Now Hiring – Religious Exploration Assistant

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca (FUSIT) is seeking a 1⁄3-1⁄2 time (15-20 hours/week), 10-month Religious Exploration Assistant (RE Asst). FUSIT is a mid-sized Unitarian Universalist congregation with approximately 60-70 children and youth (ages 0-18). The Religious Exploration Assistant supports the vision and mission of FUSIT by supporting the Director of Religious Exploration (DRE) and our religious exploration and faith formation ministries for children and families. Families are just beginning to return, and so this role will assist in nurturing these new and reemerging connections

The Religious Exploration Assistant is primarily expected to help build strong, positive, and meaningful relationship with and between children, youth, and adults that live out our Unitarian Universalist values. The Religious Exploration Assistant will be called on to nurture and strengthen a respectful, inclusive, supportive, and safe environment; truly enjoy working with children and youth; and support FUSIT’s commitment to become an intentionally and actively anti-racist, welcoming, radically inclusive congregation. The Religious Exploration Assistant collaborates with the DRE, Religious Exploration (RE) Team, staff, and others. The ideal candidate will be able to work two to three hours on Sundays, lead or assist with events on evenings and/or weekends, and work additional hours during the week for planning, organization, and set up.

The full job description is available HERE.


How To Apply:

Fill out our online application.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, for best consideration, please apply by August 15th.• Planned start date of September 1, 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you!