Youth Ministries Coordinator

The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral  was chartered by the State of Ohio in 1910.  Since that time, the Cathedral has grown to serving approximately 800 families throughout Columbus (Ohio's capital city and one of the fastest growing cities in the US) and Central Ohio.  The current beautiful Cathedral complex was constructed in 1990, replacing the original facility built in 1922. The original chapel is still a part of the Cathedral complex, which includes the cathedral, banquet and social hall complete with a kitchen area and stage, bookstore, archive room, choir, and music rooms, Greek School and Sunday School classrooms, meeting rooms, and Cathedral offices.  In addition to the youth organizations identified in the job description, some of the other organizations and ministries include Philoptochos, Greek Olympic Society, Fifty Plus Group, Cathedral Foundation, Hellenic Singers, and St. Matrona Miracles of God Ministry. 

The Youth Ministries Coordinator is responsible for creating, instituting, and promoting youth programs ranging in age from early childhood through college. These programs include but are not limited to the following: Church and Greek Language Schools, HOPE, JOY, GOYA, YAL, OCF, Sigma Epsilon Phi at The Ohio State University and all dance groups.  The Youth Ministries Coordinator shall serve as a resource in assisting teachers, advisors, and parents to energize, cultivate and guide the youth of our community.

Additionally, the Youth Ministries Coordinator must be willing to recruit, equip, and encourage students to be Christ centered and involved in church life through active participation in youth ministry programs.  


  • Coordinate programs with the clergy, teachers, parents, and the Cathedral Parish Family working toward the common goal of education, fellowship, and strengthening spiritual development in the Orthodox faith.
  • Collaborate in the creation and implementation of a Church School and a dynamic Youth Ministry curriculum that reflects the needs of the students, while adhering to guidelines and structure outlined by the Archdiocese Religious Education Department, the Archdiocese and Metropolis Offices of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and the National OCF Office.
  • Oversee preparation and implementation of Church School and Youth Ministry events, programs, and other functions.
  • Coordinates activities and serves as a resource for the Greek Language School Superintendent and Board.
  • Collaborate with lay advisors and youth leaders to encourage participation in all youth ministry programs.
  • Drives and facilitates the development of annual goals for the Youth Ministry programs with input and coordination from the Cathedral Dean and other key members of the various youth ministries
  • Helps provide monthly Religious Education and Youth Ministry reports to the Cathedral Dean and Parish Council Youth Liaisons at each monthly Parish Council meeting.
  • Seek to build strong relationships with the children and their parents of the parish.
  • Advocate for the needs of the children and promotes intergenerational relationships.
  • Responsible for adherence and enforcement of the Archdiocesan and Metropolis youth protection policies.
  • Oversee ordering of instructional materials and supplies for Church School and Youth Ministry programs.
  • Attend conferences and development sessions of the Metropolis and Archdiocese for the purpose of continuing education in Religious Education and Youth Ministry; continually updating his/her subject knowledge and teaching/supervisory methods through private study as well as professional development activities.
  • Closely collaborates with other ministries of the Cathedral to minimize scheduling conflicts and looks for synergistic opportunities.


  • Must be an Orthodox Christian in canonical good standing
  • Must possess at a minimum a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (theological degree preferred)
  • Ability to work with, supervise and lead Church School staff and Youth Advisors
  • Recognizes the rights and needs of all individuals with clarity, sensitivity and integrity
  • Good interpersonal skill, including conflict resolution, as well as good oral and written communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills
  • A good understanding of social media, electronic and other communication outlets
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook
  • Demonstrates appreciation of the Greek culture

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a letter of introduction and professional resume to:

Frances Latousakis Bäby
Annunciation Cathedral Human Services Committee 

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Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

555 North High StreetColumbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-224-9020

Posted on: March 15, 2023