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Position Vacant - Youth Ministry Projects Officer


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The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) is the permanent assembly of the bishops of Australia, exercising together certain pastoral offices. A vacancy exists in its Secretariat for Pastoral Life (BCPL), for a maximum term position of Youth Ministry Projects Officer.

The Projects Officer will work in close collaboration with the Senior Youth Ministry Projects Officer to:

  • support and resource the formation and full participation of young people in the life of the Catholic Church;
  • support and resource the personal and professional development of youth ministers, and the operational effectiveness of youth ministry, in Australia;
  • network across all sectors of the Church engaged in youth ministry, including dioceses and parishes, schools and universities, religious institutions and groups and movements; and
  • facilitate international and national events for young people and youth ministers.

This appointment is from February 2012 until November 2014, subject to completion of a successful probation period. The Secretariat for Pastoral Life is based in Canberra but a working location will be arranged with the successful applicant. This position requires national and international travel.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and may be required to provide a Working with Children Check or a suitable Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

For the Position Description and further enquiries, please contact Malcolm Hart at

Applications, addressing each of the selection criteria of knowledge, skills and experience in the Position Description, should be posted in an envelope marked 'CONFIDENTIAL' or sent as an attachment to an email to:

Secretariat for Pastoral Life
Attention: Mr Malcolm Hart,
Senior Youth Ministry Projects Officer
61 Fernberg Rd
Paddington, QLD 4064

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 15 December 2011.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace.  

Original source: youthministry.enews

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