Rss test description en-us Thu, 24 May 2018 21:11:58 GMT Thu, 24 May 2018 21:11:58 GMT Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR]]>

About Reconciliation Services
Reconciliation Services [RS]  was founded by Orthodox Christians in Kansas City and St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Christian Church, and has worked with the community at 31st and Troost, Missouri, along the Troost Avenue corridor, a focal point for more than 30 years. We work to cultivate a community seeking reconciliation, to transform Troost Avenue from a dividing line into a gathering place, revealing the strength of all. We have innovated an intentional continuum of care, working to seek racial and economic reconciliation one heart at a time, through strengths-based Healthy Community Services, Social and Mental Health Services, and Economic Community Building Services. We see our work as more than offering short-term services to those in crisis. We come alongside our vulnerable clients with companionship, tools, and skills, to help them discover their strengths, contribute to community building and help all ships rise together. Our continuum of care offers a tested template for community healing tailored through our intake process to help the most difficult-to-reach clients move from emergency to greater self-sufficiency in a relationally supportive and culturally competent environment.

Position Overview
The Programs and Operations Director is a critically important senior leadership role, overseeing Programs, Operations, Facilities, and Human Resources for the organization. This position is responsible for the operational and programmatic success of Reconciliation Services, ensuring quality team management and development, program design, implementation, quality control, and impact evaluation. This position also promotes greater internal communication, increases transparency and organizational accountability.

This position is a highly strategic and facilitative position that requires a combination of focus and flexibility. As part of the organizational senior leadership team, this role requires someone who is highly resourceful and strategically minded with strong analytical skills and emotional intelligence, is proactive, humble, and brings a high level of commitment to the organizational vision, mission, and values, including an equity lens and a compassionate heart for people.  


Programs Management

  • Works with program staff and key stakeholders to achieve program quality, high client satisfaction, and low barriers to entry to RS services.
  • Evaluate program quality and ensure implementation of program goals.
  • Work with program managers to develop annual budgets.
  • Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among program areas.
  • Cultivating existing relationships with other organizations associated with RS with the goal of ensuring sufficient resources and access to services, and provide recommendations to the ED on strategic partnerships.
  • With a keen eye for program quality and process development, this position works with the ED and Program Managers to evaluate existing and new programs as needed to achieve RS’s mission in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Meet with Program staff regularly, including team huddles to ensure consistent and clear communication.
  • Maintain the bi-monthly programs dashboard to communicate to the ED and key stakeholders status of programs, key metrics and trends, and progress towards goals.
  • Meet with funders as needed for grant reviews and site visits, and documentation is thoroughly prepared for such meetings.
  • Work with the development team to secure necessary program information and outcomes for grants and grant reports, acting as liaison between the development team and program staff.
  • Human Resources Management
  • Ensure all staff job descriptions are kept updated.
  • Work with staff to develop objective performance measurements and to ensure consistent, high-quality evaluation, and goal setting for all employees.
  • Implement a professional development program to address employee experience and skill gaps.
  • Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling proactive oversight of individual and organization performance standards.
  • Assist the Executive director to recruit, hire, and review staff members.
  • Ensure proper onboarding, orientation and training of new staff and interns
  • Update the Personnel manual as needed.
  • Utilize the RS Personnel Manual and to coordinate resolution of staff HR questions/issues, alerting the ED as required.

Operations Management

  • Ensure a dignified client and work environment by overseeing building cleanliness and maintenance in coordination with the landlord, managing vendor relationships, and staff relations.
  • Maintain and implement the Operational Manual for RS, keeping it up to date as needed.
  • Coordinate with staff to manage program/office supply ordering and inventory control.
  • Act as compliance manager, update organizational policies as needed along with other members of the executive leadership team, and coordinate annual training as needed as needed on Affirmative Action, Trauma-Informed Care, De-escalation, HIPAA, Cultural Competency, and the Language Access Plan.

Other Duties

  • Attend internal and external meetings with ED or other staff when needed, capture major takeaways, and work with program or administrative teams to ensure follow up.
  • Engage in root cause analysis, often without prompting from the ED or others, on issues and opportunities that could impact RS
  • Update the ED on issues during regular meetings, supported with facts and recommendations
  • Participate monthly in RS’ cafe program, Thelma’s Kitchen.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Wed, 16 May 2018 13:04:41 GMT
<![CDATA[Church Chanter (Byzantine)]]>


St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Washington Heights, New York (NY) is looking for a chanter  available for weekday services and sacrements.

This is not a full time position.

Applicants should have a very good knowledge of Byzantine music and be able to chant in Greek as well as in English. It is expected that applicants are open in assisting the parish priest not only during church services, but also during sacraments.

Orthros starts at 9 and Divine Liturgy at 10:15.

For more than half a century, Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church has been the spiritual anchor of Orthodoxy in Upper Manhattan. It is the “first home”, the place where so many Greek Orthodox in the tri-state area came to know their faith. The chanting is a crucial aspect of the newly restored temple of God in offering an authentic and uplifting spiritual experience.

If interested, please contact the Church Office at 212.795.5870 or email:

Wed, 16 May 2018 11:53:18 GMT
<![CDATA[Greek School Teachers]]>

Due to an increase in our Greek School enrollment, we are seeking Greek Language teachers beginning the September 2018.

St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church in Braintree, Massachusetts serves 300 families.  The Greek School program provides instruction in conversation, reading and writing in the Greek language.  Students are in kindergarten through grade 8 and adults.  Classes meet on two afternoons per week, Tuesdays and Thursdays after school, and on Saturday mornings. 

Tue, 15 May 2018 21:15:46 GMT
<![CDATA[Parish Office Administrator (Part-Time - Hourly)]]>

St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Hollywood Florida
Parish Office Administrator (Part-Time)
Part-time, Hourly – No Benefits (hourly rate consumate with experience)


·       September to May: Monday – Thursday, 10am – 2pm


·       June to August: Tuesday & Thursday, 10am – 2pm


·       10 minute in/out grace period; one-hour notification of cancelation or sick leave to Parish Priest and Parish Council President; one-week notification of doctor appointments or other time off requested (non-emergency)


·       Basic Criminal Background Check


·       Basic Motor Vehicle Check

Reports to Parish Priest and Parish Council President

Overview: This position provides administrative support and customer service to the Parish Priest and St. George Community. The Office Administrator reports to the Parish Council Executive Board (managed by the Parish Council President), who reports to the Parish Priest.

Mission: To implement the vision, directions and policies established by the Parish Priest and Parish Council in meeting the mission statement of the church.

Function of Work: This position provides administrative support to the day-to-day operation of the and function of the parish under the direct direction of the Paris Priest. The position facilitates the work of the Parish Priest and Parish Council.


The Office Administrator is responsible for providing general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The Office Administrator works as a liaison between the various organizations and ministries of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, its vendors, the Atlanta Metropolis and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Office Administrator embodies the values set forth by St. George Greek Orthodox Church, provides exceptional customer service, has excellent communication skills, and a strong ability to multi-task with a friendly demeanor. The Office Administrator shall maintain a positive and professional work environment, while demonstrating discretion and confidentiality in all matters related to the parish and its organizations and ministries.


Duties Include, but are not limited to:

·       Management of the main office phone and email; answer all emails and forward to the appropriate individuals; Send Community e-blasts as required


·       Organize e-mail correspondence using folders and filters as appropriate; Organize other electronic and paper correspondence as appropriate


·       Attend necessary trainings and/or meetings as advised by the St. George Parish Council Executive Board and Parish Priest


·       Provide administrative support to the Parish Priest


·       Oversee the administration and record keeping of the parish


·       Maintain up-to-date electronic membership records, parishioner database and vendor account information; maintain parish calendar


·       Update, review, print and assemble weekly bulletin


·       Assist Treasurer in basic accounting tasks, bill payment, budget management, and invoicing


·       Assist ministries and organizations as required


·       Other duties as assigned


·       Yearly or quarterly reviews as required




Thu, 03 May 2018 20:18:26 GMT
<![CDATA[1st-2nd Grade Teacher]]>


St. Basil Academy is a growing, multi-age, K-8, classical Orthodox Christian Academy located in the beautiful Walla Walla Valley.  Divided into four classrooms, our school provides a unique and intimate learning environment for children from our parish and the broader community. We are currently looking for an individual interested in a 40 hr/wk position.


Key Responsibilities Include: 


• Foster loving Orthodox Christian environment within the classroom


• Teach an array of courses primarily at the 1st-2nd grade levels


• Assess student progress and make regular reports to Headmaster


• Communicate effectively, both written and orally, with students, parents, and staff


• Assist in assessment of changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement


• Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures


• Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment


• Assume responsibility for meeting course and student performance goals


• Demonstrate gains in student performance


• Perform other school or classroom duties and responsibilities as assigned by Headmaster



Thu, 03 May 2018 16:57:16 GMT
<![CDATA[Office Assistant]]>

We need someone that can assist the Priest and parish council to help in minor bookeeping, mailings, preparing newsletters. This candidate to work remoetly and but should come to the church on Sundays at least 2 times per month. Great posistion for a local college student. Please call Lou Belezos for more information at 617-480-6673.

Tue, 01 May 2018 12:42:54 GMT
<![CDATA[Psaltis (Chanter)]]>

Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Baltimore, MD is seeking a part-time Psaltis (Chanter) to lead the chanting for the sacred hymns of the Greek Orthodox Church.  The Psaltis will create and maintain a Byzantine atmoshphere with an emphasis on Byzantine music, theory and history.

The Psaltis/Chanter will be responsible for the weekday and evening vespers services, salutation services, presanctified services, paraklises, Saturday of Souls, including Orthodox Holy Week and for baptisms, weddings and funerals.

Position is PT, 4-6 hours per week; most to occur on Sundays.  Will need to coodinate practice times with the Parish Priest and volunteer chanters.

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 13:05:50 GMT
<![CDATA[Assistant Professor of Church History]]>

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary invites applications for the position of an Assistant Professor of Church History for a two-year appointment, beginning January 1, 2019, with a possibility of renewal, depending on the results of an annual review. 

Founded in 1948, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary is an undergraduate- and graduate-level institution of higher education under the auspices of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR), committed to continuation of the theological and spiritual legacy of the Russian Orthodox Church and to the training of future pastors and lay leaders to serve the Russian Church Abroad in North America and Europe. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach to teach both the survey and elective courses in the history of the Orthodox Church in the new HTOS Master of Divinity program.  The expected teaching load will be 2-3 courses per semester.  The appointed professor is expected to possess broad knowledge of early, Byzantine, and Orthodox Church history in the modern era, as well as the history of Orthodoxy in North America and the history of the Western Church before the Schism of 1054 AD, and of the Roman Catholic and Protestant denominations.  A completed Ph.D. in the field of his or her teaching is required for consideration. 

The unique character of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary as a pastoral academic institution requires deep familiarity with the Orthodox Christian tradition, and therefore the candidates for this position must be communicants in the Orthodox Church and must support the mission of the Seminary.

Please direct all applications to:  The Very Rev. Fr. Alexander F. C. Webster, Ph.D., Dean, Chair of the Search Committee, by email address or by the mailing address P.O. Box 36, Jordanville, NY 13361.   Please submit your CV, statement of intent, graduate school transcripts, and three reference letters.   

The review of applications will proceed as the applications are received.  Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary is accredited by the Commissioner of Education and the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York with the Absolute Charter granted in 1962.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:56:50 GMT
<![CDATA[Development Officer]]>

Position requires an enthusiastic, creative individual who will coordinate and be responsible for the outreach program of St. Michael's as well as for it's public relations efforts and will assist with the Capital Campaign of St. Michael's Home. Individual must be conscientious, motivated and outgoing and be ready to take initiatives to meet the goals of the Home.


20 hours a week (Mond, Tues &Thurs) working at the Home or with notice from another location.

Benefits (vacation & sick time, etc.) as elaborated upon Personnel Manual. $45,000 starting salary, review after 3 months.

Directly responsible to the Director and in his absence to the Chairperson and/ or members of the Capital Campaign Committee.


Establish and maintain a Development Office and create profiles on potential donors, maintain a data base, compose pledge forms, revise brochures and related materials.

Compose and coordinate publication of (quarterly) newsletter

Prepare regular Press Releases on activities at the Home and coordinate on-site visits by jiurnalists.

Compose and prepare for signature letters of best wishes for birthdays, Name Days, and other significant events in the life of potential contacts.

Compose and maintain lists of Major Donors and research pertinent information on each.

Network with parishes, Philoptochos chapters, societies and other organizations in the community to strengthen ties with the Home.

Maintain Mailing Lists of the Home

Assist with the Name Day Gala

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:08:45 GMT
<![CDATA[2nd Grade Teacher]]>

Saint Sava Academy, the dual-language parochial school of Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, offering Pre-K through 8th grade education, is pleased to announce an opening for 2018-2019 Academic Year for the position of:




Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Stimulating the emotional, intellectual, and social growth of students;

• Preparing weekly lesson plans;

• Providing a safe learning environment;
• Encouraging students' participation by providing interactive activities;
• Keeping parents regularly informed regarding curriculum and classroom activities;

• Maintaining and communicating records of child's progress and behavior to parents and staff;

• Applying effective classroom management and modeling techniques

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:03:31 GMT
<![CDATA[Lay Youth Director]]>

The Youth Director of SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church will oversee all aspects of the Youth Ministries at SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church. The Parish Youth Director position at SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church is one that requires the creation, implementation, and execution of the various Youth Ministries of SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, under the oversight of the parish Proistamenos and in collaboration with the parish’s Associate Pastor, Athletics Director,  parent volunteers, vendors, and the youth themselves. The initiatives of the parish’s Youth Director will continue be pointed toward the mission of the Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the parish, namely: intentionally facilitating a holistic connection to Christ for the youngest members of ourparish.

Job Responsibilities include the above plus the following:

          Maintaining and developing the current ministries offered by the Youth Ministries of SS. Peter and Paul Greek OrthodoxChurch

          Oversee and direct the Church School Ministry of SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church

          Working in collaboration with all aspects of the youth-oriented ministries of SS.Peter and Paul Greek OrthodoxChurch


The Youth Director reports directly to the Proistamenos of SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, and works in collaboration with the Associate Pastor and ministry leaders of the parish, as directed by the Proistamenos.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:06:25 GMT
<![CDATA[AOS Director of Communication]]>


Annunciation Orthodox School seeks an experienced, dynamic, creative individual to serve as our Director of Communications.  The candidate who fills this newly established role will work closely with the Head of School and the Director of Advancement to develop and implement an integrated, strategic communications plan designed to communicate and promote the mission of the school to internal and external audiences. The Director of Communications is responsible for communicating through a wide variety of internal and external channels such as branding, marketing, print and digital publications, graphic design, video, photography, social media and media relations. The school seeks candidates who are passionate about independent schools and who are experienced leaders in the communication field.


·        Develop and execute a comprehensive communication strategy that engages internal and external constituents in support and promotion of the school.

·        Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy and make adjustments as dictated by the market.

·        Collaborate with the Director of Advancement to create and direct The Delphian magazine (concept, design, content, editorial and production) so that it reaches and influences the school’s target audiences.

·        Along with the Director of Advancement and the Director of Admissions, oversee the production of a variety of materials meant to increase the school’s visibility and enhance the brand of the school.

·        Design and produce printed materials including the annual report and admissions materials. This includes tracking production schedules and timelines with graphic designers and printers.

·        Create and maintain the content of the AOS website so it is timely and reflective of the spirit and mission of the school.

·        Work with the Director of Advancement to manage an integrated presence on social media platforms.

·        Develop and maintain relationships with local media and pitch stories to the media as part of a broader strategic plan to elevate the visibility of the school.

·        Develop an effective and reliable crisis communication plan to be used by the school. Evaluate the crisis communication plan on a regular basis and make adjustments as needed.

·        Perform other duties as assigned by and in support of the Head of School.


Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:53:46 GMT
<![CDATA[(Long-term Missionary) Stewardship and Development Ministry in Sweden]]>

Promote awareness on stewardship as a way of life and its role in promoting spiritual growth, building self-sustaining parishes, and strengthening faith. Lead the faithful in sharing their gifts and talents to strengthen the ministry of their local Church through planned giving and organized contribution of resources. Set up a stewardship contribution system in every parish by educating the faithful on the role and importance of stewardship in a viable parish community and training parish leaders on how to effectively implement stewardship programs. Help to develop Metropolis ministries through the establishment of a regular parish contribution system. Develop crowdfunding initiatives and spearhead other fundraising drives using traditional and online means.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:36:31 GMT
<![CDATA[(Long-term Missionary) Internet Ministry in Sweden]]>

Utilize new technologies to preach the Gospel and spread the message of Orthodoxy in the digital world. Maintain regular Internet correspondence/interaction with the faithful and create/update a multi-platform online presence to promote the Metropolis ministries and broaden the Metropolis audience base. Develop and stream programming including sermons, live coverage of Metropolis events, interviews, etc. Maintain/update a dedicated website and apps complete offering a full array of resources for parish priests, administrators, lay leaders, and youth workers. Moderate digital discussion groups on matters of faith, history, culture and spread the news of the Metropolis via Internet to maximize exposure.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:33:56 GMT
<![CDATA[(Long-term Missionary) Campus Ministry in Sweden]]>

Make regular visits to university campuses across the five nations comprising the Metropolis (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland), wherever there are Orthodox Christian students in attendance. Organize these students into Orthodox Christian Fellowship groups and act as a liaison between these student groups, local parishes, and the Metropolis. Ideal candidates for this ministry would also be (or plan to be) ordained to the priesthood in order to celebrate the holy sacraments with the students on or near local campuses. Plan outreach events in conjunction with parishes and the Metropolis targeting university students, including seminars, concerts, round-table discussions, trips/pilgrimages, networking events, and other social/educational functions. Create a network of Orthodox students to help advocate for campus initiatives, such as the teaching of courses in Orthodox Christian and Hellenic studies, modern and ancient Greek and the establishment of Orthodox Christian chapels on campus.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:29:32 GMT
<![CDATA[(Long-term Missionary) Youth Ministry in Sweden]]>

Provide religious instruction via:

  • Sunday Schools and Catechism
  • Bible Study and Religious Discussion Groups
  • Develop regular seminars and the corresponding instructional curriculum and appropriate materials

Worship: Provide training for youth to encourage serving in the altar, participating in the chanter’s stand/choir, preparing the prosphoron bread to be used during the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, and beautifying parishes through hagiography, embroidery, and other activities.

Fellowship: Organize youth groups at all levels (child, teenager, and young adult) where members may bond and grow in fellowship through participation in athletics, recreational activities, trips, and projects.

Cultural: Engaging the youth in activities that promote the Hellenic and Orthodox Christian culture, including musical concerts, drama productions, visits to museums, pilgrimages to holy sites.

Camps/Retreat: Organize and oversee the operation of the Metropolis Retreat Center, which will host summer camps and periodic retreats throughout the year for young people across the five nations comprising the Metropolis (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland). Interested parties will have the opportunity to also help with the establishment of the Retreat Center, which is presently still under development.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:26:29 GMT
<![CDATA[Maintenance Person]]>

Antiochian Village is looking for a self-starter, organized, motivated individual who can work independently to join our maintenance staff.  This full-time position would have the shared responsibility of maintenance, repair and upkeep of the facilities and grounds of the Antiochian Village.  Be a part of the Village Family as you serve the Church.

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:08:01 GMT
<![CDATA[(Long-term Missionary) University Faculty in Albania]]>

To provide a firm foundation for the future of the Orthodox Church of Albania Archbishop Anastasios has founded Logos University to educate leaders both for the Orthodox Church and to contribute to the broader society. In Albania today, mastery of English is a key skill which is a prerequisite for success in many areas of business, government and education. Establishing a strong English department at Logos University will help to position it as a leader in education in Albania.

The Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) is currently seeking faculty for the English and Theology Departments at Logos University in Tirana, Albania. Available positions include:

  • 2 people with PhD’s in any field of English or English literature
  • 4 people with master’s degrees in any field of English or English literature
  • 2 people with PhD’s in any field of theology
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:18:30 GMT

Christ the Savior Academy is looking for skilled teachers who are centered in the Orthodox Christian faith and who are (or are willing to become) familiar with a classical, trivium-based pedagogy. We seek teachers who are dedicated to their students' academic excellence and spiritual development, and who believe that education is both an intellectual and a moral endeavor. We hold that teachers should inspire students to reach their full intellectual, moral, and aesthetic potential as beings made in the image of God.

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:48:35 GMT
<![CDATA[Youth Director]]>

The Youth Director will build and support our youth ministry, create and maintain faith-centered events and activities, keep current ministry organized and work with clergy to develop new programs.  The Youth Director will also work closely with parents and volunteers, including recruiting and training of vounteer group.  All programs will emphasize our Orthodox faith and support the mission of the spiritual development of our youth and church family.

Job Responsibilities include the above plus the following:

  • Identify methods to reach out to the youth of the community.
  • Develop with Proistamenos a coordinated youth ministry calendar and a means to publicize and maintain it.
  • Organize church files and records related to the youth ministries program and create a "manual" for current and future use.

The Youth Director reports to the Proistamenos of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, and works closely with office staff, parish council VP of personnel, and clergy.

This job is a salaried, full-time position with benefits. 

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:54:16 GMT
<![CDATA[Shrine Museum Docent]]>

Job Title: Shrine Museum Docent

Reports to: Shrine Manager

Description: The position requires an experienced, responsible, and motivated person to open and close the Shrine according to its hours of operation while maintaining the integrity of the facility.  The docent is the Archdiocesan representative within the Colonial Quarter.   He or she presents the history of the Shrine, the glory of God through Orthodoxy, the history of the New Smyrna colonists and Avero House to large groups, families or individuals. 

Hours: Part time, 8-16 hours/week

Salary: $10.00 - $13.00 per hour, commensurate with experience

Experience: 1 year working in a retail, church or school environment; 1 year plus of working with a point of sale system; 1 year purchasing and receiving experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greet and welcome visitors.
  • Provide Museum and Chapel information to visitors.
  • Comfortably and positively work with guests to sell inventory.
  • Assist in cash handling functions including POS system, registers and daily reporting.
  • Maintain the daily operation of the gift shop within the guidelines of retail operating procedures.
  • Assist in merchandising functions including display and store design, inventory receiving through POS system, stocking merchandise, brochures, and chapel candles, and merchandise pricing.
  • Assist in accounting of inventory within the gift shop and museum along-side Shrine Manager.
  • Assure gift shop area, museum, chapel and courtyard achieve the highest standards in areas of cleanliness, presentation and service.
  • Sweep, dust, clean, organize merchandise.
  • Accurately take phone messages and phone orders.
  • Assist with preparation of bulk mailings.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:16:27 GMT
<![CDATA[Choir Director]]>

Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church ( is seeking a choir director, to begin his/her duties June 1, 2018. Responsibilities include: conducting the choir during the divine services and holding regular choir rehearsals. Salary is negotiable. Please contact Fr. Edward Henderson at 510-845-2944 or by email at

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:49:31 GMT
<![CDATA[Assistant Social Worker]]>

The National Philoptochos Assistant Social Worker will work closely with the National Philoptochos Social Worker and Social Services Chairs to serve clients who contact the Center of Philanthropy seeking assistance. In addition she/he will provide guidance to the chapters and metropolises, assisting them in meeting the needs of cases in their areas. It is imperative that the individual understands the mission and ethos of the National Philoptochos Society, has a service mentality and works with the utmost discretion, sensitivity and kindness. A Masters in Social Work degree is required. A working knowledge of the Greek language is a plus, but not required. This is a part time position.

Applications are being accepted

Please send Resume and accompanying documents to:

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:11:59 GMT
<![CDATA[SUMMER CAMP Staff Positions Available in WA state]]>

Thank you for your interest in joining the 2018 All Saints Camp Staff. Our camp is located in Northwest Washington on Raft Island.  All Saints Camp consists of 3 different camp sessions over a 2 week period with a 2 day staff training period.  We hold camp sessions for Elementary to High School youth.

Staff are expected to be at camp by Friday, July 6th at 8 pm. Please note that there are 2 different sessions the first week of camp, please choose your preference to work with Elementary or High School Students. All staff will work with Middle School aged students during the second week of camp. We do cover travel expenses for staff to come to Washington.

Camp sessions are:

Mandatory Counselor Training July 6 - 8.
High School & Elementary Camp: July 8 to 14.
Advanced Camp: July 15 to 21.

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:38:35 GMT
<![CDATA[Communications Director- Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta]]>

Communications Director – Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta


General Scope of Responsibilities

Under the direction of His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios (the “Metropolitan”), and the administrative

guidance of the Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta (“Metropolis”) and the Head Coaches of the Metropolis of Atlanta Strategic Plan (“Strategic Plan”) , this position is primarily responsible for:

 Directing the communications, community and public relations efforts of the Metropolis and the


 Being principally responsible for leading the communications efforts regarding the Strategic Plan,

including Communications Strategic Goals 3.1 and 3.2;

 Coordinating and collaborating with Parish communications liaisons across the Metropolis (“Parish

Champions”) concerning communications strategies and initiatives, and specifically coordinating the

efforts of the Parish Champions regarding Strategic Plan and Metropolis communications;

 Helping to promote and communicate about the Metropolis of Atlanta Diakonia Retreat Center


 Supporting the ministry of the Metropolitan with creative use of communications and information

technology; and

 Responding to the communications and information needs, as requested and approved, of the

parishes and ministries of the Metropolis, DRC, entities affiliated with the Metropolis, and the

Strategic Plan.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities


• Lead all efforts related to the continued maintenance and support of the Metropolis and Strategic Plan websites, working in conjunction with Strategic Plan Technology Task Force 10.1.

• Proactively work to make sure Metropolis, Strategic Plan and DRC maintains an effective presence on theweb including style/presence, search engines and new technologies.

• Help update Metropolis web presence with the latest communications from the Metropolitan.


• Create communication strategies to market, inform, and promote key messages, significant events and other campaigns assigned.

• Develop system to organize, prioritize and communicate Metropolis and DRC promotions and key messages.

• Create positive relationships with local and Southeastern media.

• Develop press releases and all written materials utilized for public relations purposes


Social Media

• Manage ongoing social media messaging and communication strategies, working in conjunction with

Strategic Plan Technology Task Force 10.2.

• Creatively build followings on various social media outlets including but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other effective or new social media outlets. Creative, Design & Brand Management

• Lead efforts to design all art and promotional materials related to Metropolis-wide, DRC and Strategic Plan activities with a high standard of creativity, excellence and effectiveness.

• Monitor the look and feel of all promotional materials representing Metropolis and its Strategic Plan and

• Develop creative ways to communicate desired messages with the Metropolis current and target audiences.

• Join brainstorming and creative sessions.

• Oversee efforts related to securing or responding to media attention.

• Help spearhead crisis communications responses for the Metropolis and its Parishes.

• Develop policy and procedures related to media relations.

• Enlist, equip and encourage qualified volunteers such as artists, designers, photographers, writers at

Metropolis and Parish levels.


Qualifications & Required Skills

• A heart for the Orthodox Christian faith, and a passion to use communications to reach others.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Degree in communications or related field

• Reasonable experience in corporate or non-profit organization communications.

• Proven ability to take projects from beginning to end.

• Organized and able to manage multiple projects.

• Action-oriented and displays focus, passion and initiative. Takes appropriate action when something needs to be done with a sense of urgency.

• Relates well to all kinds of people, builds effective relationships, and communicates effectively both

interpersonally and “corporately.”

• Great team player

• Organized, creative thinker and highly productive, working in a fast-paced environment.

• Committed to improvement, seeks constructive criticism, and understands strengths and weaknesses.

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:44:36 GMT
<![CDATA[Choir Director]]>

The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Atlanta, GA is currently seeking qualified candidates for its Choir Director position. Extensive knowledge of the order of the Divine Liturgy, the Holy Friday service, and the Salutation services of Great Lent, is required.  Additionally, applicants must have prior training and experience in choral conducting. A Bachelor degree in music is preferred, but not required. The selected candidate can anticipate conducting the Annunciation Cathedral Choir every Sunday morning (excluding the Sundays in the month of July), on selected Feast Days (Christmas, Easter, etc.) and on other Special Services as necessary throughout the year. The selected candidate will also be expected to hold rehearsals at least once a week.

Interested applicants should send a resume, a listing of all Divine Liturgy arrangements conducted, and a minimum of two professional references.

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 07:43:18 GMT
<![CDATA[Activities Director]]>



Primary Responsibility:  Assist Clergy and Parish Council and leaders of Parish ministries by providing support and continuity to existing programs and facilitate the growth of future Parish programs, with a particular emphasis on youth related activities.

Direct Report:  Parish Clergy and Parish Council Vice President of Activities

Managed By:  Church Administrator

Position:  Full Time






At a minimum, the Activities Director needs to demonstrate the following:


  • A sense of calling to youth ministry.

  • Ability to plan, organize, lead and guide complex projects and spontaneous activities related to Parish activities and youth ministries.

  • Excellent written and communications skills.

  • Ability to work closely with other staff members and develop a support team of volunteers made up of team players.

  • Knowledge of computer systems, including word processing, electronic communication software, membership software, and financial reporting and accounting software.

  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office and Publisher.

  • Able to safeguard confidential material.

  • Active in the liturgical life of an Orthodox Christian Church Parish.

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field from accredited university or college, or equivalent combination of education and youth work experience preferred.


In addition this position requires:


  • Background Check

  • Archdiocese Youth Protection Policy Training

  • CPR Certification



Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provide direct support to Clergy, Parish Council President, and Parish Council Vice President of Activities.

  • Become acquainted with parishioners, group leaders and various ministries as part of a 3-month orientation.


Parish Adult Ministries and Activities


  • Organize at least one adult activity for the Parish each week to possibly include but not limited to crafts, exercise, games, films or other special projects.

  • Assist Vice President of Activities in planning monthly fellowship activities.

  • Keep current the master calendar of all Parish events, meetings and activities.

  • Establish event planning checklist and procedures for church activities. 

  • Maintain a database of all past activities and the accompanying planning checklists for future reference.

  • Cultivate and support parishioners to serve as volunteers.

  • Establish a volunteer database and assist group leaders with the orientation and training of volunteers for various programs and ministries.


Parish Youth Ministries and Activities


  • Assist Parish Clergy and youth workers to promote to the youth an active liturgical life, service projects and events of the Parish and local community.

  • Assist Parish Clergy and Pastoral Assistant in organizing ministries that include but are not limited to: HOPE, JOY, GOYA, YAYP, Dance Ministries and OCF programs.

  • Participate in Metropolitan or Archdiocesan retreats, rallies, conventions, etc.

  • Oversee the operation of all athletic programs.

  • Interface with other Parish ministries dealing with youth.

  • Ensure the proper documentation is acquired and maintained for all young people participating in trips and programs.

  • Maintain a database of all past activities and the accompanying planning checklists for future reference.

  • Assist the Parish Clergy, Parish Council Treasurer and the Parish Finance Committee with preparing the youth budget and annual goals for the youth ministry.

  • Maintain a youth worker resource library.

  • Keep abreast of, participate in, and share with youth workers: training opportunities, resources, publications, and programs available through the Metropolis and Archdiocese and other relevant sources.

  • Work with and meet regularly with Parish Clergy, Pastoral Assistant, the Parish youth ministry team and any youth advisory groups to promote cohesion and coordination in all aspects of youth ministry.

  • Assist the Clergy, Pastoral Assistant and Cathedral Staff in the planning and execution of vacation bible school (Annunciation Summer Day Camp).

  • Develop and implement additional youth programs with approval of Clergy.

  • Maintain active and timely lines of communication with the youth, young adults, their parents and the Parish in general through periodical newsletters or inserts in the Parish’s established forms of communication, through phone calls, through email, website and social media.

  • Recruit parents and appropriate adults to serve as chaperones and as youth workers with the approval of the Parish Clergy.

  • Recruit and train youth workers.

  • Keep confidential sensitive communications with Clergy, Pastoral Assistant, Parish Council and Parish Administrator.

  • Meet with Parish Clergy before and after all youth activities/programs.

  • Provide regular reports to Parish Clergy.

  • Provide monthly written reports to Parish Council, and attend Parish Council meetings as requested.

  • Serve as ex-officio member of the EHCYD committee.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Other General Expectations


  • Always exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic and accountability.

  • Dependable, flexible, punctual and conscientious, honest, trustworthy and self-motivated.

  • Willing to be able to work at a fast pace with a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility. 

  • Willing to work evenings and weekends occasionally.

  • Be ever conscientious of the need for confidentiality.

  • Be a person who gives extreme attention to details with an eye for excellence.

  • Have an energetic attitude with the willingness to seek new information, training, and resources when needed.








Sat, 27 Jan 2018 07:38:06 GMT
<![CDATA[Summer Camp Director]]>


This administrative position oversees and manages the day-to-day operations and functions of St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Summer Camp 2018, under the direction of the Parish council and Summer Camp committee.


The primary functions of this position are to uphold the mission of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Summer Camp and lead a team of counselors.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong personal and organizational skills and display the capacity for flexibility. The ideal Director will make decisions regarding curriculum and will supervise staff and campers. This program will serve preschool age children of 3 years old to middle school age of 13 years old. Before and aftercare assistance if needed for campers would be under the care of director.  Director must be Orthodox, energetic, and be a positive role model.

Start Date: April 2018

End Date: August 2018


Fri, 26 Jan 2018 11:52:08 GMT
<![CDATA[St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press & Bookstore - Retail / Customer Service / Bookkeeping Position]]>’s-Monastery-Press-&-Bookstore---Retail---Customer-Service---Bookkeeping-Position.html

St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press & Bookstore is a growing Orthodox publisher and retail bookstore at St. Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan PA. Burning Bush Coffee Roasters, located inside St. Tikhon’s Bookstore, is a small batch artisan coffee roastery serving parishes throughout the US,  local establishments and consumers. We are looking for 1 qualified person to grow with us!

About Us: St. Tikhon’s Monastery, established in 1905, is the oldest Orthodox Christian Monastery in the United States. St. Tikhon’s Press and Bookstore has served the Orthodox Church in North America since 1950. St. Tikhon’s Press is the leading publisher of Orthodox service books for the American church. STM bookstore serves hundreds of parishes, parish bookstores, retail bookstores, and online bookstores with books, icons, gifts, liturgical items and more.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:08:13 GMT’s-Monastery-Press-&-Bookstore---Retail---Customer-Service---Bookkeeping-Position.html
<![CDATA[Missions Administrative Assistant]]>


An immediate staffing need for a Missions Administrative Assistant to serve both the Missionary and Mission Teams Directors.  The general functions are assisting in the administrative program activity of the Missionary and Teams Departments.


The position will require occasional interfacing with clergy as well as team and missionary applicants, candidates, team members and missionaries serving in the field.  We are searching for someone who can work effectively with supervisors, peers and subordinate personnel; work in a detailed and organized manner with a professional attitude; someone with basic computer skills and capability to learn new computer skills; and has an interest in the mission work of the Church.


Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in all departmental administrative and clerical aspects of the Missionary and Teams programs, especially efforts related to answering inquiries, recruiting support, missionary/team member file creation and maintenance, and missionary/team member support.
  2.  Assist with monitoring projects conducted by missionaries and teams as required.
  3.  Scheduling of evaluation, orientation and training in preparation for deployment.
  4. Assist in researching, tracking and issuing of financial information and reports for missionaries and team members.
  5.  Track program indicators and assist with preparation of departmental management reports.
  6. General administrative tasks such as typing, filing, data-entry, and working with spreadsheets.
  7. Perform other work-related duties as required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing ministry with competitive compensation and medical insurance.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:34:03 GMT
<![CDATA[Summer Intern, Y2AM]]>,-Y2AM.html


Assist Y2AM in uploading material to new website, maintaining database of online assets, and assist in other projects as needed. 



The following list represents the major tasks required of this position. Other duties may be assigned at the Y2AM’s Director’s discretion.


Administrative Duties:

·      Answer phone calls in the absence of the Administrative Coordinator and take messages as needed.


Web Development:

·      Migrate content from existing Y2AM websites into Liferay system;

·      Input new content into Liferay system;

·      Ensure that all content is appropriately and thoroughly tagged and sorted.


Database Management:

·      Organize and administer database of images and graphics used in social media outreach;

·      Identify need for new images (and assist in creation as needed).


Research and Writing:

·      Assist, as needed, in the drafting and editing of blogs, scripts, press releases, and other writings;

·      Research theological or other sources to find supporting documentation for writings.

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:01:41 GMT,-Y2AM.html
<![CDATA[Elementary Montessori Teacher]]>

Cathedral Montessori School (CMS) is a non-profit school seeking a certified Elementary Montessori Guide for Grade 1-3 for the 2018-2019 school year to commence August 2018.  Candidates should have the Montessori credentials for Elementary Grades and be experienced in the elementary classroom.  A complete renovation and addition to the school has provided new facilities for preschool through Grade 6.  Those interested in this position should sent a letter of interest and resume to

CMS began in 2010 with the support and commitment of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the city of New Orleans. Infused with the church’s respect for tradition, cultural diversity, and community-building, CMS stands as a testament to Holy Trinity’s local commitment and global perspective and is founded on Christian principles open to students of all religious, cultural, and racial backgrounds. It strives to create an atmosphere that fosters the love of God and the love of humanity. Its students are offered opportunities for formal worship in the Greek Orthodox tradition, as well as the study of Christianity and other world religions.

Having grown from the benevolence of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Cathedral Montessori celebrates diversity of culture, tradition, and faith. It is our mission to prepare students for a life of independent and self-directed learning in a community that fosters a love of knowledge, pride in individual difference, and a harmonious relationship with the social and natural environment.



Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:12:20 GMT