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. 

Detailed Description: 
The chairperson coordinates activities with the office and ministers, holds committee’s confidential work in a sacred space, keeps records of activities, plans and maintains the budget, recruits new members, attends monthly meetings of leadership council, and maintains contact with committee team leaders. The position requires a commitment of about 15 hours per month. Meetings are monthly at the Fellowship. A separate program, Home Maintenance and Repair Corps, functions under our umbrella to provide those services
Service Term: 
3 years
Benefits for the Volunteer and the Congregation: 

The committee’s purpose is to serve our first UU principle: to promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person by caring for our church community. All members of our congregation can benefit from this support. The chairperson can exhibit a great deal of creativity. Committee activities include but not limited to helping team members to provide temporary and longer term assistance in times of need, sending greeting cards, providing friendship and pastoral support, educational programs, Sage Club luncheons for elders, and sharing of their stories through a Story Corp program. The chair benefits from knowing he/she is serving a real need in our community that is in line with our values. The members of this committee enjoy a strong bond of caring, both for our members and for each other. Our congregation is well aware of our services and holds them in respect.

Skills Needed: 

Skills include, a willingness to hold confidentiality, calm demeanor, strong ability to listen with compassion, creative leadership in leading meetings, offering training for new members, reporting to ministers, attention to detail in record keeping, and ability to get along with all people.

Training, assistance, and safety requirements: 

No special training is needed, but past exhibited leadership capabilities are welcome, and a background in counseling or social service is a plus.

Contact Person: 
Carol Graves
Contact Person Email:
# of positions available: 
Position Filled
Service Opportunity Filled By: 
Carol Graves
Expected Service Opportunity Term End: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Hours per Month: