Sunday Learning Coordinator – Part Time

Purpose of the Position: To anchor the Sunday morning in-person experience for children, youth, and their families at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango 

  • This is a six to eight (6-8) hours per week position

Responsibilities:

  • Be at the Fellowship from about 9 am to 12 noon on Sunday morning (other hours can be worked on Sunday or spread out during the week, as mutually agreed upon) as lead on site teacher
  • Perform and coordinate light set up and clean up tasks
  • Brainstorm, research, learn, and prepare flexible activities for small groups of children (attendance varies from week to week) that teach about social justice, ethical living, friendship, anti-racism, gender equity, spiritual practice, care for the earth, connection to others, and similar values
  • Welcome newcomers (and returners) and help integrate them 
  • Purchase, collect, maintain, and prepare supplies
  • Attend to various administrative tasks, including checking and responding to email or other communication at least once every 24 hours
  • Work with other staff and volunteers, including informally and collaboratively supervise other adults as they work with children and youth
  • Assess ongoing safety needs or concerns as they arise, and be proactive in helping to seek solutions
  • Help nurture a collaborative and kind atmosphere where young people are celebrated, connected to each other and the greater community, and encouraged to grow spiritually

Qualifications:

  • Enjoys working with people and especially likes young people!
  • Takes initiative
  • Communicates well
  • Ideally, some paid or volunteer experience working with children and/or youth in a structured setting
  • Ability to pass simple criminal background check (to be administered annually)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legally able to work
  • For the right person and with a good mutual fit, there is future growth potential!

Responsible to:

  • This position reports to the Family Ministry Coordinator

How to apply: 

  • Send resume and cover letter to information@durangouu.org with “Sunday Learning Coordinator position” in the subject line; inquiries welcome  
  • Open until filled 
  • Compensation is $20-25 per hour depending on experience and other factors  
  • The UU Fellowship of Durango is an equal opportunity employer. We are a liberal religious spiritual community that values a diversity of backgrounds, identities, and life paths. Please make sure you’ve checked us out at www.durangouu.org and can commit to welcoming people of all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities, abilities, and general practices of thoughtful inclusivity.