Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, Maryland

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We are currently seeking to fill the following position(s):

[Religious Education Assistant & Youth Coordinator]

[Technology & Communications Assistant]

[Building Sexton]


Religious Education Assistant & Youth Coordinator

We are seeking a Religious Education Assistant/Youth Coordinator who is enthusiastic, organized, and detail-oriented to enhance the robust Religious Education program at UUCR. Come join a warm and welcoming community committed to helping children, youth, and families find the joy of connection, belonging, and growing in the eight UU Principles. We seek a strong candidate with experience working collaboratively with colleagues, as well as children and volunteers of all ages, and a desire to connect families with our vibrant community at UUCR. Strong candidates will have excellent communication, organization, and outreach skills, as well as a deep understanding of MS Office Suite, Google Workspace, and social media platforms. Flexibility, reliability, friendliness, and the ability to work on a team are key to the role. A liberal religious perspective is essential in our ministry to children and youth. Knowledge and experience of Unitarian Universalism is a plus. This position is based out of UUCR in Rockville, MD, with flexible hours and opportunities for telework.

Requirements
  • Strong capabilities with MS Office Suite, Google and various social media applications
  • Excellent verbal, written, and social media communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Collaborative working style
  • Approach position with integrity and responsibility
  • Must pass FBI and Maryland criminal and sex offender background checks
  • Age 25 or over (in accordance with the congregation’s safety policy)
Desired Qualities
  • Experience working with youth of all ages
  • Experience in a childcare or educational environment
  • Experience in small, non-profit or religious organization office environment
  • Experience with a volunteer-based organization
  • Ability to positively collaborate with a team to further develop our congregation’s religious education program
  • Engage in positive interactions with youth, families, volunteers, and colleagues
  • Outgoing, friendly, flexible, and reliable
  • Organized and able to multitask
General Schedule
This is a part-time position with 20 hours/week. Working from home may be negotiated for many work hours, with at least 5 office hours per week at the UUCR Religious Education office, and 3 Sunday mornings per month on site. Occasional evening and Saturday hours may be required.
 
Pay 
$20.00 per hour, Personal Time Off, access to health and retirement benefits.
 
 
 
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by email to Carla Miller, Director of Religious Education, cmiller@uucr.org.

UUCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please.  
 
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Technology & Communications Assistant

Our congregation’s Technology & Communications Assistant will support the virtual ministry of UUCR by working with our nurturing and supportive staff to make the congregation’s mission real in the world by working toward our shared goals of spiritual development, spiritual practice, and justice-making. 
 
The Technology & Communications Assistant may work off-site/remotely for the foreseeable future, to include attending weekly staff meeting, unless it is necessary to be on-site to complete a task. Worship support will require Sunday hours; other meetings will require evening or Saturday hours.
 
We encourage all applicants, especially those from members of traditionally marginalized communities, such as LGBTQ+, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color), neurodiverse people, and people with disabilities. We welcome applications from those whose skills and talents for this work are not reflected in a traditional educational or career path.
 
Overall Job Responsibilities
 
  1. Technical support for major online activities of the congregation (virtual services, community meetings, website maintenance, social media) as well as database maintenance.
  2. Communications support including the congregation’s social media presence, newsletters, and marketing media.
 
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by email to Adrian Graham, Director of Communications & Membership, agraham@uucr.org.

UUCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please.
 

Building Sexton

UUCR is looking for a part time Building Sexton for every Sunday and also for occasional rental events.  This is a weekly, 8 hour Sunday position, from 7:30 am until approximately 3:30 pm providing facilities support for our Sunday programs.  Additional working hours are available by providing facility support for renters and rental events on a periodic, as needed basis for additional compensation.

Primary Job Duties

  • Sunday Building Sexton:  opens and closes the church for worship and activities each Sunday, making sure walkways to the church are clear, heat/AC is turned on, doors are open, and rooms are set.  Cleans, removes trash, and restocks facilities between and after services.   Assist with AV & sound system set-up and connectivity.  Minor maintenance as needed (such as bulb replacements, plumbing clogs).  Also cleans up and re-sets tables and chairs in support of Sunday afternoon and evening events. General clean-up and maintenance of walkways, parking area, entrances.  Adjust light timers seasonally and for evening events.

  • Rental Building Sexton:  as necessary, opens and closes the church for rental events, making sure doors are unlocked, heat/AC is turned on, and bathrooms are stocked.  Greets renters and orients them to the facility.  Is present and available to respond to requests before and during the event.  This is primarily evening and weekend work, and is in addition to the standard 8 hours per week.

 
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and a summary of work history by email to Maxine McIntosh, Congregational Administrator, administrator@uucr.org

UUCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please.

 

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