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The Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, a progressive, theologically diverse congregation of approximately 140 members is seeking to fill three part-time positions. The church is located at the corner of Church and Walsh streets, a few blocks from downtown Grass Valley.

Our belief in the inherent dignity and worth of every person motivates everything we do at UUCM. We strive to maintain a workplace where all employees are respected and included, where individual experiences are honored, and where both glowing and challenging feedback is appreciated. UUCM is highly committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. People with disabilities, people of color, and people from minority communities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, interested applicants can send a letter of interest, current resume, and at least three references to employment@uugrassvalley.org indicating which position they are applying for.


The Music Director is responsible for the music program at UUCM, including music for all Sunday and holiday services. The Music Director serves as primary accompanist for services year ‘round and as accompanist for choir rehearsals September through June. This position helps to choose music; arranges for guest musicians; encourages and organizes musicians within the congregation; and collaborates with the Choir Director. The Music Director is supervised by the Minister and works closely with the Minister and lay worship planners.

This position is 10 hours weekly and offered at $23 to $24.50 per hour, depending on skill sets and experience, in addition to 5% of salary available toward professional/professional development expenses (approx. $500 to $650).

Please note that the right candidate will have at least one degree in Music, have musical skill and strong piano skills, ability to read music well and improvise, familiar with a wide range of musical styles and repertoire, and pass a background check.

Applications are open now and will be accepted until filled. Please see the full job description HERE.

The Choir Director is responsible for recruiting, rehearsing, conducting, and communicating with the UUCM Choir September through June, with 4 weekly rehearsals per month and monthly Sunday morning choir “performances,” plus choir participation on Christmas Eve. The Choir Director works closely with and under the guidance of the Music Director and is ultimately supervised by the Minister.

This position offered is 180 hours September through June (average of 4.5 to 5 hours per week) at $18.41 to $20 per hour, depending on skill sets and experience.

Please note that the right candidate will have at least one degree in Music, have musical skill with strong choral conducting and vocal teaching skills, familiarity and comfort with a wide range of musical styles and choral repertoire, and pass a background check.

Applications are open now and will be accepted until filled. Please see the full job description HERE.

The Family Ministry Coordinator supervises and coordinates the care of children during Sunday morning services at UUCM. The primary responsibilities include managing the Kids’ Connection program on Sunday morning and working with volunteers to ensure that the young children of the church are well cared for in a loving and safe environment. The Coordinator is also responsible greeting and communicating with families, coordinating family activities, and submitting information to promote programs and activities church wide.

This position is 5 hours weekly and offered at $19 to $22 per hour, depending on skill sets and experience.

Please note that the right candidate will have previously worked with children ages infant to 13, be at least 18 years of age with a High School diploma, have taken child development coursework, is infant/child CPR certified (or willing to do so), and pass a background check.

Applications are open now and will be accepted until filled. Please see the full job description HERE.