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Scripture Union Australia

Field Development Manager - Melbourne Metro-West

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Location: Western Melbourne VIC
Status: Part time
Date: Respond by 11 Oct
Name: People Services
Phone: 07 3112 6566
  • 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 Scripture Union Australia

Scripture Union Australia (SUA) 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.

SUA 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. (

SUA 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 SUA 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:

SUA is seeking a community networker, leader and activator to oversee and grow our ministries in Melbourne's Metro West area. The successful applicant will be well networked with and respected by churches and denominations in the region; have demonstrated experience in building new ministries, activating volunteer leaders, and equipping and supporting and empowering volunteers to build effective and sustainable ministry teams. Based in Western Melbourne, this role is three days a week.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • Committed to growing ministry with children, young people and families, and community development
  • 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


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.
  • 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 11 October 2021. For all other general enquiries please call People Services on (07) 3112 6566.

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