LASALLIAN YOUTH MINISTER
ST JOHN'S REGIONAL COLLEGE, DANDENONG (PART-TIME)
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.
Working With Children Check
First Aid Certification, or willingness to obtain such
High School Qualification
Tertiary Qualifications (completed or ongoing) are 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 $21.51
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, please visit delasalle.org.au/young-lasallians.
Lasallian schools are inclusive communities, firmly committed to equal employment opportunities for all.
To Apply, Please submit:
Your resume, including three referees (one of whom should be able to comment on your comfort and ease with Catholicism, along with your personal spirituality), and
A cover letter which addresses the core capabilities of the position, to
Applications are due by the close of business on Friday 27 October.
Assistant Director, Formation (Young Lasallians)
De La Salle Brothers
PO Box 3485, Bankstown Square, NSW, 2200
+61 (02) 9795 6459