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Part-time ,
submitted by
Carol Brewer

Sunday Youth Leader - part time

Looking to hire a part-time Youth Leader for our Sunday Youth Program. Sunday programs include 4 years old to teen and a typical class size is up to approximately 6 youth +/-. This is a great opportunity for a creative looking to work with kids in an empowering setting. Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please, check out our youth page on our website at An ideal candidate would have training / education in any of: Teaching, Theater, Early Childhood Education, the Arts or similar; or currently in school pursuing degree.

- Preferably experience teaching, working with kids in school, music and / or art programs, daycamps, tutoring, or other programs.

- Enjoys children and is patient and nurturing. Kids & teens will look to this person as a role-model.

- Creative, adaptable, organized, dependable, and detail-oriented.

Ideal for creatives, artists, actors, teachers, etc. who enjoy working with kids and teens, and interested in helping to create and implement engaging and meaningful programs.

Responsibilities / Opportunities:

- Assist in creating and implementing an interesting and fun Sunday Youth program.

- Ensure kids are engaged in appropriate and meaningful activities.

- Offer meaningful age-appropriate lessons, utilizing song, art, conversation, etc. while fostering positive self-image and love to support youths’ spiritual growth.- Learn basic Unity principles and teachings and apply to classroom activities.- Maintain an organized and clean classroom.- Maintain child, parent and guardian information and communicate accordingly as needed.- Work to grow and support the Youth and Family Program.

Other opportunities and duties:

Maintain the Youth social media presence and monthly e-newsletter. Create youth talent shows, annual picnic activities for kids, outdoor events and games, youth fundraisers, etc. Lots of opportunity for growth and creativity. We love team members to bring ideas to the table, take initiative, and have a spiritual heart. There is typically one to two times per year that the Youth leader chaperones the teens on outside trips: field trips and one weekend overnight camp, so must have a valid drivers license and available to organize and attend these.

Typically one day during the week is designated for additional prep, planning, and administrative tasks. This can be a very interesting position with multiple layers of creativity for the right person who is adaptable and motivated to jump in where needed. About us:

Unity is a non-denominational, New Thought church (inclusive, diverse, progressive, and spiritual) in the Edgewater neighborhood (Chicago, north side).

Hours: Part-Time: Sunday mornings from 10:AM - 2:PM . Hours can be added if additional time for classroom prep and planning is needed.

Wage: Hourly rate (~ $20/hour, based on experience and references)

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Hiring ASAP

Job Type: Permanent
Compensation: approx $20/hour
Location: Unity Chicago - in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood - (north side) easy bus & CTA