Posting Information

Posted by:
St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral
7515 East 13th at Broadmoor
Wichita, KS 67206-1223

Phone: (316) 636-4676
E-mail: youth@stgeorgecathedral.net

Website: www.stgeorgecathedral.net/

Youth Director

Job Description:

The Youth Director at St. George Cathedral is a ministry staff position responsible for all parish programs directed toward children, teens, and young adults. The Youth Director exercises his or her ministry under the supervision of the Dean and Assistant Pastor of the Cathedral. The right person for this position is a deeply committed Orthodox Christian and a highly motivated self‐starter dedicated to building up young people in Christ. The applicant understands contemporary youth culture and serves as a good role model of Christian character for youth.

Remuneration & Time Requirements

  • Full time with some evening and weekend expectations
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications & experience
  • Health Benefits
  • Retirement Compensation

Minimum Qualifications

  • A committed and practicing Orthodox Christian
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to teach and model the teachings of the Orthodox Christian faith
  • Have a strong passion for connecting young people to Christ and His church:
    • Love Christ
    • Love the Orthodox Church
    • Love working with children, teens, young adults and adults
  • Active involvement in a parish
  • Previous involvement with youth work – Church School, camp, teen groups, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Theology from an Orthodox Christian Seminary or College

Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversee & develop the current youth ministry programs of the parish
    • Church School (Pre‐kindergarten through 12th grade)
    • Vacation Bible School Program (Pre‐kindergarten through 5th grade)
    • Direct Teen SOYO (7th – 12th grades) & supervise teen activities
    • Develop/lead “Family Night” programs for children as well as Teen SOYO Bible studies 􏰁 Coordinate YABOY Ministry (4th, 5th & 6th grades)
    • Oversee Altar server program together with lay volunteer leader
    • Coordinate Creative Festival participation
    • Work with Bible Bowl teams
    • Develop local youth retreats & programs (lock‐ins, Ski Trip, YES trips, etc.)
    • Maintain contact with college students and visit them on campus where practicable.
    • Coordinate & supervise Wichita OCF
  • Maintain regular communication with the youth and their families through Sunday
  • Bulletins, Monthly Messenger, email, parish website, and social media
  • Develop & coordinate Youth Ministry Team (Advisors)
  • Attend & help coordinate Diocesan Parish Life Conference with teens and supervise teens attending
  • Responsible for all Diocesan SOYO correspondence and business
  • Manage the Youth Ministry budget
  • Coordinate camping program
    • Coordinate Camp St Raphael Summer and Winter Camp arrangements & scholarship program
    • Serve in Camp St Raphael staff position as needed

To Apply

To apply, download and fill out the application. Once completed, send it to:

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
7515 E. 13th St
Wichita, KS 67206

or email it to youth@stgeorgecathedral.net