The Older Adult Ministry Fall Retreat, to be held on September 28 at Camp Hanover. There is an attachment of the brochure and registration form if anyone is interested.
AIM is one of our largest Mission and Outreach benevolences. With our financial support AIM is able to respond to local requests for assistance by individuals/families in our community.
The Alliance for Interfaith Ministries (AIM) has an immediate need for a part-time intake worker. The primary purpose of AIM is to provide emergency assistance to families who are threatened with homelessness, loss of power or fuel, or other temporary financial emergencies.
Duties of the intake worker include interviewing clients, determining eligibility for financial assistance, scheduling appointments, researching local resources and referring clients to local agencies, and working cooperatively with the Executive Director on special projects. The position is 20 hours per week with flexibility in scheduling hours.
Skills and qualifications include:
- Compassion for the well-being of clients while setting boundaries as needed
- High level of honesty, integrity, discretion and moral character
- Excellent time management, organizational skills, and written and oral communication skills
- Comfortable with phone, computer, and in-person interactions
- Bachelor’s degree in related field strongly preferred
- Two to three years experience in social work/human services and direct contact with the public.
More information about AIM maybe found at www.aimcville.org/job-opening and on our Facebook site at www.facebook.com/AllianceIMCville
Please send applications to: Kimberley Fontaine at – Alliance for Interfaith Ministries, 1025 Park Street, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt, but should arrive no later than September 15.
Westminster Child Care Center has an opening for enrollment in their 3 ½ to 4 year olds class and also in their Pre-K class (for children entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2018). It’s not often that openings occur at this time of year and it may be a great opportunity for your family or a family you know to check out their program (offering including their sliding-fee tuition scale!). For more information, or call 977-3322, ext. 101.
On Friday, August 18, at 7:30 pm, a concert by the Music Feeds Us organization will take place in Westminster’s sanctuary. Music Feeds Us is a concert series of classical chamber music designed to promote hunger relief and has raised over 120,000 meals in Virginia. Jinjoo Cho and Eric Wong, violins, Fitz Gary, viola, and Madeline Fayette, cello, will perform string quartets by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Golijov. The concert is free, but the audience is requested to bring donations (either food or monetary). All donations go to support the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.
On Saturday, August 19, at 4:00 pm, Westminster youth Leah Patek will present a violin recital in Westminster’s sanctuary. The program includes Bach’s Concerto in A Minor and Franck’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, accompanied by pianist Linda Blondel, as well as a movement of Dvorak’s American Quartet, with members of the Westwood Quartet. Leah is a senior at Charlottesville High School, and violin student of Susan Black.