting Gathering and to suggest places to meet up etc. This is organised by Woodbrooke, and the contact is Michael Eccles 
Young Adults at Woodbrooke There are many opportunities for Young Adults at Woodbrooke aged 18-30.  Woodbrooke now offer a number of courses specifically for Young Friends and a Young Adult Leadership Programme as part of their education programme.  You can subscribe to the mailing list on this page to recieve their bi-monthly newsletter with items of particular interest to young adults.


Quaker college and university chaplains work in a wide variety of colleges and universities around the country. They offer pastoral support and provide a visible Quaker presence within the organisation. They also serve as a point of contact and support for Young Friends going away to college or university. They are available to students who have just heard about Quakerism and would like to know more. More information available from the Chaplaincy Support Officer 
Email: or Tel: 020 7663 1143  


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