Scripture Union Queensland

Who we are

Scripture Union is a Christian organisation seeking to bring God’s love, hope and good news to children, young people and their families. We work with local schools, local churches of all denominations, and community groups, towards a common vision: To see each child and young person connected and supported in community, serving others, and experiencing fullness of life.

Our values

Children and young people matter

Every child and young person matters deeply to God and deserves a safe and meaningful life.

Working together

We support families and adult role models as they seek to positively influence children’s lives. We work with schools, local communities, and churches in serving children and young people and their families.

Stewardship

As stewards of opportunities and resources, we will remain creative, innovative, sustainable, responsive, and effective.

Respect

We treat all people with respect, holding an attitude of servanthood and unity of purpose.

Discovery

Respecting choice, we encourage children and young people to explore their spirituality.

02 May, 2019
About Scripture Union Queensland Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels. About the role Reporting to the IT Manager, this role will see the successful applicant become a key member of the IT team. The Software Developer is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and development of SU Qld’s internal Intranet, public web based services, automation of internal IT Systems, proprietary software products and custom solutions to integrate with external providers and cloud-based services.  You can expect to be working primarily with PHP, Python, JavaScript, MySQL, Git, Docker, Linux (Ubuntu). In addition to maintaining our existing software-based solutions, we are looking for a candidate who is enthusiastic about helping us investigate and adopt appropriate new tools and technologies in support of SU Qld’s mission.  This is a full-time contract for 12 months. The ideal candidate will have multiple years professional experience in each of the following areas: Multiple object-oriented programming languages (at least one of them being Javascript, Python or PHP) A mainstream relational database and ORM layer (ideally MySQL / Doctrine) Developing in a Linux environment and writing robust production-grade Linux shell scripts Working on a large, complex codebase using Object-oriented design principles Using a modern VCS such as git to share code in a team environment   The following technical skills are also highly desirable for this role: Web frontend design using HTML/CSS Experience with jQuery or AngularJS Experience with modern web frontend tools such as React, Angular, Sass, Webpack Exposure to and understanding of unit testing (such as PHPUnit) Exposure to PHP frameworks (particularly Symfony) Experience working with packaging and dependency management tools such as Composer or NPM. Use of Docker and/or Kubernetes for containerization and deployment Understanding of continuous integration, release cycles and development processes Experience working with a full-featured language type system e.g. TypeScript or Mypy Experience creating / maintaining web APIs (RPC, REST, GraphQL) Proven skills in UI/UX Design Applications In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following: Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the key accountabilities listed above under “The ideal candidate will have…” and your cultural fit within SU QLD. No more than two pages in total. Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the role statement Current CV   Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au . The closing date for this position is Monday 20th May 2019.  For all other general enquiries please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566. (Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)  
Scripture Union Queensland Fortitude Valley QLD, Australia Full time
30 Apr, 2019
About Scripture Union Queensland Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels. About the role We are seeking a passionate Fundraising Coordinator with previous strategic fundraising expertise and experience.   Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, you will assist the team manager with the implementation of SU QLD’s fundraising strategies and initiatives.  You will be responsible for developing donors in specified segments and nurturing those donors up the donor pyramid.  The Fundraising Coordinator will organize fundraising activities within specified segments to reach revenue targets while ensuring that it is a supported and positive experience for the supporter.  The ideal candidate will have: Highly developed customer service and communication skills (especially via phone and electronic communication) Minimum 3 years’ fundraising and partnership experience in the not-for-profit sector Demonstrated experience in assisting in the development of fundraising strategy creation and implementation Demonstrated hands-on experience and proven ability to grow and develop long term and long-lasting relationships with donors Demonstrated strong organisational skills and abilities Experience in communicating in a range of settings to a wide variety of people CFRE or FIA Certificate of Fundraising or Degree qualified in business, fundraising or marketing related disciplines preferred Applications In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following: Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed above in bullet points under the “The ideal candidate will have” No more than two pages in total. Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the role statement Current CV Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au . The closing date for this position is Monday 27th May 2019.  For all other general enquiries please contact People Services on (07) 3112 6566. (Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)
Scripture Union Queensland Fortitude Valley QLD, Australia Full time
16 Jul, 2018
About Scripture Union Queensland Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels. School Chaplaincy SU QLD chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support to school communities. They are in the prevention and support business: helping students find a better way to deal with issues ranging from family breakdown and loneliness, to drug abuse, depression and anxiety. They provide a listening ear and a caring presence for kids in crisis, and those who just need a friend. They also provide support for staff and parents in school communities. We have multiple chaplaincy positions available across Queensland. To find out more and to apply go to www.suqld.org.au/partner/become-a-chaplain Please call 07 3112 6073 if you have any questions. (Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)
Scripture Union Queensland Multiple Locations Part time / Full time