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What We Do

Campus Ministry.

To put it simply, we serve college students.

OCF offers college students rich community in Christ, inspiring a life-long love of God and neighbor.

Staff Core Values

We are

Christ-centered

&

student-focused.

Everything we do is rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ.  College students are our priority.

We set

high expectations

&

provide

high support.

We believe in excellence and we put forth our best effort.  We build one another up and hold each other accountable.

We are

personally

inspired

&

devoted to

teamwork.

Our greatest strengths lie in our passion for this ministry and our commitment to one another and our collective work.

We foster

bold

&

self-emptying

leadership.

We are innovative leaders in the Church.  We aren’t afraid to take risks and we celebrate our successes without ego.  We lift up the work of others whenever we can.

We are

motivated to

“make it better.”

We challenge ourselves to embody an attitude of constant growth.  We both accept and offer feedback to endlessly advance how we reach and engage our students.

Why Join Our Team?

Do work that matters.

Do work that matters.

By working with us, you can impact the lives of college students immediately. You’ll be encouraged to think creatively, pursue new and better ways to serve students, and look for God’s transformative love in your work every day.

Live an integrated life.

Live an integrated life.

At OCF, we like to keep our priorities straight. Our journey in the faith and spiritual growth, our family priorities, and our responsibilities within this ministry co-exist in a healthy way. We are first and foremost servants working out our own salvation, and you will be part of a supportive community that encourages and challenges you to live a Christian life to its fullest.

Work with flexibility.

Work with flexibility.

We’re a remote team which means we have the opportunity to tailor our schedules and choose our own workspaces. We also love technology that keeps us connected and on task. You’ll have the freedom to identify with your manager a balance that makes sense for both your job responsibilities and your context and stage of life.

Serve with authentic, smart teammates.

Serve with authentic, smart teammates.

At OCF, your teammates are people you like, respect, and want to hang out with. We value collaboration and striving for excellence together. You won’t be micro-managed, and you will always be supported by competent, engaging managers who are interested in seeing you thrive.

Stay Young.

Stay Young.

Serving college students means we’re often up-to-date on the latest apps, trending music, or funny memes. We strive to stay in touch with college life as it is today to better serve our students. At OCF, you’ll work hard, laugh a lot, and be constantly amazed as you witness life-changing moments in the lives of students.

Current Openings

Ministry Coordinator

Overview of OCF

OCF offers college students rich community in Christ, inspiring a life-long love of God and neighbor. We are looking for a full-time Ministry Coordinator who has a passion for ministry to college students to join our team. Learn more about OCF, our Mission and Vision, and our Core Values.

Position Overview

This is a full-time, salaried position that reports to our Director of Ministries, Christina Andresen. The Ministry Coordinator will work closely with the ministry team of OCF in the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the ministry efforts, programs, and offerings for college students- including and not limited to: College Conference, Real Break, Summer Leadership Institute, virtual ministry, and retreats. You will have the opportunity to advance new initiatives which engage students in their faith. You will also be highly involved with the equipping and mentoring of, and collaboration with, our Student Leadership Board.

 

Responsibilities

  • As part of the ministry team, plan and execute ministerial activities, including student-planned events, virtual offerings, and national programs
  • Participate in and facilitate student programming virtually and in person
  • Participate in the development of student and chapter resources that encourage personal spiritual growth and provide program ideas for local chapters
  • Assist with preparation of and adherence to program budgets
  • Communicate with and advise chapter leaders
  • Proactively pursue the engagement of more students
  • Creatively and strategically develop new student programming initiatives
  • Equip and mentor student leaders both individually and as members of teams in collaboration with the Director of Ministries and Student Leadership Board spiritual advisor
  • Prioritize student communication and needs

Ideal Background

  • Highly collaborative style; experience with developing and implementing programs and initiatives
  • Exceptional communicator, both written and spoken, with good people skills
  • Proven track record in a team setting
  • Excellent time management skills who is organized and willing to be held accountable
  • Technologically savvy
  • A strong track record as an implementer and facilitator who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force along with having a passion for working with college students and being involved in their lives
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, students, board members, volunteers, donors, and other supporters
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurially; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives

Requirements

  • Faith and Education: Due to the nature of and responsibilities for this position, an Orthodox Christian who has a foundational knowledge of the faith and experience with the various traditions within American Orthodoxy is essential. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Travel: Candidates must be willing to travel several times a year as it relates to program responsibilities.
  • Experience and Values:
    • 2+ years of experience in program design and/or implementation
    • Experience with mentoring as well as growing teams
    • A technology enthusiast who adopts new technology early and is a quick learner of new applications
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, virtual environment preferred
    • Resonate with OCF core values and mission
Ministry Intern
  • Type: Part-time
  • Hours per Week: 10, a combination of fixed and flexible hours based on availability and ministry needs
  • Hourly Wage: $15
  • Location: Remote

Primary Purpose

The Ministry Team of OCF is responsible for the creation, implementation, and evaluation of all staff- and student-led campus ministry efforts. The Ministry Intern will be an integral part of this team, providing support and administrative assistance for all OCF ministry efforts and taking the lead on new student data collection and outreach.

 

Job Responsibilities

While additional responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the Ministry Coordinator, the following list represents the major tasks required of this position:

  • Participation in the development and implementation of Ministry Team objectives and key results
  • Coordination of student outreach efforts, including high school and camp programming, relationships with partner organizations and parishes, and alumni ambassador development
  • Program registration setup and maintenance
  • Coordination of many aspects of national program logistics
  • On-site support at the Summer Leadership Institute (August) and one College Conference location (December)
  • Technology setup and support
  • Hosting virtual programs
  • Product ordering and mailing
  • Chapter and student content and resource development

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Orthodox Christian in good standing
  • Committed to OCF’s mission and core values
  • Familiarity with OCF structure and programs preferred
  • Confidence in communicating with and presenting to all OCF stakeholders, including partner organizations, parish leaders, and bishops
  • Professional, reliable, and self-motivated
  • Creative and organized problem-solver
  • Technologically savvy and willing to learn new platforms—the Ministry Team primarily relies on G Suite, Slack, monday.com, RegFox, and DonorPerfect, and we’re always looking to improve our workflow with technology

Application

To apply, please provide:

  1. A brief letter of interest regarding the position 
  2.  An up-to-date resume  

Applicants will be reviewed and contacted based upon the order of submitted applications and with a hope that the position will be filled as quickly as possible with an anticipated start date as early as January 15!