The UUFH is seeking a part-time Religious Education Coordinator, with an August/September 2020 start, to help plan and administer a comprehensive program that nurtures the spiritual and religious growth of our children and youth. Salary range is $20-22,000, 20 hours per week,
reporting to the minister. Experience: Two years in the administration of a UU religious education program or its equivalent. Please send a letter of interest, with resume, to Lisa Juretschko, firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of groups that have been/are marginalized are especially encouraged to apply. A more detailed job description follows.
EDUCATION COORDINATOR POSITION
Title: Religious Education Coordinator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Minister
Hours: Part-time, 20 hours/week
Start Date: August/September 2020
Coordinates the Religious Education program of the UUFH, including planning and administering a comprehensive program that nurtures the spiritual and religious growth of children and youth. Recruits, trains, and supports volunteers to lead.
Organization and Planning: Organizes people and materials to accomplish concurrent goals and activities.
Vision and Purpose: Commitment to and/or knowledge of Unitarian Universalist principles
Trust and Integrity: Is trusted to keep confidences and adhere to personal and professional values that are congruent with the ministry of the Fellowship.
Interpersonal Relationships: Builds and maintains effective and constructive relationships using diplomacy and tact.
Conflict Management: Recognizes and resolves conflicts effectively, applying principles of active listening, collaboration, and equity.
Volunteer Development: Where possible, helps to identify talent and recruit capable people into roles that match their abilities. Communicates expectations clearly.
Communication and Presence: Easily engages in conversation with children, youth
Supports the selection of programming for children that encourages religious and spiritual
development and builds community, while encouraging children in their development
and acting on their values. Sets religious education calendar with minister and
RE Council. May support the RE Council in coordinating a family retreat.
Volunteer Recruitment and Administration:
Helps recruit and administer the volunteer religious education teachers and
others who work with children and youth. Conducts background checks on all
volunteers and ensures adherence with safe congregation policies.
Resource Management: Oversees the purchase and storage of
supplies for religious education programs. Oversees the maintenance of the Religious
Education Library. Manages the budget for religious education programming. Manages the Nursery staff.
Communication: Communicates regularly with parents and the larger congregation through the UUFH RE electronic newsletter as well as personal conversations and parent meetings, if
necessary. Reaches out to Religious Education families when children or youth are absent for two consecutive weeks. Provides monthly updates to the board, as requested.
Congregational Life: Assists in the integration of visiting and new families into the congregation, as able. Attends congregational events, as requested by the minister and agreed upon in advance at the beginning of each year.
Skills & Knowledge
· Ability to
- : Karen Mazzotta
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