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Position: Parish Activities Coordinator
Status: Full time
Supervisor: Parish Council Liaison

In 1907 a small group of Greek immigrants drew up the constitution of the Greek Orthodox Community of Oregon and established a church dedicated to the Holy Trinity. Today, Holy Trinity is a bustling community of over 800 families spread throughout the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan area, with innumerable ministries serving its parishioners and the community at large.


The Parish Activities Coordinator shall work a minimum of 40 hours per week. The Parish Activities Coordinator needs to be an energetic and charismatic individual whose focus shall be to provide support and continuity to existing programs and facilitate the growth of future church programs. The Coordinator will work with the leaders of parish ministries with a particular emphasis on youth related activities. The Parish Activities Coordinator shall connect parishioners with groups and programs of interest t them.


  • Become acquainted with parishioners, group leaders and various ministries as part of a 3-month orientation
  • Establish and maintain a master calendar of all church events, meetings, and activities.
  • Schedule facilities reservations.
  • Establish event planning checklist and procedures for church activities. Maintain a database of all past activities and the accompanying planning checklists for future reference.
  • Cultivate and support parishioners to serve as volunteers. Establish a volunteer database and assist group leaders with the orientation and training of volunteers for various programs.
  • Assist in coordination, development and implementation of youth ministries. Publish periodic youth activities newsletter.
  • Meet as needed with ministry leaders to solicit program suggestions, establish goals/objectives, present reports and updates on ministry programs.
  • Collaborate with ministry leaders in promoting spiritual, cultural, social and philanthropic activities.
  • Create and chair a Parish Activities Council that will provide a forum for ministry leaders to share ideas and review activity calendars.
  • Assist in the coordination of major parish activities including but not limited to; annual community picnic, New Year’s Eve party.
  • Establish office hours, when the Coordinator will be available to parishioners and staff.
  • Provide regular reports to the Parish Council and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Parish Council liaison/supervisor.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church ® Portland, Oregon

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