07 Jun, 2021

Program Coordinator - CRU Educational Camps

  • The Crusader Union of Australia
  • Galston NSW, Australia
Full time Admin & Office Support

Job Description

Combine your talent for administration and coordination with your passion for youth and kids ministry!

CRU Educational Camps, a division within CRU which runs fully-programmed camps for school groups during term times, is looking for a strong administrator with outstanding customer service.

Based at CRU’s Galston Gorge campsite and surrounded by the wonders of natural bushland, the full-time Program Coordinator will join a close-knit team as they book, write, and organise programs for CRU Educational Camps.

The successful candidate will thrive in a busy environment and will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Efficient liaising with schools (via the phone, email, and/or in meetings at the school and/or at the campsite) to design a program that will meet their camping requirements;
  • Liaising with camp sites to ensure that all pre-camp information is finalised and confirmed. This includes being responsible for all Special Dietary information to ensure a safe delivery of food to all campers, as the liaison person between schools and kitchens;
  • Booking and confirming of camp logistics prior to camp (e.g. transport, activities, accommodation, external providers);
  • Responsibility for initial camp cost quotes and post camp invoices, in line with the set budgets;
  • Following up groups to confirm bookings and gather any overdue pre-camp information;
  • Administration management of the CRU Educational Camps office, including ordering stationery, arranging photocopier/fax repairs, ensuring the maintenance of a professional office environment etc;
  • Leading, directing or speaking on 8-14 CRU Camps per year; including CRU Educational Camps, CRU Holiday Camps, and CRU Day Camps.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Mature and consistent Christian faith with active involvement in a Christian church, with sound biblical teaching (as evidence of commitment to Christian ministry and service);
  • A commitment to and belief in the value of camping for providing a positive environment for evangelism, and a willingness to be involved in such programs;
  • Friendly, approachable and polite demeanour, and a desire to work closely with school staff in developing programs
  • Passion for providing friendly, personalised customer service;
  • Strong organisational skills and office efficiency, and the ability to prioritise;
  • Excellent phone manner;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a strong eye for detail;
  • Possess a high standard of personal presentation, coupled with energy and commitment;
  • Experience in designing, preparing and presenting educational programs, desirable not essential;
  • Experience in preparing and presenting Christian talks and studies, desirable not essential;
  • Computer literacy, particularly in ‘Word’ and ‘Excel’;
  • Interest and experience in working with students from school years K-12;
  • A desire to work closely with school staff in developing and implementing programs;
  • Ability to work independently, and within a team, and willingness to work irregular hours as necessary;


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!


  1. Download the full position description with selection criteria that is attached under 'additional documentation'.
  2. Complete an online application at edu.au/cecapply, which will provide an opportunity to upload a CV and cover letter.


If you have further questions, you can contact our Recruitment Manager via staffing@cru.edu.au

Additional documentation

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