29 Apr, 2021

Leadership Development Coordinator

$65,000 yearly
  • CYC Ministries
  • Wantirna VIC, Australia
Full time Camps & Outdoor Education Church Minister / Pastor / Leadership Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

Are you passionate about raising up and releasing the next generation of young leaders?

About CYC Ministries

As the ministry department of Christian Youth Camps, CYC Ministries facilitates over 40 camps and events for young people, families and leaders predominantly held across our five campsites in Victoria. Whilst our Christian faith is at the core of what we do, CYC camps and events extend to young people and families from a diverse range of backgrounds aiming to encourage campers to develop new skills, grow in their confidence, create life-long memories as well as engage in Christian input and discuss issues around life and faith.

About the position

Working closely with the CYC Ministries Manager, the Leadership Development Coordinator will provide strategic direction and oversight to the leadership development ministry area. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape our current ministry of over 400 active volunteers; equipping them for leadership both on camp, but also in their church, school, work and university; as well as overseeing our Internship, Leader in Training programs, and our EQUIP Leadership training events. The successful applicant will also be responsible for growing this ministry beyond its current shape, including the development of new programs and opportunities.

About the person

As the successful applicant you will be able to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • A mature and consistent Christian faith with active involvement in a Christian community
  • A passion for developing young leaders in their faith, who they are as well as their practical leadership
  • A passion for the impact of the gospel through camping ministry
  • An ability to connect relationally both with staff and volunteers
  • An ability to effectively plan, organise and problem solve
  • A willingness to invest in this role over the longer term to see ongoing growth

As the successful applicant you will also have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proven ability to lead a ministry through setting vision and inspiring others to get on board
  • Proven experience in team leadership and volunteer management
  • Proven ability to work in a staff team environment
  • High level of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Theological qualification (preferred)
  • Driver’s license and Working With Children Check

To apply

This is a full-time salaried position, equivalent to 38 hours per week. Due to the nature of this role, there would be some out-of-hours work and camp involvement expected as part of the salary arrangement. The position will be based out of our office in Wantirna, but will include out-of-office school holiday commitments.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and a copy of your resume to Tim Cameron via the 'Apply to this Job' button below. Initial applications will close Sunday May 23rd.

Positional Results Description for this role is available on request.

Closing Date

Sunday May 23rd

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