North Shore Unitarian Church West Vancouver , BC Posted: April 05, 2021
The North Shore Unitarian Church is searching for an innovative, creative Director of Engagement to help our congregation move faith formation in a bold new direction!
Purpose: To develop, resource, and manage a comprehensive, strategic, and stimulating All-Ages Program to engage our faith community, consistent with the principles of Unitarian Universalism as well as the mission, values, and purposes of the North Shore Unitarian Church.
We want to give those who work with our community the ability to be visionary and fearless, to empower us to innovate, bringing wisdom and energy to this role. Love and connection are key. If you're able to connect with us, that is important above all else. We also seek those who are able to be active administrators and work with all those in our congregation.
People with disabilities, people of color, indigenous people, Hispanic/Latinx, and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply. We are unable to help with moving costs, housing, or potential costs associated with immigration.
Title: Director of Engagement Start date: August 3, 2021 Location: West Vancouver, BC, Canada. Salary range: $44,000 to $51,000, commensurate with experience Benefits: disability insurance, life insurance, extended health and dental coverage, vacation, pension after 2 years of fulltime employment Status: full time permanent, year-round position with flexible hours, including some on-site office hours Reports to: Minister Professional Development: Annual professional development budget supplied for Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA) membership, conference and workshop attendance, participation in local professional groups, professional books, etc.
About NSUC: North Shore Unitarian Church is a suburban, Welcoming, healthy, social-justice oriented, fiscally solvent congregation of 160 members, 35 children, and 20 youth, with a history of robust support for family programming. Our religious educator of 40 years is retiring and this is our opportunity to take family ministry in a bold, new direction! The congregation's vision is to engage in All-Ages Sunday morning services followed by various break-out activities designed to appeal to a range of abilities, ages, and interests.
Position responsibilities: Job Description
Requirements: Applicants must meet any and all applicable legal requirements and church guidelines for working with children and youth and must be legally permitted to work in Canada.
Experience, Skills, Qualities
Thrives in a collaborative environment Sense of humour, flexible, big-hearted Program development, teaching, leadership, or planning and directing activities in an institutional setting Understanding of and commitment to Unitarian Universalist principles and values Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to communicate with all ages through various means Volunteer recruitment and supervision skills Proficiency with social media and digital communication Experience working across cultures and with various identities and abilities
To apply for this position: Send a cover letter and resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 19, 2021.
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