Part-Time Youth and Children's Ministries Coordinator: First Baptist Church of Ithaca (NY)

First Baptist Church of Ithaca is seeking a part-time Youth and Children’s Ministries Coordinator. Responsibilities include coordination of Christian education opportunities for children and youth, including the Sunday School program, in collaboration with the Pastor and Children’s Education Ministry Team. This 10-month position is 15 hours per week to include Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from September to June. Starting salary: $975/month.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to First Baptist Church, PO Box 254, Ithaca, New York 14850 or via email to

Part-time Youth Ministry Coordinator at First Unitarian Church of Rochester, NY

POSITION DESCRIPTIONPURPOSE: To provide leadership, organizational, and
educational support for Unitarian Universalist youth

ACCOUNTABILITY: Shall be accountable to the Director of Religious Education

WORKING HOURS: Total: 8-10 hrs per week.Youth Group meets 4:45 pm-7:45 pm Saturday evenings. Remaining hours flexible Mid August through early June, 1 week social action in summer.

QUALITIES DESIRED: Outgoing, responsive, enjoys teen and adult collaboration, exceptional organizational and facilitation skills, trustworthy. Affiliation with UU Principles and First Unitarian mission of Listen, Open, Serve.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Youth program for 9th-12th graders
1.Oversee programming for the high school youth group to insure that it is consistent with the Religious Education mission.
2. Facilitate Youth Group sessions, empowering youth to lead.
3. Support youth group in planning an YRUU SLD conference every other year.
4. Attend one or two youth conferences per year.
5. In cooperation with the DRE and CALF team, help plan Bridging ceremony /youth group worship service.
6. Advocate for active youth participation in church community, including leadership roles and social action initiatives. Ensure one social action project related to bringing home a national UU matter of conscience for youth group.
7. Maintain attendance records, communication system (including newsletter, face book, and family ministry alert contributions), and youth resources.
8. Review of RE safety policies and issues related to youth, ensuring adherence and training for youth.
9. Work with, train, support, and appreciate youth advisors, teachers, and volunteers. Involve staff and ministerial support where appropriate.
10. Provide leadership and coaching support to the CALF at monthly meetings, and the Youth Group Advisory Team through a regular meeting.
11. Ensure advanced calendar planning and recruitment of leaders for Youth Group balanced programming.

COMPENSATION:  $6,000-7,700

For more information or to apply, contact Sheila Schuh, DRE at


Part-time Organist/Choir Director: Christ Episcopal Church (Corning, NY)

Christ Episcopal Church is seeking to fill the position of Organist/Choir Director beginning November 2, 2014. The centerpiece of our music program is our spectacular 43 rank, 3 manual Casavant organ, which was installed in 1960 and has been carefully maintained in excellent condition. There is a Weber grand piano in the sanctuary, two upright pianos in the choir rooms and a spinet piano in the fellowship lounge.

The choir schedule from the first Sunday in September through the fourth Sunday in June is rehearsal at 8:30 AM followed by performance at 10 AM Holy Eucharist. The choir does not meet during July and August. During this time the Organist/Choir Director often engages individual musicians or small ensembles to enhance the worship service. Our Handbell Choir is led by a parish member in consultation with the Organist/Choir Director. In addition to Sunday services, the Organist/Choir Director is responsible for extra services during the Christmas, Lent, and Easter seasons, as well as weddings and funerals if available. Other responsibilities include selection, with the Rector, of service music and maintenance of the music library.

This is a part time position, requiring approximately 12 hours per week. The compensation offered is $19,000, plus 6 Sundays per calendar year of Personal Time-Off to be used for vacation, sick, and personal time. The Organist/Choir Director reports directly to the Rector.

Interested persons may submit questions, request for a full job description, and resumes to: To learn more about Christ Church, visit our website: