Job Opportunities in the Pacific Southwest District

Director of Religious Education

Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City, CA

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City has an immediate opening for a part-time Director of Religious Exploration (DRE). We are looking for someone who is thoughtful about the Religious Exploration (RE) program and motivated to attract others to participate in it and promote it within the church and in the greater community.  

The DRE will show creativity in running the program as well as in building relationships with the Minister, children, teens, and adults, as well as volunteer teachers and parents. He or she will work collaboratively with the RE Committee, teachers, church staff and other groups in developing the program, and be self-motivated and organized in all aspects of the job, including coordinating RE activities, maintaining schedules, event planning, and record-keeping.  

The successful candidate will have a basic knowledge of UU history, tradition and philosophy, and will carry a vision of that philosophy into every aspect of the RE program. Based on their own education and experience, they will honor diversity of parenting and education styles in the program, where relevant, and use this experience as a resource for parents and teachers.

Full description at: 

Please email cover letter and resume as attachments for consideration to: 

(posted August 4, 2014)  

Director of Religious Education

Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Tucson, AZ


We at the Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation (MVUU) seek to welcome, care for, and inspire those among us and beyond our walls. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Director of Religious Education (DRE) who will help us advance our mission by shaping and providing educational programs that nurture the spiritual growth of congregants of all ages.  We are looking for a director who can provide leadership for our Youth Religious Education program, oversee the organization, implementation, and evaluation of educational activities, and envision new directions for the growth and enhancement of the program.

We are a rapidly growing congregation nestled in the northwest corner of scenic Tucson, Arizona.  This is an exciting time for our congregation, as we are under the leadership of a relatively new minister and will soon appoint a new Director of Music.  We are in the process of defining the direction we will take for the next few years in worship, education, and outreach.  If you would like to be a vital part of the evolution and growth of a Unitarian Universalist congregation, this job may be ideal for you!

Go to for more information and or an online application.

If you are interested, please contact for an application or more information.


Religious Education Coordinator

Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara, CA 

The Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara, CA seeks an organized, caring and enthusiastic person to fill the Religious Education Coordinator position, supporting both the Children and Adult Religious Education programs.

The Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara is a vibrant and welcoming community dedicated to the search for truth and meaning. We are a loving community of seekers, dedicated to living with integrity, nurturing wonder, and inspiring action.

The Religious Education Coordinator is responsible for supporting the administration and operation of the Religious Education programs. Part of a multi-staff team, the RE Coordinator works independently under the general supervision of the Acting Director of Religious Education.

This position is part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) and is eligible for benefits. Workdays include Sundays and most Wednesdays and occasional evenings.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Jena Foster, Acting Director of Religious Education,

A more detailed job description can be found at

(posted on 7/3/2014)

Director of Congregational Life
Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Escondido, CA
Chalice congregation in Escondido, CA has a job opening for a half-time Director of Congregational Life.

The full description can be found at

(posted June 17, 2014)

Director of Children and Family Ministry
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego

Job Summary
The Director of Children and Family Ministry creates and administers a vibrant, exciting and educational program for children (infant through elementary education) using Unitarian Universalist (UU) religious education curricula and programs at our Hillcrest campus. The Director may also communicate with and offer some support to the children’s program at our South Bay campus. Because we want to develop a more robust family ministry, the Director will also serve families through a variety of UU programs and events.

The full job description and application details may be found on their website at

(posted on May 7, 2014)