Position vacant—Caritas Australia Diocesan Director, Wollongong

August 8, 2022



JOB TITLE: Caritas Australia Diocesan Director, Wollongong Diocese
EMPLOYER: Office of the Bishop (on behalf of Caritas Australia)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Flexible, part-time
MANAGER: Director of Development & Community Engagement (Wollongong) and Caritas Australia
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Office of the Bishop and Caritas Australia




  • Promote the work of an established international NGO within the diocese
  • Flexible, part-time role (1 day/7.5 hours per week on average across the year)

The Diocese of Wollongong and Caritas Australia are seeking a passionate person to join the Caritas network of Diocesan Directors who make real the vision of Caritas Australia at the local diocesan level.

This paid role, appointed by Caritas Australia in conjunction with the Bishop of Wollongong, promotes the work of Caritas Australia within the diocese through fundraising, advocacy and relationships with schools and parishes.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing the mission of Caritas Australia in the diocese by building relationships with individuals, clergy, diocesan agencies, volunteers, parishes, and schools
  • Developing a network of parish representatives/volunteers to extend the reach of Caritas Australia across the diocese
  • Promoting fundraising campaigns, including Project Compassion, emergency appeals, and other local community fundraisers as required
  • Encouraging local groups and volunteers to be involved in advocacy campaigns and social justice initiatives
  • Collaborating with Caritas Australia Supporter Services to coordinate collections for Project Compassion and other initiatives
  • Collaborating with the Wollongong Diocesan Director of Development and Community Engagement
  • Collaborating with the diocese’s Community Engagement Animator whose assistance is available in all of the above

More information about the Diocesan Director role is available on the Caritas Australia website.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter and CV detailing relevant qualifications and experience via the Caritas Australia website.

For all enquiries, contact Chris Nolan at [email protected] or call 0429 368 855.

Applications close: Friday 16 September 2022



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