WUUC is Hiring for the position of Membership Coordinator!

  • Compensation: $19/hour
  • Part-time: 8-10 hours/week

The Membership Coordinator provides a consistent warm and welcoming presence on Sunday mornings by welcoming visitors and newcomers and invites them to deepen their connections and involvement in our church community.

For more details about the duties and qualifications for this position, please see the detailed position description here or below.

To apply for the Membership Coordinator position, please send your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re interested in the position (and why you’d be good at it) to mjohnson@wuuc.org.

Open until filled; position begins in Fall 2022.

Membership Coordinator Position DescriptionWoodinville Unitarian Universalist Church 

Reports to: Minister

Status: Part-time, up to 465 hours per year; worked as approximately 8-10 hours/week

FLSA: Non-exempt

Effective: July 1, 2022

Compensation: $19.00/hr, not eligible for benefits 

Job Summary: The Membership Coordinator welcomes newcomers and visitors and invites them to deepen their connections and involvement in our community. The Membership Coordinator is a consistent warm and welcoming presence on Sunday mornings, and encourages the congregation at large to create a welcoming atmosphere. The Membership Coordinator supports the Membership Team in tracking and following up with visitors and newcomers who are on the path to membership, and helps them engage in congregational life.

Essential Functions

●      Nurtures a sense of welcoming for visitors and newcomers, including by being present and actively engaging with newcomers and members at WUUC most Sunday mornings.

●      Assists congregation with understanding visitors’ and newcomers’ needs and opportunities to engage with WUUC. Keeps Membership Team connected to newcomers’ progress.

●      Encourages and supports congregation members (including but not limited to the Membership Team) in creating a welcoming environment for visitors.

●      Uses WUUC’s database (Realm) to process attendance and membership records and ensure tracking of members’ activities and current membership information.

●      Shows appreciation in formal and informal ways for contributions of time by members, regulars, and newcomers.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Supports WUUC’s Membership Team regarding membership and engagement roles.
  • Participates in staff meetings and supports the work of the staff team.
  • Participates as a member in UU Association of Membership Professionals (UUAMP) to learn, grow, and develop and share resources.

●      Attends monthly Ministry Council meetings.

●      Increases WUUC’s online presence through creating and posting materials directly, e.g., on social media, and encouraging members to post member-generated content.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for engaging and interacting with people.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with WUUC staff and the Membership Team.
  • Skill in building community.
  • Ability and comfort with speaking in public settings.
  • Skill in organizing data. 
  • Skill in managing time.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communications in English.
  • Ability to use email, word processing, spreadsheets, social media, Google Drive, Google Docs and Google sheets. 
  • Ability to learn membership databases and other new programs as needed.
  • Willingness to submit to and pass a background check.

Physical Requirements

●      Ability to move freely in and out of the congregation and different small group settings (mainly at church, which is wheelchair accessible).

●      Ability to attend Sunday Service most weeks.

Core Competencies

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Resilience
  • Mission Ownership 
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Technical Expertise