Thursday, May 26, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orthodox Christian Fellowship
May 26, 2005 P.O. Box 249
Boston, MA 02130
OCF Builds Ministry for the Future
Staff Expanding- Job Opportunity Available
Boston, MA – Another banner school year for Orthodox Christian Fellowship is winding down, full of milestones including new OCFs and expanding National Programs; OCF is looking to continue this momentum into the future. At its recent annual spring meeting in Denver, Colorado the OCF Executive Committee approved expansion of the OCF Staff to meet the growing ministry demands. OCF seeks to expand its full-time staff at its National Office in Boston, Massachusetts. OCF is searching for a highly organized, self-motivated individual to plan and implement its OCF Programs under the guidance of the Program Director and serve as a point of contact for the more than 200 local OCF chapters.
The full-time Program Coordinator will work to further OCF’s mission of keeping Orthodox college students connected to the life-giving Church. The Program Coordinator will assist the Program Director to expand and create new programs and extend cooperation with outside organizations. They will work intimately with the OCF National Student Advisory Board coordinating the programs and guiding there efforts.
The qualified applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and/or relevant ministry experience. Excellent organizational and Microsoft Office skills are essential, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with, motivate and lead college students, high school students and supporters of the OCF ministry.
For the last two years, national program coordination and administration of the office has been managed by Joseph J. Samra III and guided by the OCF Executive Committee. Mr. Samra has been an integral part of OCF since 2002. To set in motion the staff expansion, Executive Director, Rev. Timothy Sas promoted Mr. Samra to the position of Program Director to offer leadership to all OCF Programming, including the College Conference, Real Break, and The Basil Leaf newsletter. Furthermore Mr. Samra will work to promote OCF, and its activities to the larger Orthodox Community, and advance OCF’s fundraising strategy.
OCF offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please visit the OCF website at www.ocf.net, for a complete position description. Interested applicants for the Program Coordinator position please send resume with cover letter and two references to OCF – Program Coordinator Search, PO Box 249, Boston, MA 02130 or email these to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be addressed by Rev. Timothy Sas at (218) 722-5957 or email@example.com.
Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official campus ministry effort of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA). It is a Pan-Orthodox effort, overseen by an Executive Committee and aided by a sixteen person Student Advisory Board. The office is located in Boston, MA, where a full time staff develops OCF programs and resources. The staff is available to guide and support local OCF chapters through communication with the larger Orthodox community, national programs, and development of resources for use by Orthodox college students. SCOBA designated the 3rd Sunday in September each year as “College Student Sunday” to raise awareness of our students on campus and OCF’s activities.