Career Opportunities

Childcare Provider

The role of a Childcare Provider is to provide dependable, safe, secure, and nurturing care to children while on our church campus in a clean environment.

Early Elementary Lead Teacher

The Spirit Play model of Unitarian Universalist (UU) religious education evolved from a long line of Montessori-based programming. It is based on story and ritual, play and creativity. Spirit Play gives children the tools to make meaning of their lives within the container of Unitarian Universalism. At Church of the River our Spirit Play classroom includes children in Preschool (3 yrs. old) through 1st grade.

Upper Elementary Level Lead Teacher

We are seeking a creative, flexible individual interested in facilitating curriculum as well as creating fun and unique learning experiences. These learning experiences may happen in person inside or outside on our property in Memphis or online if circumstances require it.

Youth Coordinator

The Youth Coordinator coordinates the middle school and high school youth programming for the First Unitarian Church of Memphis, aka The Church of the River.


The purpose of the Sexton is to keep our building and grounds clean and orderly; perform basic preventative maintenance and repairs; set up church or rooms for use as needed; open and close church as needed for church activities or for construction, repair or maintenance needs and to keep the whole church clean. The goal of the Sexton is to help make our church a safe, attractive, clean and pleasant place to work and to attend church activities and functions.