11 Nov, 2019

Chaplain Seafarers Centre - Dampier

  • Anglican Diocese North West Australia
  • Dampier WA, Australia
Full time Chaplain Mission Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

Lead the team at Dampier Seafarers Centre that provides spiritual and practical care to thousands of seafarers each year.


You will lead the Centre ministry team. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the chaplaincy and the Centre operations to ensure delivery of quality programs and services through good management of resources. Reporting to you are the Shop Manager supported by a team of volunteers. For more information see  http://dampierseafarers.org/  The wide ranging duties of this role require you to be passionate about helping seafarers, flexible, well organized, innovative and committed to faithful service.


The Centre provides onshore recreation, counselling, communications, currency exchange and food and
shopping to thousands of seafarers each year.

Selection Criteria

• An ordained Anglican Minister eligible to hold a Licence from the Diocesan Bishop.
• A degree in Theology from a recognised theological or Bible college.
• Demonstrated skills in evangelism, pastoral care, Bible teaching and chaplaincy.
• Demonstrated outstanding level of communication and inter-personal skills.
• Demonstrated high level skills in problem solving and conflict resolution.
• Demonstrated skills and experience in leadership, management and administration.
• An understanding of the objects of Missions to Seafarers.
• Experience in chaplaincy.
• Personal experience of the sea or an understanding of seafarers and their work.
• An understanding of the aims and objectives of the Diocese.

For more information about the role, contact Diocesan Registrar Khim Harris on 0433 033 174 or Bishop Gary Nelson on (08) 9921 7277.

A Job Application Pack, including a detailed role description and information about the attractive working conditions is attached to this listing for download.

Additional documentation

Closing Date

11 December 2019

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