14 Jan, 2022

Ministry Catalyst

  • Scripture Union Australia
  • Western Australia, Australia
Part time Business Development Customer Service Fundraising Mission Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

  • Two exciting new ministry opportunities in WA in the South (Albany) and Mid West (Geraldton)
  • Develop and grow new SU ministries
  • Engage with local churches to grow mission in 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.

SUA in Western Australia

In Western Australia, we are seeking to appoint two new Ministry Catalysts in our team;

  • South (Albany) - this is a part-time (1 day per week) role and
  • West (Geraldton) - this is a part-time (2 day per week) role.

Both of these roles will commence on an 18 month fixed term contract (with scope to raise funds to continue the role further).

As a Ministry Catalyst, you will engage with children’s and youth ministers/pastors, churches and local Christian communities to connect them with and develop SUA programs. In this role, your objective will be to grow SUA and local church ministry and mission in your region and its surrounding communities, providing support to encourage ministry to children, youth and families.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Qualifications and/or significant experience in ministry, youth work, leadership or related field
  • Experience in a program development role, preferably within a not-for profit environment
  • Understanding of working within a school context
  • Experience in building, leading and maintaining a team
  • Experience working across a range of Christian churches / denominations
  • Demonstrated success in initiating and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • A valid driver's license

Applications

To apply for these roles and for Role Statements please follow these links to our website;

In order to be considered for these roles, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter – Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements for our ideal candidate listed above, including your cultural fit within SUA. No more than two pages in total
  • Current CV

The closing date for these positions is the 31st January 2022. Enquiries may be directed to Kent Morgan (Group Director West Zone) on 08 9371 9100 or kent.morgan@su.org.au.

All staff and volunteers are required to hold a current Working With Children Check Card and operate under SUA’s ChildSafe framework. All employees are required to provide SUA with a National Police Records Check. Interested applicants will be referenced checked for their suitability for working with children and vulnerable people. Applicants will need to be able to comply with any Health Directions issued by the WA government from time to time.

(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)


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