26 Nov, 2021

Event Safety Coordinator

  • Scripture Union Australia
  • Remote
Full time Admin & Office Support

Job Description

  • Flexible location - Role can be based anywhere in Australia for the right candidate!
  • Are you passionate about people and child safety?
  • Excellent time management skills?
  • Do you want to use your administration and coordination experience to make a difference in the lives of young people, families, schools and wider local communities?

About Scripture Union Australia

Scripture Union Australia (SUA) is an interdenominational Christian movement committed to providing Australian children, young people and families with opportunities to experience the transforming love of Jesus and to pursue a lifelong journey of discipleship. 

SUA is part of the worldwide Scripture Union movement, a movement of Christians working with churches to make God’s Good News known to children, young people and families and to encourage people of all ages to meet God daily through Bible reading and prayer. (scriptureunion.org.au)

SUA is a charitable 'limited by guarantee' not-for-profit organisation comprising more than 900 staff and thousands of volunteers, working with churches and serving in communities in all states and territories across Australia. 

All SUA staff and volunteers are empowered and equipped to champion a child safe culture and are committed to the highest standards of safety and care in our work with children, young people and families.  

About the position

The Event Safety Coordinator provides oversight and support to the organisation’s Critical Incident Team (CIT).  Working in partnership with local event teams, they will provide guidance for event safety best practice, program activity risk support and insurance claims support. Local events and programs include camps, missions, school and after school programs, community outreach events, fundraising and community events.

The Event Safety Coordinator will work collaboratively as part of our Support Team with the Field Teams nationally to ensure timely communication with local Team Leaders regarding event safety and compliance, as well as reviewing current practices, processes and systems which support our people involved with local events. 

This role requires someone who is self-motivated and has excellent administration and time management skills. This role can be undertaken anywhere in Australia provided you can access one of our capital city offices sufficiently to enable you to connect with your manager, other team members, and other teams who you serve. Supporting teams across Australia, some travel may be required. 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in an Administration/Coordinator role, with a focus on safety and compliance
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in identifying and implementing continuous improvement projects
  • High level computer skills


To be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter – Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements as listed above for our ‘ideal candidate’, including why you want to work with SUA and your cultural fit with our organisation. No more than two pages in total.
  • Current CV

Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the role statement and to apply.

For any enquiries about this role please contact Paul Chen on ph. 0419 597 853.

The closing date for this position is Sunday, 5 December 2021.

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