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Youth Minister Opportunity, Bentleigh East

Posted by Amanda Proulx on 4 September 2017

LASALLIAN YOUTH MINISTER (PART-TIME) AT ST JAMES COLLEGE 

Applications are invited for the following position to commence in January 2018:

Lasallian Youth Ministers are employees of Lasallian Mission Services and are responsible for animating
the faith life of their base school and the individual faith development of the young people they meet, in
accordance with the Catholic tradition and in coordination with school staff. Their ministry is tailored to
school culture and needs, with a focus on building relationships with students and providing a credible
witness of faith. There are currently 18 Lasallian Youth Ministers who together form the Lasallian Youth
Ministry Team, coordinated by the Young Lasallians staff at Lasallian Mission Services.

Core Capabilities of Successful Candidates Include:

  • A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the evangelising mission of the Catholic Church.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to peers and youth.
  • The ability to demonstrate core leadership attributes in engaging youth, peers and teams.
  • Familiarity with service and immersion experiences.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • General administration skills, including attention to detail, time management and the capacity to
  • see tasks through to completion.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic to intermediate multimedia skills.

Position Requirements:

  • Current driver's license
  • Working With Children Check
  • First Aid Certification, or willingness to obtain such
  • High School Qualification
  • Tertiary Qualifications(completed or ongoing) is preferred, especially in areas such as
  • Theology/Religious Studies and Education

Salary and Conditions:

School based Youth Ministers are contracted at a period of 12 months at salary based on an hourly rate
of $20.83. This position is for two full days per week during the school term. An additional 160 hours are
required to be worked during school holiday times, including professional development and support of
regional and District-level Young Lasallians programs.

For a full Position Description and further details regarding the work of Young Lasallians within the District of ANZPPNG visit our employment section

Applications are due by the close of business on Friday 6 October.

To Apply, Please submit:

  • Your resume, including three referees (one of whom must attest to your understanding of and commitment to the faith-life of the Catholic Church), and
  • A cover letter which addresses the core capabilities of the position, to

Amanda Proulx
Assistant Director, Formation (Young Lasallians)
AmandaProulx@delasalle.org.au
De La Salle Brothers
PO Box 3485, Bankstown Square, NSW, 2200
+61 (02) 9795 6459

Lasallian schools are inclusive communities, firmly committed to equal employment opportunities for all.

Author: Amanda Proulx
About: Assistant Director, Formation (Young Lasallians)
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