28 Apr, 2022

Program Coordinator

  • The Crusader Union of Australia
  • 8 Crusader Road, Galston NSW, Australia
Full time Admin & Office Support Camps & Outdoor Education Education & Training

Job Description


Combine your talent for administration and coordination with your passion for youth and kids’ ministry!

CRU Educational Camps, a division within CRU which runs fully-programmed camps for school groups during term times, is looking for a strong administrator with outstanding customer service.

Based at CRU’s Galston Gorge campsite and surrounded by the wonders of natural bushland, the Program Coordinator will join a close-knit team as they book, write, and organise programs for CRU Educational Camps.

The successful candidate will thrive in a busy environment and will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Efficient liaising with schools (via the phone, email, and/or in meetings at the school and/or at the campsite) to design a program that will meet their camping requirements;
  • Liaising with camp sites to ensure that all pre-camp information is finalised and confirmed. This includes being responsible for all Special Dietary information to ensure a safe delivery of food to all campers, as the liaison person between schools and kitchens;
  • Booking and confirming of camp logistics prior to camp (e.g. transport, activities, accommodation, external providers);
  • Responsibility for initial camp cost quotes and post camp invoices, in line with the set budgets;
  • Following up groups to confirm bookings and gather any overdue pre-camp information;
  • Administration management of the CRU Educational Camps office, including ordering stationery, arranging photocopier/fax repairs, ensuring the maintenance of a professional office environment etc;
  • Leading, directing or speaking on 8-14 CRU Camps per year; including CRU Educational Camps, CRU Holiday Camps, and CRU Day Camps.

 Qualifications and Experience:

  • Mature and consistent Christian faith with active involvement in a Christian church, with sound biblical teaching (as evidence of commitment to Christian ministry and service);
  • A commitment to and belief in the value of camping for providing a positive environment for evangelism, and a willingness to be involved in such programs;
  • Friendly, approachable and polite demeanour, and a desire to work closely with school staff in developing programs
  • Passion for providing friendly, personalised customer service;
  • Strong organisational skills and office efficiency, and the ability to prioritise;
  • Excellent phone manner;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a strong eye for detail;
  • Possess a high standard of personal presentation, coupled with energy and commitment;
  • Experience in designing, preparing and presenting educational programs, desirable not essential;
  • Experience in preparing and presenting Christian talks and studies, desirable not essential;
  • Computer literacy, particularly in ‘Word’ and ‘Excel’;
  • Interest and experience in working with students from school years K-12;
  • A desire to work closely with school staff in developing and implementing programs;
  • Ability to work independently, and within a team, and willingness to work irregular hours as necessary;


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

  1. Download the full position description with selection criteria here: Program Coordinator
  2. Complete an online application at edu.au/cecapply, which will provide an opportunity to upload a CV and cover letter.


If you have further questions, you can contact our Recruitment Manager via staffing@cru.edu.au

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