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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago

555 E. Butterfield Road, Suite 201
Lombard, Illinois, 60148
Phone: (312) 736-2280
Website: chicago.goarch.org
Posted: 03.04.2020

Youth & Young Adult Ministries Coordinator

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago

Time Commitment: Full Time
Start Date: February 2020
Post Date: February 3, 2020
Compensation: $50,000 Annually (+ benefits)

About the Metropolis of Chicago

Headquartered in Lombard, IL the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago (“Metropolis”) represents the Greek Orthodox faithful of 34 parishes in Illinois and 24 parishes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, northern Indiana, and eastern and central Missouri and is one of nine Metropolises in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael presides over and is the spiritual leader of the Metropolis.

Job Summary

The Metropolis is seeking a Youth & Young Adult Ministries Coordinator who will support, coordinate, and implement various initiatives of the office of Youth & Young Adult Ministries for the Metropolis. This role requires creation, implementation, and organization of these various ministries. The position requires flexible work hours, ability to travel, and weekend/after hours.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Report daily to Metropolis Youth & Young Adult Ministries Director
  • Support the day-to-day activities of Youth & Young Adult Ministries Chicago, including: Fanari Camping Ministries, Athletics, Metropolis Educational Events, and Youth Safety
  • Assist in correspondence on all levels (formal, personal, digital, etc.)
  • Serve as an ambassador of the Metropolis Youth & Young Adult Ministries andinitiatives
  • Assist with other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Capabilities

  • Must have previous experience in Youth & Young Adult Ministries
  • Must be enthusiastic about, and committed to Youth & Young Adult Ministries
  • Must be able to work independently and carry out work with minimal supervision once given direction
  • Must be creative, flexible, and innovative in approach
  • Excellent written communications skills, including copy writing, editing, and proofing
  • Strong digital and social media experience including ability to develop infographics, memes and other sharable content
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Must be motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Must show discretion, confidentiality and good judgment in handling sensitive and privileged matters and documentation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Education and Experience

  • Involvement with the church is highly preferred
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Some communications experience in prior internships preferred, but not required.

To Apply

Interested candidates should contact Vicki Karl, Metropolis of Chicago Executive Director at: vkarl@chicago.goarch.org, and submit a resume and a brief statement of interest and qualifications.