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Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

301 South 6th St. W
Missoula, Montana (United States)

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Job ID: 49369
Job Views: 20562
Location: Missoula, MT
Zip Code: 59801
Job Category: Lay Ministry
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Salary: $30,000.00 per year
Posted: 05.08.2017

Pastoral Assistant

Missoula, MT

Job Description

Job Description 

Under the direction of the Parish Priest, the Pastoral Assistant is expected to assist in ministering to the various spiritual, educational and social needs of the young people of the parish, as well as to support the administrative operation of the parish. The Ministry Assistant must enjoy spending time with young people, exhibit a high level of administrative organization, be a responsible adult at least 21 years of age, and be active in the liturgical and social life of the parish; establishing himself/herself as a role model in all aspects of the Orthodox Christian way of life. The duties and responsibilities of the Ministry Assistant include (but are not limited to): 


1.Assisting parish priest in operation and administration of the parish, including holding office hours, maintaining parish databases, and communicating with parishioners. 

2.Support parish priest in the creation of Sunday Bulletin, daily email, and maintaining of church Facebook page.

3.Organizing and maintaining youth organizations, including OCF and other parish youth ministries, and working with the parish priest in helping to educate the young people about Orthodox Christianity. 

4.Familiarizing himself/herself with the resources available through the Archdiocese and Metropolis and for maintaining resources for availability at the parish. 

5.Meeting regularly with the parish priest and parish’s Youth Ministry Team to promote cohesion and coordination in all aspects of youth ministry. 

6.Working with Sunday school in helping develop curriculum for classes and visiting classes periodically to support teachers. 

7.Creating and maintaining a budget for youth ministries in conjunction with Parish Priest and Treasurer. 


8.The Ministry Assistant will report directly to the parish priest, and will provide a report of past and future activities to the parish at the general assembly at the discretion of the parish priest. 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements 

1. A member in good standing of the Orthodox Church, knowledgeable about the beliefs and practices of the             Church, with a deep love for Christ and a calling for parish/youth ministry. 

2.While first preference will be given to graduates of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, and secondly to Hellenic College graduates, the minimum required degree is a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited four year college or university. 

3.Prior experience in youth ministry. 


4.Excellent communication, organizational, and administrative skills. 

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