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Employment Opportunities:


Director of Religious Education(half-time)
U-Bar-U Needs a Cook
Rental Coordinator 





Director of Religious Education (Half-time)
Pathways Unitarian Universalist Church
481 W. Harwood Rd.
Hurst, TX 76054

Pathways Unitarian Universalist Church of Hurst, Texas (Pathways) is seeking a half-time (20 hours per week) Director of Religious Education (DRE) to provide dynamic leadership for our congregational religious education (RE) program to enrich our thriving multigenerational community.

The DRE will be responsible for implementing RE programs for children and youth and organizing Sunday childcare.

Position description:

  • Nurture relationships by communicating with the congregation, including Board, Religious Education Council, and volunteers, both on Sunday morning and during the week.
  • Collaborate with worship planners to provide intergenerational worship experiences for the congregation throughout the church year.
  • Establish the RE budget in cooperation with Board treasurer and Board RE liaison.
  • Participate in meetings with board, RE Council, and congregation as requested.
  • Maintain relationships with colleagues in other congregations and with the wider denomination through involvement with Liberal Religious Educators Association or other similar professional organizations.
  • Represent the RE Program to the congregation and community. Communicate accomplishments and opportunities to serve.
  • Actively promote UU Principles within the congregation.

Children and Youth

  • Manage all religious education programs for children and youth.
  • Recruit, train, and nurture a strong core of volunteer teachers and assistants who are responsible for facilitating quality lesson plans for Sunday classes.
  • Keep accurate records of registration, attendance, and volunteering. Provide a monthly report to the Board RE liaison.
  • Ensure a safe learning environment, working with the Board to implement and regularly review childcare and safe congregational policies.
  • Organize childcare for infants and toddlers when required. This includes supervising paid hourly workers and volunteers and coordinating with the Board to hire as needed.


  • Relevant college courses (degree preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge, understanding, and passion for teaching about Unitarian Universalism to children, youth, and families
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong organization and relational skills, including conflict management
  • Ability to use verbal and written communication effectively across all constituencies
  • Understanding of multiculturalism, anti-oppression, and anti-racism within Unitarian Universalism and the wider community
  • Basic proficiency in the use of Excel and Word for reporting
  • Background check required

Start date: July 26, 2020
Salary:  $17,000
Hours: 20 hours per week, 12 months per year with 2 weeks PTO (Paid Time Off)
Reports to:  Pathways Board of Trustees
Application deadline:  June 22, 2020

If you are interested, please email a resume and optional cover letter to us for consideration.
If you have questions about this position, please email or call Nancy Miller, the current Board RE liaison: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 817-312-5718
Pathways Background Information:

  • Pathways Church was founded in 2004
  • Currently there are 92 members.
  • An average of 75 people attend Sunday morning services.
  • We currently average 15 children and youth in our Sunday morning RE programs each week.
  • An average of 100 people per week participate in various enrichment activities including adult RE and scouts.
  • A contractor provides childcare for babies and toddlers from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm on Sundays during services and during the discussion group time


Cook Needed by UBarU Camp & Retreat Center
277 U-Bar-U Dr.
Mountain Home, TX 78058

UBarU Camp & Retreat Center is seeking a cook for weekend and summer events. We are seeking someone with some commercial kitchen experience, that can work various events throughout the year and is available during the summer (for up to 2-5 weeks) beginning around Memorial Day Weekend. Work is based on staffing needs. This is a fun opportunity for a teacher or stay at home parent. If you are interested, please Robyn Stout for more information or to complete an application (attached along with job description). Please return application via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Links are below for the cook job description as well as the kitchen assistant job description. The cook will be in charge in the kitchen and responsible for preparing, serving the meals as well as clean up and delegation to the kitchen assistant(s). Applications for both positions are being accepted at this time.

Document links
Ubaru Job Application.xlsx
Kitchen assistant job description.pdf
Job Description-cook.docx

Robyn Stout
Executive Director
UBarU Camp & Retreat Center


Rental Coordinator

A Unitarian Universalist Congregation
477 West Harwood Road, Hurst, 76054

Pathways is looking for folks interested in coordinating the rental of our church facilities to both charitable and for-profit organizations as well as individuals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. For details, contact a member of the board. Individuals earn a 15% commission for each completed rental with the option to earn an additional 10% for being the individual who makes the building available and attends the event as the Pathways representative. All rental income goes toward our building fund. Send your ideas on rental promotions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


First Unitarian Church of Dallas
4015 Normandy Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205

First Unitarian Church of Dallas is hiring reliable and gentle caregivers to tend the needs of infants and toddlers on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  Candidates must be at least 17 years of age, have 2 years of experience caring for young children, certified (or become certified) in CPR, and open to working additional hours Monday through Saturday as your schedule permits. Starting pay is $12.00 per hour with a minimum $48 guarantee regardless of duration of event. For an application or more information, contact Karen Lewis, Director of Children’s Ministries at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.