20 Jul, 2021

Holiday Camps Coordinator

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

Job Description

Are you passionate about the opportunity that Christian camping offers to shape young people’s lives?

Are you a driven and creative leader with team leadership experience?

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

Through this exciting new role, the Holiday Camps Coordinator will oversee and equip our existing staff team of Camp Directors to implement our Holiday Camps ministry to Primary and Teen aged young people.

Through their leadership of this team, the successful applicant will take continue to ensure the growth of our Holiday Camps ministry as a whole, develop consistency across our camping programs, whilst also encouraging individual expressions across sites. Through this they will continue to develop, implement and maintain the processes and procedures required to support the ongoing growth and effectiveness of each of our Holiday Camps.

Working alongside the CYC Ministries Manager, and within the senior staff team, this role will also play a significant role in shaping the future direction of CYC Ministries.

About the person

This position should appeal to someone with a strong background in, and passion for working in Christian camping, with the opportunity to be a part of the further growth of an already established ministry.

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 impact of the gospel through camping ministry
  • An ability to connect relationally both with staff and volunteers
  • A high level of personal as well as administrative organisation
  • 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 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
  • Experience in camping ministry is 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 August 15th

Positional Results Description for this role is available on request.

Closing Date

15th August 2021

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