29 Apr, 2021

Families Ministry 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 someone who is excited by building new ministry opportunities?

Have you got a passion for and experience in leading ministry to families, as well as a commitment to engaging young people with the gospel?


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 Families Ministry Coordinator will continue to develop our rapidly growing families ministry area. The successful applicant will not only have oversight over coordinating staff and/or key volunteers to run each of our current Family Camps, but you will have the opportunity to develop new families ministry programs and events in line with our broader ministry vision. At the same time, this role will be responsible for the development and implementation of an ongoing discipleship program to engage our campers beyond camp, providing campers with opportunities to grow deeper in their faith as well as encouraging them to connect and engage with local church communities.


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 the opportunity to minister to families from a variety of backgrounds
  • A passion to see young people understand and experience the gospel for themselves
  • 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 establish and lead a ministry through setting vision and inspiring others to get on board
  • Proven ability to build connection and relationships with parents and families
  • 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
  • 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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