Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?Do you have a passion for seeing ministry and volunteer leaders reach their potential?About Scripture Union AustraliaScripture Union Australia (SU Australia) 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. 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. (scriptureunion.org.au) SU Australia  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 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 roleWe are currently looking for a new team member to join our SU Australia Equip team based in our Perth office. Responsible for coordinating the training of our ministry and volunteer leaders, your new title will be Emerging Leaders Coordinator.  As a key member of the national training and development team, your primary responsibility will be to provide training  support to our West Zone field team and volunteers.As our Emerging Leaders Coordinator, your responsibilities will include: Coordinating the West Zone internship program to see ministry supported and young leaders developed and trained.Working with West Zone senior leadership to create pathways for developing emerging ministry leaders, including volunteers.To develop and implement a West Zone training plan including a calendar of events to equip emerging leaders and ensure the growth of ministryCoordinating and leading training events for the West ZoneContributing to the SU Australia Equip team to develop national training standards and deliver training programs nationallyTo be successful in this role, you will be experienced in working within a ministry context, have a passion to see leaders equipped to deliver and grow ministry combined with previous experience in developing and delivering training.    You will enjoy working as part of a team and will have exceptional communication and presentation skills.  This is a part time position (4 days per week).The ideal candidate will have:Tertiary Qualifications in Leadership, Ministry, or Youth workMinimum 3 years experience of leading ministry/missional teamsExperience in developing and delivering training programs Familiar with SU Ministries (desired)ApplicationsIn order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:Cover Letter - Clearly outlining how you meet the requirements as listed above for our ‘ideal candidate’, including your cultural fit within SU Australia. No more than two pages in total.Current CV The closing date for this position is Friday 29th April.   For all general enquiries please contact People Services on 1300 478 753.(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.) Click here for Role Statement 40000 AUD Perth

Ministry and Volunteer Leader Training Coordinator

  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • Do you have a passion for seeing ministry and volunteer leaders reach their potential?

About Scripture Union Australia

Scripture Union Australia (SU Australia) 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. 

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. (scriptureunion.org.au

SU Australia  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 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 currently looking for a new team member to join our SU Australia Equip team based in our Perth office. Responsible for coordinating the training of our ministry and volunteer leaders, your new title will be Emerging Leaders Coordinator.  As a key member of the national training and development team, your primary responsibility will be to provide training  support to our West Zone field team and volunteers.

As our Emerging Leaders Coordinator, your responsibilities will include: 

  • Coordinating the West Zone internship program to see ministry supported and young leaders developed and trained.
  • Working with West Zone senior leadership to create pathways for developing emerging ministry leaders, including volunteers.
  • To develop and implement a West Zone training plan including a calendar of events to equip emerging leaders and ensure the growth of ministry
  • Coordinating and leading training events for the West Zone
  • Contributing to the SU Australia Equip team to develop national training standards and deliver training programs nationally

To be successful in this role, you will be experienced in working within a ministry context, have a passion to see leaders equipped to deliver and grow ministry combined with previous experience in developing and delivering training.    You will enjoy working as part of a team and will have exceptional communication and presentation skills.  This is a part time position (4 days per week).

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Leadership, Ministry, or Youth work
  • Minimum 3 years experience of leading ministry/missional teams
  • Experience in developing and delivering training programs 
  • Familiar with SU Ministries (desired)

Applications
In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter - Clearly outlining how you meet the requirements as listed above for our ‘ideal candidate’, including your cultural fit within SU Australia. No more than two pages in total.
  • Current CV 

The closing date for this position is Friday 29th April.   For all 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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