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Children’s Activity Leader for Alameda Congregation

The Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alameda seeks a part- time children’s activity leader/teacher at 1700 Santa Clara Ave. (at Christ Episcopal Church) in Alameda, for two Sunday afternoons/month.
Candidate should:  

  1. Have experience working with children. 
  2. Be present in our congregation 3:30-5:30 pm on first and third Sunday of each month, when our congregation gathers for worship and fellowship.
  3. Take lead responsibility for planning and leading children’s activities during the 45 minutes they are in their own space while adults are in the worship services.

Ideal candidate would have:  

  1. Experience with preschool or elementary school-aged children, preferably in a school or religious organization.
  2. Some background or interest in Unitarian Universalist principles, and an ability to plan and lead classes/activities for children based on UU resources  or other sources. 
  3. Willingness to participate in planning a few special activities for all ages, such as Alameda’s Earth Day Festival, or volunteering at Alameda Point Collaborative.


Position is for 12-16 hours per month.  This includes physical presence within the congregation for two Sundays/month.  Responsibilities during those Sunday afternoons focus on leading children’s class activities during adult worship service, and meeting every 1-2 months before or after the worship service with those volunteers who support the children’s program. 
In addition, Teacher will do the following at place and time of her/his choice:
1.  Communicate electronically with congregation’s Children & Youth Committee members to prepare for future classes or events.
2.  Sometimes present a brief “Story/Activity for All Ages” at worship services
3.   Meet 1-2 times/year with congregational volunteers to reflect and brainstorm together regarding children and youth within our congregation.

Financial Compensation:  $20-25/hour, depending on experience and skills.  

To Apply:
Please send a letter of application and a resume to:
This position announcement is posted at:
Position will begin when a candidate is selected and a start date is arranged.

April 2017

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