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Position Open, Children’s RE Coordinator.

Umpqua Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Roseburg, Oregon
July 15, 2018

Title: Coordinator of Children’s
Religious Education

Effective Date: September 2, 2018
Hours per Week/Year 3 hours/week/156 hours/year

Salary: $25.00/hour to be paid monthly

Specific Schedule
Requirements: 2 hours/week Sundays from 10:00-12:00
plus 1 hour of preparation work
Reports to: Board of Trustees and Board Liaison

Essential Functions:
Within limits set by Congregational Bylaws and Board Policies, this
person will fulfill the following responsibilities:

Job Summary:
Goal:
The UUUC Children’s Religious Education Coordinator will provide an age appropriate program that addresses the UU principles and to have activities that allow the children to feel like an integral part of the UUU community.

Responsibilities:
1. Review and obtain developmentally appropriate UU curriculum / UU materials
as a resource such as the UUA website.
2. Oversee the Sunday morning religious education (RE) program for children.
3. Advocate for and publicize programming for children.
4. Create a Children’s RE committee with at least one parent of a participating
child and one other member of UUUC.
5. Recruit and support volunteer UUUC members and or RE
parents to participate in the children’s activities.
Duties:
1. Create a welcoming & nurturing leaning environment (including set-up and
clean-up).
2. Review selected curriculum materials & create additional materials when
needed.
3. Maintain resources, supplies and equipment.
4. Submit purchase orders to UUUC treasurer.
5. Present program goals & curriculum choices to UUUC Board at Sept 2018
meeting.
6. Maintain a list of children’s names with parent’s names & telephone numbers.
7. Keep a journal of observations of children’s uniqueness that may be observed
during Children’s RE sessions. Discuss any issues with Board liaison person.
8. Accompany children upstairs to supervise them after services for refreshments.
9. Arrive at church by 10:15 am and stay until 12:15 pm.
10. Encourage students to participate in the FISH food collection.
11. Have a procedure for welcoming new students.
12. Have a working knowledge of behavior management skills.
Competencies:
1. Has a working knowledge or willingness to gain knowledge of the Unitarian
Universalist curriculum resources.
2. Has experience working with preschool and/or grade school age children.
3. Has familiarity or willingness to acquire knowledge of the UU principles.
4. Has the skills to work collaboratively and communicate with the Board, parents,
volunteers and children.
5. Has the ability to handle diverse opinions and/or seek input from Children’s RE

liaison.
Contact and sent resume to:
Umpqua Unitarian Universlist Congregation
P.O. Box 2106
Roseburg, Oregon, 97470
<umpquauu@mydfn.net>
541-672-2250
Office Hours:
Tuesday-Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm

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