Evangelisation Coordinator - St Catherine of Siena Parish

Caroline Springs

St Catherine of Sienna parish is a vibrant growing community in the western region of the Melbourne Archdiocese, we are on the journey of Missionary Renewal and are looking for someone with a heart for the work of evangelisation, to help us continue the work with our missionary program. Ideally this person is a keen observer and learner and has a capacity to think innovatively about how we can best lead people today towards spiritual maturity.

This is a 12-month Maternity Leave cover position and is based at the Parish office in Caroline Springs. The role is for 20 hours per week. Terms and conditions of employment are governed by the Archdiocese of Melbourne.


Key Requirements

  • Respect for the mission, identity and core values of St Catherine of Sienna Parish, its cultural diversity, faith, worship, hospitality, outreach, and service to all who engage with the parish
  • Strong PC skills, in particular Microsoft Office suite of products
  • An understanding of cultural challenges the faith of youth, millennials, and young families
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Education, Theology or other related field is preferred.
  • Five years or more professional experience
  • Must be flexible in working days and hours; weekend work will be required as needed.
  • Experience in providing a range of secretarial and office management services
  • Ability to work to timeframes with attention to detail and priorities while handling regular interruptions
  • Good communication skills with ability to relate to a variety of people
  • Team orientation, including ability to work harmoniously with staff and volunteers
  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check

Some Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clergy, staff, and volunteers to advance evangelising goals. As well as collaborating with the Playgroup coordinator to help reach the non-members of the parish community.
  • Is an inviting figure in the parish community. Engages with both active and inactive community to build relationships.
  • Coordinate an Evangelisation Team and develop, monitor, and adjust an effective overall parish Evangelisation plan
  • Provide regular formation opportunities for the adult, young adult and youth ministry at the parish
  • Explore new approaches to Christian formation to help form disciples.
  • Other duties as directed by the Parish Priest

Additional Information

Applications are to be sent to hr.recruitment@cam.org.au by 27th October 2022. Please submit a cover letter along with a current resume. For further information, contact Suzette Diaz, HR Partner on (03) 9926 2525. We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults. It is a requirement across our organisation that all clergy, employees and volunteers have a valid working with children check.

Application closing date: 27 October, 2022 Contact person Mia Hudson Apply Now