Exciting new ministry opportunity in Eyre PeninsulaDevelop and grow new SU ministriesEngage with local churches to grow mission in local communitiesAbout Scripture Union AustraliaScripture 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 South AustraliaIn South Australia, we are seeking to appoint a part-time (3 days per week) Ministry Catalyst to develop and sustain ministry opportunities in the Eyre Peninsula and surrounding areas on a two year contract (with scope to raise funds to continue 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 the Eyre Peninsula and its surrounding communities, providing support and skills where possible to support and encourage ministry to children, youth and families across Eyre Peninsula. Our ideal candidate will have:Experience in a program development role, preferably within a not-for profit environmentTertiary qualifications and/or significant experience in ministry, youth work, leadership or related fieldExperience in leading/maintaining a teamExperience working across a range or Christian churches / denominationsDemonstrated success in initiating and maintaining stakeholder relationshipsA valid drivers licenseThe ability for extensive travel. Some overnight or longer stays may be necessaryApplicationsIn order to be considered for this role, 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 this position is the 26th November 2021.  Enquiries may be directed to Chris Battistuzzi (Regional Manager, South Australia) on 0433 067 769 or chris.battistuzzi@su.org.au.All staff and volunteers are required to hold a current Working With Children Check 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. Click here for Role Statement 40000 AUD Port Lincoln 5606

Ministry Catalyst Eyre Peninsula

  • Exciting new ministry opportunity in Eyre Peninsula
  • 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 South Australia

In South Australia, we are seeking to appoint a part-time (3 days per week) Ministry Catalyst to develop and sustain ministry opportunities in the Eyre Peninsula and surrounding areas on a two year contract (with scope to raise funds to continue 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 the Eyre Peninsula and its surrounding communities, providing support and skills where possible to support and encourage ministry to children, youth and families across Eyre Peninsula. 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a program development role, preferably within a not-for profit environment
  • Tertiary qualifications and/or significant experience in ministry, youth work, leadership or related field
  • Experience in leading/maintaining a team
  • Experience working across a range or Christian churches / denominations
  • Demonstrated success in initiating and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • A valid drivers license
  • The ability for extensive travel. Some overnight or longer stays may be necessary

Applications

In order to be considered for this role, 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 this position is the 26th November 2021.  Enquiries may be directed to Chris Battistuzzi (Regional Manager, South Australia) on 0433 067 769 or chris.battistuzzi@su.org.au.

All staff and volunteers are required to hold a current Working With Children Check 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. 

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