Service Opportunities

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Title Description Service Term Ministry Team # of positions available Availabilitysort descending
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 Justice and Outreach 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 Justice and Outreach 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
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
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
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
Covenant Groups Coordinator

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

1 year Membership, Connections, and Congregational Care 1 Position Filled
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 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
Pledge Campaign Entertainment 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

A small group who identify and engage interested and qualified members to serve as leaders in our fellowship. 

2 years Board 1 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 Justice and Outreach 1 Position Filled
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 Filled
Giving Tree Coordinator

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

Less than 3 months Justice and Outreach 1 Position Filled
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 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 Justice and Outreach 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
Long Range Analysis Committee Chair

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 Position Filled
Giving Tree Theatre Fundraiser Coordinator

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

Less than 3 months Justice and Outreach 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 Justice and Outreach 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 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
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
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
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
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 Position Filled
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 Position Filled
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
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 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
Auction Leaders

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

3-6 months Sustaining Our Organization 2 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
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
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
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
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 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
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 Position Open
Animal Ministry Action Group Member

QUUAM members are animal lovers who want to deepen their understanding of other species and their environments as well as advocate for the health, well being of all sentient creatures. QUUAM is a group that takes up social justice issues for all species as well as supports each other in our efforts and relationship to the greater-than-human world.

3 years Justice and Outreach Multiple 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
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
Women’s Retreat Planning Committee Chair Will oversee the planning of the women’s retreat, to be held at Camp David on Lake Crescent on April 27-29, 2018. It is possible/likely that future retreats will be held elsewhere. 3-6 months Growth and Enrichment 1 Position Open
Cares and Concerns 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 Open
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 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
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 Justice and Outreach 1 Position Open
Pledge Campaign Committee Member

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

1 year Sustaining Our Organization Multiple Position Open
Sunday Morning Greeter

Sunday Greeters make our visitors feel both welcome and comfortable. With a small contribution of time, 20 minutes before and another 20 or so after a service, Greeters enhance the general sense of WELCOME in the foyer and the Fellowship Hall. They specifically look for visitors, welcome them, answer questions and distribute brochures that describe QUUF and its programs.

As needed Multiple 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
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 Justice and Outreach Multiple Position Open
Youth Advisor

Youth Advisors are QUUF Members and Friends who work in a team with the Youth Coordinator to lead Sunday evening high school youth group.

1 year 1 Position Open
Designated Offerings Committee Member

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

1 year Justice and Outreach 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
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 Open
Social Justice Council Steering Team

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

3 years Justice and Outreach Multiple 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
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 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
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
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
ALPS Digital Publicity Assistant


ALPS Digital Publicity Assistant helps with posting QUUF Adult Learning Programs  (ALPS) course and events descriptions to various online bulletin boards.  Work can be done virtually, at your convenience.

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

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 Justice and Outreach Multiple 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