Religious Education Assistant
The RE Assistant is a full year 20 hour (on average)
position dedicated to the administrative and logistical support of the
Religious Education Program for Children and Youth at All Souls Church NYC. The
RE Assistant operates as a member of the staff team and is supervised by the
Director of Religious Education. The REA works directly with the MRE and
Religious Education Teachers to support the implementation of the Religious
Education Program for children, youth, and families.
- Strong organizational
skills and initiative in developing organizational systems.
- Strong interpersonal
skills and the ability to relate to children, youth, and adults.
- Experience and knowledge
of Microsoft Word and Excel, ability to work with database.
- Good telephone,
computer, clerical, and writing composition skills
- Familiarity with
Unitarian Universalism and Religious Education programming preferred.
$17 per hour.
Under the direction of the Director of Religious
- Provide administrative assistance for Youth and Children's Programs, including copying, mailings, creating and processing forms; e-mail, phone, and mail communications with RE families and volunteers;
- Prepare payroll time
sheets, check request vouchers, program expenditure record keeping, etc.
- Assist Teaching Teams
as needed (supply gathering, maintaining Teacher Folders, communications,
- Keep and Organize RE
records, including database maintenance, attendance records, enrollment, parent
participation, and updates to church data systems. Initiate new systems to
improve organization whenever necessary.
- Assist with
coordination of RE Volunteers, including processing of Volunteer Job
Descriptions, background checks, communication with volunteers, maintaining
Parent Participation Database, maintaining Volunteer Sign Up Sheets,
- Assist with word
processing, formatting, copying, mailing, and maintaining RE Web pages and
- Maintain and update
master calendar of RE Activities, and reserve RE activities on church
- Maintain and organize
RE materials, RE library, art supplies, including table displays, pamphlet
racks, bulletin boards, supply closets, filing, binders, curricula.
- Supervise setup for
RE classrooms and meetings.
- Assist with
coordination of Nursery and childcare, including scheduling
- Assist with Sun
morning program coordination: assist RE Volunteers and families, check in with
childcare staff, assist with programs and staff support during RE
- Supervise setup and
support for Parents' Association events.
- Provide administrative
support and reports to RE Committee as needed.
- Assistance with
Children's Worship, Special Mult-generational Programs, or components of
Multi-generational Worship as needed.
- Keep RE Spaces,
supplies and storage organized and tidy (does not include major
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted in strict confidence.
Assistant Music Director
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All Souls Unitarian Church in New York City seeks a gifted
musician to serve as part-time Assistant Music Director to help lead its
vigorous music program.
Assistant Director of Music supports the Director of Music of All Souls and the
Artistic Director of Musica Viva NY in the implementation of a visionary and
ambitious music program. Sunday morning worship features the All Souls Choir, a
high-quality ensemble of professionals and experienced amateurs, performing
rewarding and challenging works by a wide range of composers from the
Renaissance to the present. Musica Viva NY is comprised of the same members as the All
Souls choir, in addition to a rotating roster of guest instrumentalists and
vocalists, and maintains a four-concert season of well-known pieces and
world-premiere works. The All Souls musical family also includes an energetic
Community Choir. The Community Choir is made up of avocational music lovers and
performs periodically during Sunday morning worship. All of the ensembles look
to the Director of Music and Assistant Director of Music for inspiration and
Ideally, the Assistant Music Director is an accomplished
organist with ample experience in concert and worship settings. The church
sanctuary features a Holtkamp organ of 53 ranks as well as a Steinway B piano.
A second Steinway grand piano in the church social hall is used especially for
summer services in July and August, which the Assistant Director of Music
The successful candidate will be an accomplished musician
and a gifted organist and pianist.
S/he will possess exemplary artistic ideals
and great integrity, with personal values resonant with the values of the
S/he will be a person open to collaboration and teamwork.
The strongest candidate will be one who combines the above
qualities and qualifications with openness, curiosity, and interest with
respect to the diverse ways musical expression and spirituality can intersect.
- Experience in the role of Music Director or Assistant
Music Director and/or Organist of an active church
- Experience in planning and executing concerts of the
classical repertory combining choir and instrumentalists
Education and Training
- Classical training in organ, conducting, and piano with
primary emphasis on organ performance
- Formal education in liturgical music
- At least a Bachelors degree from a program of strong reputation
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How to Apply
Applications should be sent via email to Natalie@AllSoulsNYC.org and should include: a concise cover letter, a summary of relevant education and experience, and the names of three references. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2017. Hard copy applications will not be considered. Applications will be accepted in strict confidence.
Souls is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and
dedicated to diversity in our work and staff.