06 Nov, 2023

Ministry Coordinator - Central & North Queensland

  • SU Australia
  • Remote (Mackay QLD, Australia)
Part time Camps & Outdoor Education Mission Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

  • Exciting new ministry opportunity for Central & North Queensland
  • Engage with local churches to grow mission in local communities
  • Design and deliver camps and holiday programs for children and youth
  • Enjoy frequent travel within region
  • Based anywhere within Central & North QLD


About Scripture Union Australia

SU Australia is an interdenominational Christian movement committed to supporting children, young people and their families to discover life through the provision of school chaplaincy services, camps, community-based missions, schools ministry, and at-risk youth programs. SU Australia also offers nationally recognised training programs in youth work through the SU Institute of Training (RTO 30548).

SU Australia 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. (su.org.au)

SU Australia is a charitable 'limited by guarantee' not-for-profit organisation comprising more than 1,000 staff and thousands of volunteers, working with churches, and serving in communities in all states and territories across Australia

All SU Australia 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 role

We are seeking to appoint a Ministry Coordinator to develop and sustain ministry opportunities for Central and North Queensland. As a Ministry Coordinator, you will engage with children’s and youth ministers/pastors, churches and local Christian communities to connect them with SU Australia programs.  In this role, your objective will be to grow SU Australia and local church ministry and mission for Central and North Queensland. This position is part-time (3 days per week).

What we offer:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Close knit team environment
  • 2 devotion days a year, annual prayer retreat and an annual SU conference

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working within a Christian setting or other not-for-profit organisation;
  • Qualifications or extensive experience in Christian ministry or theology or a related field;
  • Experience in designing and delivering camps and holiday programs for children and youth;
  • Demonstrated success in initiating and maintaining stakeholder relationships; and
  • Experience working with First Nations people and remote communities (highly regarded).



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 your cultural fit within SU. 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.


The closing date for this position is 4 December 2023.  For all other general enquiries please contact People Services on 1300 478 753.

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

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