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Title Description Service Term Ministry Team # of positions available Availabilitysort descending
Long Range Analysis Committee Member

A member of the Long Range Analysis Committee has the unique opportunity to develop a long-term perspective of the development of QUUF (over 5 to 15 years) for the purpose of trying to identify crucial growth questions that should permeate and guide long-range decisions by the Fellowship.  The member also has the opportunity to keep grounded in reality by researching, collecting and maintaining yearly data documenting the physical growth of the Fellowship.

3 years Growth and Enrichment Multiple Inactive
Long Range Analysis Committee Chair

This committee is currently on hiatus. (kg 11/19) The LRA committee chair is a full working member of the LRA committee (please see that service opportunity description) and also facilitates, guides and focuses the work of the members.  In addition, the chair may represent the committee at the leadership assembly and potentially may help present the findings of the committee to the Board and other relevant groups.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Inactive
Sunday Services Committee Member

Take part in making morning services a rewarding experience for the congregation.  Using a Leadership Team approach , individual members organize various aspects such as ushers, summer speakers and other components of the Sunday service.

1 year Growth and Enrichment 3 Inactive
Sunday Services Chair

The Sunday Services Committee maintains and enhances the content and quality of our Sunday Service.  The chair is the team leader for this committee’s “Leadership Team.”  The chair has the big-picture responsibility for the activities of others on the leadership team, for organizing meetings and for communication with QUUF Leadership and Staff.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Inactive
Music Program Committee Chair

The Music Program Committee supports the development and maintenance of an excellent and vibrant music program at QUUF. The Music Program Committee works closely with the choir director to support the music program of the Fellowship. The committee helps to schedule pianists, soloists and instrumentalists for the year, fostering music as part of our worship services. The chairperson guides the committee in its deliberations and decisions. 

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Inactive
Pledge Campaign- Fellowship Dinner Table Host

Organize a table of 8-10 members/friends for Pledge Campaign kickoff Fellowship Dinner in early March. Event is held annually at the Fairgrounds

Less than 3 months Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Inactive
Pledge Campaign- Fellowship Dinner Coordinator

Have fun organizing the annual potluck Fellowship Dinner that kicks off the annual Stewardship Pledge Campaign.

Less than 3 months Sustaining Our Organization 2 Inactive
Committee on Shared Ministry Member

Members provide advice and counsel to our ministers and, when requested by the Board of Trustees or deemed appropriate by the committee itself, give advice to the Board on how to better serve the spiritual health of the congregation as it strives to fulfill its mission.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 5 Inactive
Task forces for the interim

Governance taks force (3),  mission (5)

6-12 months Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Inactive
Women’s Retreat Planning Committee Chair

Will oversee the planning of the annual women’s retreat, held at Pilgrim Firs Conference and Retreat Center. Currently running as a team under Kate. kg 11/25/19.

3-6 months Growth and Enrichment 1 Inactive
Giving Tree Coordinator

Giving Tree Coordinator manages this short-term project which provides gifts for special needs children.

Less than 3 months Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Denominational Affairs Committee Chair

Lead the committee that works to publicize and promote the values and concerns of Unitarian Universalists beyond the Congregation walls.

3 years Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Youth Advisor

Youth Advisors work in a team with the Director of Family Ministry (DFM) to lead Sunday evening high school youth group.

1 year Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Filled
Giving Tree Theatre Fundraiser Coordinator

Oversee fundraising evening at the Key City Theatre in early December.

Less than 3 months Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Candle Care Steward

The Candle Care Steward cleans and restocks candles in the sanctuary.  

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Designated Offerings Chair

Lead this vital committee who purpose is to select local charitable nonprofits as Designated Offering recipients.

3 years Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Rummage Sale Chair

Make sure all the moving parts are in place for QUUF's one day Rummage Sale, held annually in September. 

2 years Sustaining Our Organization 1 Position Filled
Membership Committee Activities Coordinator

The Activities Coordinator works closely with the QUUF Staff Membership Coordinator to continue and/or initiate ways to enhance congregational life for our Members and Friends.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Endowments Committee member

The Endowments Committee solicits and manages the funds for the Endowments Fund of the fellowship.  This is an elected position voted on by the general membership of the congregation at the annual meeting.

3 years Sustaining Our Organization 1 Position Filled
Order-of-service Folder

Complete a nice, simple job preparing the Order of Service in the warm atmosphere of the QUUF office.

As needed Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Conversation Team Leader

Working with the Pathways to Service Coordinating Committee, support and facilitate a team of 15-18 “Conversationalists.”

2 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Administrative Advisory and IT (Information Technology) Committee Chair

If you enjoy problem solving, strategic thinking, and working behind the scenes with our wonderful staff, this is the place for you.  You do not need to be a tech genius, but you do need to be interested in information technology and how to use it to support the smooth running of the fellowship.  Working closely with the Congregational Administrator, the Admin/IT Committee chair oversees and coordinates a team of skilled volunteers who look after office technology, functioning and best practices

3 years Sustaining Our Organization 2 Position Filled
Membership Committee Orientation Coordinator

The Orientation Coordinator works closely with the QUUF staff Membership Coordinator in preparation of materials, making arrangements for and putting on “Belonging to QUUF” Orientations designed for potential new members.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Facilities Management Oversight Committee Chair

Lead a group that does the strategic and financial planning for our facilities and also manages specific projects related to our facilities here at QUUF.

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Aesthetics Committee Member

Join an existing group of people who love art and ensure the artistic spaces in the Fellowship are maintained.

1 year Growth and Enrichment Multiple Position Filled
Sundays and Beyond Convener

The Sundays and Beyond Convener calls and leads Council meetings as needed and acts as a liaison between the Council members (Sunday Services Committee, AHA, Buddhist Groups, Contemplative Services and Dances of International Peace).  The Convener facilitates problem solving and oversees joint projects, such as keeping the brochure updated.  The Convener attends Leadership Assemblies, relays helpful information to the members of the Council, prepares an annual report, and submits a budget if need be.  Periodic inquiries to the Council members are initiated by the Convener.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Filled
Aesthetics Committee Chair

Lead the group that enhances all the artistic spaces in our Fellowship.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Filled
Membership Committee Chair

Use your leadership skills in organizing, inspiring, encouraging, and working with an experienced and delightful committee whose purpose is to welcome, connect with and help engage QUUF members in congregational life.

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Common Read Coordinator of the Social Justice Council Steering Team

Lead the annual Social Justice Common Read program.

3-6 months Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Winter Shelter Meal Chair

Work with Shelter Partner Stakeholders and QUUF in the care, operation, and development of the Winter Shelter and organize and schedule volunteers to serve meals and to work as monitors. 

3 years Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Affinity Groups Coordinator

The Affinity Groups Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and organization of the QUUF Affinity Groups.

2 years Growth and Enrichment 2 Position Filled
Music Program Committee Member

The Music Program Committee supports the development and maintenance of an excellent and vibrant music program at QUUF. This committee works closely with the ministers and the choir director to support the music program of the Fellowship, fostering music as part of our worship services.

3 years 2 Position Filled
Kitchen Care Committee (Circle) Chair

Oversee KCC in its goals of promoting Fellowship enjoyment of all events involving QUUF kitchen use. The Kitchen Care Committee/Circle assures a clean, uncluttered, healthy and eco-friendly environment for food and drink preparation.

2 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 2 Position Filled
ALPS Co-chair

Facilitate teams which run the popular Adult Education Program.   Hold the big picture and oversee the running of the program, including visioning and budget.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 2 Position Filled
Safety and Risk Management Committee, Chairperson

Lead the Committee that worries for everyone else, evaluating the conditions of buildings and facilities and personal interactions in order to assure that QUUF is as safe and risk-free as possible  

3 years Sustaining Our Organization 1 Position Filled
Men's Retreat Chair

Coordinate the date, the site, and the activities of the annual fall Men’s Retreat.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Board of Trustees Member

The Board provides the general direction of the Fellowship and establishes policies and procedures for the operation of the Fellowship. 

3 years Board 5 Position Filled
Pathways to Service Team Leaders

The purpose of Pathways to Service is to foster a culture of service that allows all of us to grow spiritually, enhance our relationships with others, and pursue our passions. Pathway's Team Leaders oversee the program, which includes making sure accurate service opportunities are posted and/or updated in our data base; maintaining a team of conversationalists who converse with two members of the congregation each month; entering conversation results when needed, and holding monthly matching meetings to find roles where members may engage more deeply with QUUF.

 

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 2 Position Filled
Home Repair and Maintenence Corps Chair

Coordinates requests for help from members and friends of QUUF.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Pastoral Care Committee Member

Each  committee member commits to providing services that support our 1st UU principle: to promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and to uphold confidentiality as we serve. Members are expected to attend occasional meetings and participate in a team of choice.

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Filled
Pledge Campaign Event Coordinator

Develop the skit to communicate the pledge message at the March Fellowship Dinner.

Less than 3 months Sustaining Our Organization 1 Position Filled
Nominating Committee Member

The Committe identifies and engages interested and qualified QUUF members to serve as leaders in our fellowship. 

2 years Board 1 Position Filled
Pastoral Care Chair

Help serve QUUF members and friends in a direct and important way, providing meals, personal contact, socialization and emotional support when needed. 

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Pledge Campaign Committee Chair

The chair works with committee members to oversee the big picture of meeting the financial needs of the congregation. 

3 years Sustaining Our Organization 2 Position Filled
RE (Religious Education) Chair

Oversee and coordinate with the RE Committee as they execute their mission to: “To engage families with children in our UU community, by organizing special events, supporting the RE staff, and promoting a family perspective within QUUF.”

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Filled
Book Sale Coordinator

Coordinate the organization of and carrying out our annual book sale with the help of a planning committee and event volunteers. 

Less than 3 months Sustaining Our Organization 2 Position Filled
Personnel Committee Chair

Lead the committee that interfaces on issues of employment and supervision among the fellowship staff, the Board and congregation.

3 years Sustaining Our Organization 1 Position Filled
Green Sanctuary Committee Chair

Facilitate meetings and help promote the 7th UU principle to “respect the interconnected web of all existence of which we are a part”.  

3 years Social Justice 1 Position Filled
Green Sanctuary Committee Member

The Green Sanctuary Committee informs and educates the congregation about sustainability and the care of our environment through presentations as part of the formal service, and multiple programs and activities throughout the year. 

1 year Social Justice Multiple Position Open
Leader Habitat for Humanity action group

QUUF partners with Habitat for Humanity to help build affordable housing in east Jefferson county. This position acts as the liaison between QUUF and Habitat for Humanity and is part of the Social and Environmental Justice council..

2 years Social Justice 1 Position Open
Designated Offerings Committee Member

Help to recognize and select local charitable nonprofits as recipients of a Designated Offering.

1 year Social Justice Multiple Position Open
Rummage Sale Volunteer

Sign up and help make the annual Rummage Sale, held in September, successful. Help sort, price, work the day of the sale, help box up after, many jobs availalbe.

As needed Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Position Open
Personnel Committee member

Participate in the committee that deals with issues of employment and supervision among the fellowship staff, the Board, and the congregation.

3 years Sustaining Our Organization 4 Position Open
Social Justice Council Steering Team

Members coordinate the meetings and many activities of the Social Justice Council

3 years Social Justice Multiple Position Open
Choir member

A choir member performs a vital service to enhance the beauty of Sunday Services by singing in the QUUF choir. 

1 year Growth and Enrichment Multiple Position Open
Pathways: Strategic Communication Task ForceTeam Member

Members brainstorm, design, implement, and monitor tactics to achieve the goal of shifting the culture of QUUF with regards to service as part of the Pathways to Service initiative. This initiative seeks to make service an integral part of all members’ experience at QUUF by valuing it as an opportunity for meaningful experiences rather than simply as “volunteering.”

3-6 months Sustaining Our Organization 3 Position Open
Sunday Greeter Manager

The Sunday Greeter Manager schedules Greeters for each Sunday service, year round.  The Sunday Greeter Manager is a member of the Membership Committee.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Open
Membership Committee Member

The purposes of this committee are: to welcome visitors and promote new membership; to orient new members into the life of the congregation; and to enhance the retention of current members. The committee consists of a Chairperson appointed by the Board and from 6 to 10 members. The committee works closely with the Membership Coordinator and may support/assist the coordinator’s work

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 2 Position Open
Finance Committee Member

Joining the Finance Committee introduces you to a fun and collegial group of finance nerds who like to talk about money and policy. This is one of the key nuts-and-bolts administrative committees, and it is crucial to the effective and responsible functioning of the fellowship.

1 year Sustaining Our Organization 1 Position Open
Adult Learning Program Presentation Management

Two people can either work in tandem or one half year each to support instructors presenting QUUF Adult Learning Program (ALPS) courses.

2 years Growth and Enrichment 2 Position Open
Facilities Management Oversight Member

The FMOC is charged with overseeing the operation of the physical plant and grounds (including landscaping) of the Fellowship. This includes setting policies around maintenance, repair, equipment replacement, and planning project priorities.

2 years Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Position Open
Winter Shelter Cook & Server

Join a team of up to 5 to plan, purchase ingredients, cook, and serve a meal at the Winter Shelter. 

As needed Social Justice Multiple Position Open
IT Support, Office Workstation Specialist

Use your computer skills on your own time, working with a great team.  The focus of this position is to ensure reliable, useful, efficient desktop tools/environments for our ministers, office staff, and volunteers who sometimes work on site, i.e. by maintaining a reliable, standardized and up-to-date office computing environment that fully supports operational functions and workloads.  The Workstation Specialist works closely with the Network Specialist, Web Support providers, the Admin/IT Chair and the Congregational Administrator and/or Office Manager.

1 year Other 2 Position Open
Auction Leaders

Lead the team that oversees QUUF's largest fundraiser, held in November.

3-6 months Sustaining Our Organization 2 Position Open
Safety and Risk Management Committee, Member

Members help evaluate the conditions of buildings and facilities, and personal interaction in order to assure that QUUF is as safe and risk-free place as possible for the congregation of members, friends, and visitors. We worry for everyone else.

1 year Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Position Open
Men's Retreat Planning Team Member

Help Coordinate the date, the site, and the activities of the annual fall Men’s Retreat.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
Sunday Morning Greeter

While the Sunday Morning Greeters’ main purpose is to make our Visitors feel both welcome and comfortable, their presence in the foyer before services also enhances a general sense of welcome among all Members and Friends.

3-6 months Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
Performance Services Team Member

Performance Services Team members provide audio/visual support for Sunday Services and also for other meetings and functions which occur in the Sanctuary or Fellowship Hall.

2 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
Home Repair and Maintenence Corps Member

Help members and friends of QUUf with various home repair needs.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
QUUF Usher Coordinator

Working with around 30 usher volunteers to coordinate their service on Sunday mornings for both services and for special occasions. Participating in the Sunday Services Team with the minister.

3 years Other 1 Position Open
Covenant Groups Coordinator

Assist the minister in organizing and coordinating the QUUF Covenant Groups.

2 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Open
Sunday morning usher

Assist with preparing sanctuary for services, hand out orders of service, help folks find seats, and collect the offering at either 9:15 or 11:15 services.

As needed Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
RE Teacher

RE Teachers work in a team of three to lead Sunday morning religious education classes.

1 year Growth and Enrichment 5 Position Open
Coffee Hour Host

The coffee hour host creates a welcoming and community-building opportunity by setting up, laying out, and cleaning up coffee and tea before and after Sunday morning servces at the Fellowship.

As needed Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
OWL Teacher

OWL (Our Whole Lives) Teachers work in a team to teach sexuality education classes- levels include K-1, 5-6, and 8-9 grades.

1 year Growth and Enrichment 3 Position Open
Animal Action Group Member

QAA members advocate for the health and well being of all sentient creatures and their habitats.  

1 year Social Justice Multiple Position Open
Book Sale Volunteer

Help with a variety of tasks needed for the annual book sale and related activities before, during and/or and after the week of the sale.

Less than 3 months Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Position Open
Pledge Campaign Committee Member

Join a group committed to meeting the financial needs of the congregation.  

1 year Board Multiple Position Open
QUUF New Member Mentors

Become a mentor to our newest QUUF members. We are a large, active, quickly moving and growing fellowship and it is often overwhelming to new people. The purpose of the mentoring program is to make sure new members feel supported, included and warmly welcomed.

6-12 months Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care Multiple Position Open
W.A.V.E. Food Drive Coordinator for QUUF

The W.A.V.E. Food Drive is a county wide project administered by the Jefferson County Ministerial Association. The QUUF Coordinator promotes and manages food collection at QUUF.

Less than 3 months Social Justice 1 Position Open
Pathways to Service Conversationalist

Join the Pathways to Service Conversation Team and have interesting, enjoyable one-on-one conversations with members of the congregation. 

1 year Growth and Enrichment Multiple Position Open
Sunday Coffee Hour Coordinator

The Coffee Hour Coordinator oversees volunteers and kitchen supplies to ensure and enjoyable coffee hour.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Open
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