Job Opportunity at FUFON

PART-TIME RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ASSISTANT

 Applications Now Being Accepted for Part-time Assistant to the Children’s Religious Education program with the First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo to start January 1, 2016.

As a Unitarian Fellowship, we share a commitment to peace, freedom and environmental responsibility as well as to social, civil and economic justice for all. Our mission statement is: The First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo creates spiritual connection and brings compassion, discovery, and social justice to life. Unitarian religious perspectives are characterized by a balance of reason and belief, intellect and intuition, a commitment to spiritual and ethical values, and a celebration of life. We are an inclusive congregation.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

The most desirable candidate for this position loves and understands children; wants to work with children; and has had some successful experience working with children. Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required. A Criminal Record Check will be required for the successful applicant.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general supervision of the Children’s Religious Education Coordinator, the Assistant is responsible for attendance on Sunday mornings to assist with the delivery of a program planned by the Facilitator. In keeping with our Unitarian Universalist principles and sources, the program should include a variety of stimulating, challenging and creative activities that “enrich the spiritual, social, and intellectual lives” of children who attend our services.

Applications for this position will be received until November 16. Please include your contact information, relevant experience, three references, and a letter stating why you think you would be suited for this position, given its responsibilities. We will inform you before we contact references provided.

Please send your application by email to minister@ufon.ca, attention: Rev. Samaya Oakley, Developmental Minister. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

October 8, 2015

Potato Bar and Games – January 16th

Members of the Social Interaction Network (affectionately known as SINners) will provide yummy baked potatoes along with a variety of toppings. FUFONers are invited to bring salads and desserts. Wine and other beverages will be served as usual. (Potatoes are surprisingly healthy with magnesium, niacin, vitamin C and potassium). We’ll make them extra tasty with toppings!

After that, have fun with games. Bring your favourite game to share!

Doors open at 5:30. Dinner at 6 pm. (This replaces the customary Spaghetti Night).

potato mouseThere is no limit to your imagination!