Youth and Young Adults

Position vacant—Diocesan Youth Ministry Leader

January 31, 2024


JOB TITLE: Diocesan Youth Ministry Leader
EMPLOYER: Office of the Bishop (OOB)
DEPARTMENT: Office of Renewal and Evangelisation (ORE)

The Office of the Bishop is seeking to fill the position of Youth Ministry Leader. The position is full-time, based in Wollongong, with responsibility for youth and young adult ministry throughout the Diocese.

The primary purpose of this position is to actively lead Youth and Young Adult Ministry (Y&YA) within the Diocese of Wollongong as a member of the Office of Renewal and Evangelisation Team. (ORE).

The successful applicant will work closely with key stakeholders in Y&YA to bring young people to an encounter with and faith in Jesus Christ, leading to active membership of the Church.

To achieve this, the Youth Ministry Leader will be required to work collaboratively as a member of the ORE in developing and refining a new Diocesan plan for Y&YA in light of Come and See, Go and Make – The DoW vision for Parishes (2023) along with Anointed and Sent – National Vision for Youth ministry.

A competitive salary is offered dependent upon qualifications and experience including superannuation and a fully maintained motor vehicle, (including reasonable private use). A mobile phone and laptop will be provided for the position.


How to apply

You should submit a covering letter addressing how your attributes, experience, and qualifications make you a good candidate for the role of youth ministry leader, one who is able to fulfil the key elements of this position description, along with any supporting documentation.

You should provide two referees and address your application to:

Mr Jude Hennessy
Director of the Office of Renewal and Evangelisation
Office of the Bishop
PO Box 1239
Wollongong NSW 2500

Applications can also be emailed to [email protected]. For all enquiries call Helen on 4222 2403.

Applications close Thursday 29 February 2024. 

Employment with the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong is conditional upon a successful police clearance and Working with Children check.

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