UUCA is an active community with many programs, groups, and activities for people to be a part of.
- Adult Religious Exploration
- Covenant Groups
- Music & the Arts
- Pastoral Care
- Spirit In Service
Are You Our Next Fun and Fellowship Coordinator?
Position Title: Fun and Fellowship Coordinator
Position Type: Volunteer (part-time, 10-15 hours a week)
Position Purpose: The Fun and Fellowship Coordinator works with the Associate Minister to develop, recruit leadership for, and coordinate programs and activities that strengthen UUCA’s social bonds and general morale.
Reports to: Associate Minister
Duties and Accountabilities: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. However, these statements are not exhaustive and cannot anticipate all possible duties and requirements which may arise in the course of things.
Develop Fun and Fellowship Ideas
- Work with the Associate Minister in assessing UUCA’s fun and fellowship needs, and develop viable ideas for programming. These events may or may not be fundraisers.
Lead Some Activities; Recruit Volunteers for Others
- Organize and lead some fun and fellowship activities (this includes ample and effective marketing of the activities in the UUCA community)
- Recruit and support volunteers (individuals or groups) to organize and lead other activities (which could include the following: Dinners for Nine, Annual Picnic, All Church All Family Cookout, All Church Retreat, Chili Fest, Anniversary/Birthday potluck lunches after services, game night, softball league, Halloween Dance, pancake breakfasts, coffee house, No Talent Talent Show, and on and on…)
Be a Participating Member of the UUCA Staff
- Attend Staff meetings and participate in other staff events
- Adhere to the UUCA Staff Covenant
- Be aware of key policies and procedures (including UUCA’s Fundraising Policy)
- Function as the staff liaison to fun and fellowship activities, as directed by the Associate Minister
Evaluation: Performance evaluation will be conducted by the Associate Minister on an annual basis, and continuance in the position will depend on a positive evaluation.
Qualifications: Ability to be a visible, warm, and energetic presence in the congregation; able to speak effectively in public; excellent oral and written communication skills; collaborative, team-building management style; creative problem solving skills; ability to work effectively with volunteer boards and committees; ability to recruit and support an active network of volunteers; tactful and mature with a good sense of humor; and desire to be sensitive to the fulfillment of a mission within a faith community.
Other Requirements: Ability to provide one’s own reliable transportation to and from UUCA events; Ability to work evenings and weekends, if necessary.
Next Steps: To apply for this position, send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Jane Thickstun at email@example.com. The successful candidate will join the UUCA staff team as a much appreciated volunteer.