Volunteer Opportunities

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
– Mahatma Gandhi


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Volunteer service to our congregation and our community is part of our Unitarian Universalist ethic. UUs live their faith by doing. 


Growth Through Service is about tapping into what connects you to Albany UU. We want to learn about you so that we can help you connect and collaborate in ways that mean the most to you. And we want to celebrate all that you bring to Albany UU.  Sign up for a conversation with a Growth Through Service volunteer.

To watch what service means to Albany UU members, check out this video!

Whether you have unlimited time to share or can only help an 


Interested in joining a teaching team in our religious education program for children? Contact the Director of Religious Education.


Volunteering to assist with Sunday Hospitality is a wonderful way to meet people. Offering mutli-platform services takes a village and we need YOU on our team!

Virtual Ushers:
This is a great opportunity to volunteer on a Sunday morning! Ushers and Welcomers are needed on Sunday mornings to help provide a welcoming, safe and enjoyable online experience. Tammy will provide a quick and simple training. Please contact her if you’d like to learn more: admin@albanyuu.org.
  • Sunday mornings in-person volunteers are needed as well:
  • Greeters welcome visitors and members to church.
  • Welcome Table volunteers assist visitors.
  • Ushers assist before and during the worship service.
  • Coffee hour hosts facilitate our gathering after the service in Channing Hall (this activity has been postponed for now).


Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Sign up online to volunteer for Sunday Hospitality!
The above link can be used to sign up for in-person Sunday volunteer spots. Or call the church office to find out more: 518.436.7135

Sign up with the Gardening Team to help maintain our attractive gardens from May through September! Click here to sign up for a gardening spot. or call the church office to find out more: 518.463.7135.

Our Social Justice Team is an umbrella organization for a number of active teams that are working on social justice issues and welcome volunteers. Watch for their meeting dates and times in Sunday announcements and in Windows Weekly!

YOU can also make a difference this way!
We at Albany UU are making an effort to increase our visibility and connectivity online. YOU can help, and it’s quick and easy! Simply like, follow and share pages and posts on any of our social media platforms, or leave a positive Facebook or Google review. Google Albany UU or find us here: