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Youth Ministry Coordinator

First Parish Church of Groton, MA

First Parish Church of Groton, Unitarian Universalist is a vibrant congregation seeking a part-time Youth Ministry Coordinator (YMC) to play a key role in mentoring and supporting the spiritual development of the congregation’s youth, help the congregation embrace and nurture youth leadership and amplify the voices, presence and leadership of youth ages 14-18.

This position is for mid-August through  mid June (44 weeks per year), 10 hours per week, including most Sunday mornings.

Areas of Responsibility: The YMC will report to the minister and work collaboratively with staff, lay leaders and volunteers to plan programs and activities which support the spiritual growth and development of the congregation’s youth, based on Unitarian Universalists principles and the congregation’s values.

The Youth Advisor will co-create an empowering, inclusive and safe environment for youth, seek to develop relationships with the youth and nurture their relationships with one another, and support the youth as full and valued members/leaders of the congregation.

Specific duties include:

Desired Competencies:

This position is 10 hr/week. Compensation: $20/hour.  Sunday morning attendance is expected three Sundays per month, mid September through mid June. Additional weekly hours may be flexible and include weekly supervision and mentoring.  Youth Advisor must be at least 25 years of age. In keeping with Safe Congregations Guidelines, a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check will be administered before hiring. Consistent with our mission, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and other individuals from historically marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

Send a letter of interest with relevant experience to Rev. Elea Kemler at ejkemler@uugroton.org.

Posted: September 15, 2022

To learn more about First Parish Church of Groton, please visit our website: www.uugroton.org