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Title Description Service Term Ministry Team # of positions available Availabilitysort descending
Nominating Commmittee Member

To be a part of the small group of individuals who identify and engage interested and qualified members to serve as leaders in our fellowship. Members are nominated for a position on this committee and approved by the membership at the annual meeting.

3 years Board 1 Position Filled
Cares and Concerns Chair

This committee offers a unique opportunity to serve QUUF members and friends in a direct and important way, providing meals, personal contact, socialization and emotional support when needed. The chairperson works closely with our ministers to ensure needs are recognized and met and held confidential, and provides the infrastructure to allow the committee to function.

3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Book Sale Coordinator The Book Sale Coordinator leads the organization of and carrying out our annual book sale with the help of a planning committee and event volunteers. Two people could share this role. Less than 3 months Stewardship 2 Position Filled
Personnel Committee Chair

Purpose: To provide an effective interface on issues of employment and supervision among the fellowship staff, the Board and the members of the congregation

3 years Stewardship 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 1 Position Filled
Denominational Affairs Committee Chair

The Chair and this Committee are the liaison between the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and the Pacific Northwest Discrict (PNWD), working to publicize and promote the values and concerns of Unitarian Universalists beyond the Congregation walls.

3 years Justice and Outreach 1 Position Filled
Long Range Planning Committee Member

A member of the Long Range Planning Committee has a unique opportunity to help research, track and guide the needs of the fellowship while assisting in the construction of various models for the future evolution of QUUF.

3 years Growth and Enrichment Multiple Position Filled
Long Range Planning Committee Chair

The Long Range Planning Committee identifies questions vital to planning for QUUF’s future. The chair oversees the creation and/or maintenance of Excel files that document yearly data useful for long range planning.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Filled
Rummage Sale Chair

The chair makes sure all the moving parts are in place for QUUF's one day Rummage Sale, held annually in September. It includes some preplanning, lining up volunteers, working the week prior to the sale, and being the one in charge on the day of the sale.

2 years Stewardship 1 Position Filled
Candle Care Steward

Candles in the sanctuary provide an opportunity for members, friends, and visitors to recognize or sanctify memories or emotions that are deeply personal and unspoken.  The Candle Care Steward cleans and restocks candles in the sanctuary.  Time committment is 6-8 hours a week.

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 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
Social Justice Council Steering Team

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

3 years Justice and Outreach Multiple Position Filled
Membership Committee Chair If you are drawn to using your leadership skills 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, the fulfilling responsibility of chairing the Membership Committee is just the opportunity for you! 3 years Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Aesthetics Committee Chair

The Aesthetics Committee is responsible for the spaces designated "artistic" in the Fellowship. The chair organizes and facilitates quarterly meetings, provides communications, oversee activities of the committee, maintains records, and attends other congregational meetings as needed.

3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Filled
Winter Shelter Meal Chair The Coordinator works with Shelter Partner Stakeholders (Community Outreach Action Shelter Team (COAST), the American Le-gion, OlyCAP, and their religious organization (QUUF)) in the care, operation, and development of the Winter Shelter. The Coordina-tor organizes and schedules volunteers to serve meals and to work as monitors, facilitates communication among volunteers and mem-ber organizations, embodies the philosophy of hospitality as outlined by COAST, and acts as a leader within QUUF to ensure that all volunteer services are provided with respect and courtesy. 3 years Justice and Outreach 1 Position Filled
Music Program Member to support the development and maintenance of an excellent and vibrant music program at QUUjD 3 years Growth and Enrichment 4 Position Filled
Auction Leaders Lead the team that oversees QUUF's largest fundraiser, held in November. 3-6 months Stewardship 3 Position Filled
Men's Retreat Chair Coordinates the date, the site, and the activities of the annual fall Men’s Retreat. 1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
Music Program Chair Supports and assists the Ministers, speakers, choir director and musicians as needed to enhance the services at QUUF. 3 years Growth and Enrichment 1 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
Member of Board of Trustees

The Board provides the general direction of the Fellowship and establishes policies and procedures for the operation of the Fellowship. In the name of the Fellowship the Board receives and holds all real and personal property acquired by the Fellowship

3 years Board 5 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 Open
Covenant Groups Coordinator The Covenant Group Coordinator is responsible for the overall organization and coordination of the QUUF Covenant Groups. This is the minister’s role, but it’s possible that some functions can be delegated to volunteers. For example, in some congregations, the organizing of the Covenant Groups is done by volunteers. At present, a volunteer selects the quotations for the monthly agendas. 1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Open
Cares and Concerns Committee Member Each Cares and Concerns committee member commits to providing services that support our 1st UU principal: 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 Open
Book Sale Volunteer Book sale volunteers do a variety of tasks required to carry out the annual book sale and related activities before, during and/or and after the week of the sale. Less than 3 months Stewardship Multiple Position Open
RE (Religious Education) Chair The RE Chair is responsible for overseeing and coordinating 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 Open
Green Sanctuary Committee Chair Facilitate meetings of the Green Sanctuary Committee and work with the members to create ideas for promoting the 7th UU principle to “respect the interconnected web of all existence of which we are a part”. Work with staff, board liaisons, Social Justice Council, and the greater Jefferson County community to further the purpose of the committee. 3 years Justice and Outreach 1 Position Open
Sunday Services Committee Member

The Sunday Service Committee member takes part in making morning services a rewarding experience for the congregation.  The committee uses a Leadership Team approach with individual members organizing various aspects such as ushers, summer speakers and other components of the Sunday service.

1 year 3 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 Stewardship Multiple Position Open
Sunday Services Chair

The purpose of the Sunday Services Committee is to maintain and enhance 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 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
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
Aesthetics Committee Member

Joining this committee will mean joining with an existing group of people who love art and make sure the artistic spaces in the Fellowship are maintained.

1 year Growth and Enrichment Multiple Position Open
Affinity Groups Coordinator (new position) The Affinity Groups Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and organization of the QUUF Affinity Groups. 2 years Growth and Enrichment 1 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 Stewardship 3 Position Open
IT Support, Office Workstation Specialist

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.

2 years Stewardship 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 Stewardship 1 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. Having a food handler’s certificate, available either through a local class or online, is helpful. QUUF serves meals twice a year, usually in the months of December and February.

As needed Justice and Outreach Multiple Position Open
Common Read Coordinator of the Social Justice Council Steering Team

Each year the UUA chooses a social justice book as a common read. A decision needs to be made – will we use the UUA book? Will we choose our own? The coordinator organizes this process and organizes any discussion groups as follow-up.

3-6 months Justice and Outreach 1 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
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 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
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