Effective Christian Ministry Cohort Coach

Department Mission Statement: To introduce young people to Christ and invite them to live out their relationship with the Lord in the Church.
Job Title: Effective Christian Ministry Cohort Coach
Number of Openings: 8
Position Reports To: Effective Christian Ministry Cohort Director

Type: Independent Contractor
Hours per week: 7 - 10 hours
Hourly Wage: $25.00 per hour
Duration: August 2021 - May 2022

Last Revised: June 1, 2021
Location: Remote

Vision:

To be able to clearly and concisely articulate the vision of the Department and apply that vision to all ministry work.

Primary Purpose:

Provide encouragement, facilitate Cohort problem solving, and give support to an assigned Cohort of parish Teams participating in the ECM Cohort Training Program.

Duties:

While additional duties may be assigned at the discretion of the ECM Cohort Director, the following list represents the major tasks required of this position:

  • Pray that our Lord Jesus Christ guide and bless this training program and participants.
  • Be assigned to one Cohort (comprised of 3-5 parish Teams).
  • Meet with ECM Coaches and Cohort Director weekly.
  • Attend and participate in all Cohort training program events via Zoom.
  • Review and offer feedback on bi-weekly Cohort homework.
  • Provide 90 minutes of "office hours" for your Cohort via Zoom per month.
  • Answer emails and phone calls related to your Cohort.
  • Meet once per month with the entire Cohort (to be set by Coach).
  • Meet once per month with each Team (to be set by Coach).

Calendar:

Must be available to work on the following dates:

  • August 2021: Coach training (Coaches are expected to complete the "Effective Christian Ministry" online course in advance of this training).
  • September 4, 2021: Summit 1 (All day online), ECM Cohort Training begins.
  • December 4, 2021: Summit 2 (All day online).
  • May 28, 2022: ECM Cohort Training concludes (All day online).
  • October-November & January-April: Webinars 1st Tuesday of the month.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Commitment to Y2AM mission and core values.
  • Formal Orthodox education is preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with Orthodox youth and young adults.
  • Completion and knowledge of the "Effective Christian Ministry" online course.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and mentoring skills.
  • Professionalism and reliability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Computer literate including the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite and network environments. Mac preferred.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two reference letters with their application to y2am@goarch.org

Posted by

Effective Christian Ministry

A program of the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
8 East 79th Street 
New York, NY 10075

Email: y2am@goarch.org

Posted on: June 08, 2021