21 June 2024

    Marisa Mews
    https://form.myrecruitmentplus.com/applicationform?jobAdId=9308158 0428 044 955

Field Development Manager, West

  • Passionate about leading and growing Christian ministry opportunities?
  • Concerned for the needs of children and young people?
  • Love networking, building partnerships and leading others?


About Scripture Union Australia

Scripture Union Australia (SU) 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 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. (su.org.au)

SU 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 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.  


About the role

Working collaboratively with churches, schools and volunteers, you will be responsible for leading the local delivery of SU Chaplaincy through training, coaching and leading both staff and volunteers in ministry opportunities within your district. You will also be responsible for growing SU Chaplaincy in the geographical area by establishing strong relationships with School decision-makers, and identify appropriate candidates to lead SU Chaplaincy in their context.

This role primarily covers areas in Perth but will also require some dealings in regional towns and communities. Please note this role is based out of our Bayswater Office with frequent local travel expected. You will need to be based in the area due to the leadership and networking responsibilities of the role.

This is a part-time role (3 days per week) based in Perth.


What we offer

  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Close knit team environment
  • 2 devotion days a year and annual prayer retreat


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A broad understanding of Christian youth and children’s ministry
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience leading a team preferably within a not-for profit environment
  • Demonstrated ability to network, build partnerships and strategic alliances with a broad range of people
  • Tertiary qualifications in youth work, leadership, business or related field
  • Experience and involvement in community fundraising and involvement within the Education sector is desirable
  • Driver’s license essential



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 your cultural fit within SU. No more than two pages in total.
  • Current CV

Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the Role Statement and to apply. 

The closing date for this position is Friday, 21st June 2024. For all other general enquiries please call People Services on (07) 3112 6566 or Marisa Mews (Manager, Schools) on 0428 044 955.


(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)