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Mission Australia
  • Permanent, Part-time Role, offering 7 hours each Friday
  • Location: Triple Care Farm, Robertson
  • Provide pastoral care for Mission Australia clients and staff

Life at Mission Australia

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose.

Your Opportunity

Based from our Triple Care Farm site in Robertson serving clients and staff, the Chaplain will play a vital role in providing a listening ear, a source of compassion & empathy, spiritual support, and servant leadership. You will work to develop strong and supportive working relationships with clients and internal stakeholders and will provide a service to them that integrates with and supports the work of Mission Australia Triple Care Farm community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide pastoral care and spiritual support to the students and staff of Triple Care Farm and David Martin Place.
  • Assist staff in their understanding and 'living out' the organisations Founding Purpose and Values, including promoting values-based decision making at all levels.
  • Conduct ongoing pastoral care sessions for staff where needed, promoting a reflective internal dialogue, and using a personal empowerment style of support.
  • Research, prepare, and collaborate with Program Managers and Senior Chaplain to facilitate spiritual and cultural programs for the students in the program.
  • Research, prepare and conduct reflections for staff which are aligned with Mission Australia's Founding Purpose and Values and the operational focus of Triple Care Farm.
  • Be available to support and connect to local churches students and staff, who express a desire to explore their spirituality.

Requirements for Success

  • A Degree/Diploma in Chaplaincy/CPE/Ministry or a minimum of five years' experience in a similar role in a Christian Church or Chaplaincy role.
  • Experience working with in a self-reflective and creative way.
  • Experience in community consultation, facilitation, and partnership development.
  • Influential communication skills - verbal, listening, written and digital.
  • Ongoing commitment to personal spiritual growth and active member of a local church.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop stakeholder's relationships that assist to achieve program outcomes.
  • Current driver's licence.

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications, and referee checks, and have a clearance to work with children/vulnerable people.

Our Culture

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.

We're committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.

We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you're skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.

Find out more about a career with Mission Australia. If you need support to submit your application, please email [email protected] using the subject line: Chaplain enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Your Benefits

  • Rewarding work - every day you know you're making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support.

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please click "Apply Now".

As a committed Circle Back Initiative employer, we will respond to your application.

For further information about working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

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