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Youth Program adjunct - 8th grade:First Universalist Church of Minneapolis

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Youth Program adjunct - 8th grade

First Universalist Church of Minneapolis

 

Organization Summary:

First Universalist Church is a growing, vibrant community with over 1,000 adult members and over 500 children and youth enrolled in Religious Education. Our liberal religious tradition welcomes people with diverse beliefs in a spirit of mutual respect and good will. We gather to encourage one another to spiritual growth, to share life’s journey, and to work together for racial, social, and environmental justice.
 
Job location: Twin Cities Metro
Activity Area: Arts, Culture and Humanities
Job Category: Program Management
Closing Date: open until filled
Employment Type: Part Time
income: $15/hour
Hours: 6-8 hours/week, primarily Sunday morning 
 

Primary tasks:

 
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Prepare materials and assist in creation of 8th grade curriculum and events calendar, using curriculum which is primarily focused on sexuality, relationships, and racial/social/gender justice (search "Our Whole Lives" curriculum online for more information). Create safe and welcoming space in youth classrooms. Support volunteer youth advisors. Coordinate and supervise overnights and other special youth events, ensuring parents, youth and chaperones understand and follow church policies, safety protocols, and ground rules. Perform data entry, purchasing, organization, communications and other tasks for the program.
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND tasks:
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Be available on Sunday mornings to assist and greet youth, families, and volunteers
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Communicate verbally and in writing with staff, volunteers, youth and adult congregants
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Assist with the set-up and clean-up of 8th grade classroom on Sundays
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Serve as a teacher in youth classes, as needed
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Assist with preparation and staffing of OWL youth events
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Attend scheduled meetings with CYFM staff and managers
 

practice:

 
POSITION Requirements:
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practice in working with or teaching youth
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practice and training in sexuality education preferred
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Strong administrative, computer, organizational and interpersonal expertise
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Strong initiative and capability to follow-through with multiple tasks
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Both a good team member and a self-directed worker
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Warm and welcoming to youth and adults
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Commitment to religious education and availability to lgain about Unitarian Universalism
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High school diploma/GED and some college preferred
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Must meet background check criteria
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Must have reliable transportation, especially on Sunday mornings
CORE COMPETENCIES:
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Respectful of Unitarian Universalist principles
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knowledge of the diversity of the church community including age, gender, sexual orientation, race, creed, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status and discapability
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capability to maintain good boundaries with coworkers, managers, and congregants
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capability to communicate effectively and respectfully
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Must demonstrate compassion and care for others, and communicate genuine, accurate empathy with others’ joys and pains
 
 

Application Process:

 
First Universalist Church values its employees and works to create a positive, friendly, compensateing work environment for all. We are committed to fostering a racially and culturally diverse staff. Compensation is $15 per hour. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Lauren Wyeth, Director of Children, Youth & Family Ministries at E-Mail: lauren@firstuniv.org.

 
 

Skills:

Job Category: Other [ View All Other Jobs ]
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Employment type:
Salary: Unspecified
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Minnesota
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 09/26/2018 / Viewed 58 times
Contact Information
Company: First Universalist Church of Minneapolis
Contact Email: lauren@firstuniv.org


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