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Name of Site Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (UUCSR)
Manhasset , NY
Address 48 Shelter Rock Rd
Manhasset , NY 11030  
Phone (516) 627-6560 
Website http://uucsr.org 
Site E-mail Address  
Size of Congregation 515 
Supervisor Name Rev. Israel Buffardi  
Supervisor Phone (516) 427-2916 
Supervisor E-mail ibuffardi@uucsr.org 
Informational Contact Name Sharyn Esposito  
Informational Contact Phone (516) 472-2960 
Informational Contact E-mail sesposito@uucsr.org 
Focus Congregation 
Fulltime/Parttime Full Time 
Compensation $36,700/yr 
Other Benefits Health insurance option, professional expenses  
Number of Months 10 
Start Date/End Date September 1, 2024  June 30, 2025 
Site Description Large well-appointed suburban campus located on several acres of wooded land in Nassau County Long Island. Approximately an hour by car from New York City. Campus is not easily accessible by public transportation. Large staffing structure, including a ministry team of 3 professional ministers (plus the intern).  
Job Description Student ministry in a large parish setting with the opportunity to experience all areas and functions of congregational life, including preaching/worship, pastoral care, governance, RE, etc.  
Site Accessibility Most areas, includes chancel, offices, social hall 
Application Procedure Please email a CV along with either a link to a brief video message or written letter that speaks to your interest in ministry and in the internship. You may also choose to send an additional small sample of videos, written works, and/or links to other examples of your work related to ministry.  
Additional Notes  
Application Deadline Rolling  
Selection Date Likely April 2024