Current opportunities at SU Australia in Tasmania

Office & Field Staff

Field Development Manager Tasmania – North West (3 days perk week)

  • Passionate about activating and growing local ministry opportunities?
  • Love networking, building partnerships and developing others?
  • Do you want to use your leadership abilities to make a difference in the lives of young people, families, schools and wider local communities?

About SU 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. 

 

Role Requirements

SU Australia is seeking a community networker, leader and activator to oversee and grow our ministries in North Western Tasmania. Working collaboratively with churches, schools and volunteers, the Field Development Manager is responsible for leading the local delivery of SU Australia ministry through training, coaching and releasing both staff and volunteers into ministry opportunities within their district. This includes recruiting and managing a team of school chaplains.

The successful applicant will be well networked with and respected by churches and denominations in the region; have demonstrated leadership experience and experience in building new ministries, activating volunteer leaders, and equipping and empowering volunteers to build effective and sustainable ministry teams. This role is a three-day per week position and will be based out of a home office with frequent travel expected within the region.

 

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • Committed to growing ministry with children, young people and families, and community development
  • A successful leader who demonstrates a passion for coaching and mentoring
  • Effective in building church partnerships, and equipping and mobilising volunteers and leaders
  • An energetic communicator, with a minimum of 3 years team leadership experience, preferably within a not-for-profit environment combined with tertiary qualifications
  • A team player who is also able to work autonomously
  • A highly effective trainer in Christian work with children, young people, and families
  • Applications
  • 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 why you want to work with SUA. No more than two pages in total.

Field Development Manager Tasmania – North (5 days per week) 

  • Passionate about activating and growing local ministry opportunities?
  • Love networking, building partnerships and developing others?
  • Do you want to use your leadership abilities to make a difference in the lives of young people, families, schools and wider local communities?

About SU 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. 

Role Requirements

SU Australia is seeking a community networker, leader and activator to oversee and grow our ministries in Northern Tasmania. Working collaboratively with churches, schools and volunteers, the Field Development Manager is responsible for leading the local delivery of SU Australia ministry through training, coaching and releasing both staff and volunteers into ministry opportunities within their district. This includes recruiting and managing a team of school chaplains.

The successful applicant will be well networked with and respected by churches and denominations in the region; have demonstrated leadership experience and experience in building new ministries, activating volunteer leaders, and equipping and empowering volunteers to build effective and sustainable ministry teams. This role is a five-day per week position and will be based out of a home office with frequent travel expected within the region.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • Committed to growing ministry with children, young people and families, and community development
  • A successful leader who demonstrates a passion for coaching and mentoring
  • Effective in building church partnerships, and equipping and mobilising volunteers and leaders
  • An energetic communicator, with a minimum of 3 years team leadership experience, preferably within a not-for-profit environment combined with tertiary qualifications
  • A team player who is also able to work autonomously
  • A highly effective trainer in Christian work with children, young people, and families
  • Applications
  • 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 why you want to work with SUA. No more than two pages in total.

Applications

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

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the requirements as listed above for our ‘ideal candidate’, including knowledge or experience of SU. No more than two pages in total.
  • Current CV

You can apply using the button below (external link to SU Australia’s external job application website). 

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 For all general enquiries please contact People Services on 1300 478 753.

School Chaplains

SU Tas from time to time has vacancies available as a school chaplain. Click here to view our chaplaincy vacancies and application information.