East Melbourne/Lisbon, Portugal
Do you have significant experience in a church or evangelisation ministry?
We are seeking a positive and energetic person to work within our Proclaim team to coordinate the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s (CAM) pilgrimage groups in their participation in World Youth Day 2023 (WYD2023) in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Archdiocese of Melbourne through its ministries and agencies is at service of the people of God, planting the Gospel of Jesus Christ into their communities and lives daily. Under the guidance of four key priorities outlined by the Archbishop, the works and activities of the Archdiocese are oriented towards a missionary focus to address the ongoing needs of: Local Communities; Families; Youth and Young Adults; and the Poor and the Broken.
About the role
The World Youth Day Coordinator provides specialised expertise in coordinating the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s (CAM) pilgrimage groups in their participation in World Youth Day 2023 (WYD2023) in Lisbon, Portugal. Working within the Proclaim team, the WYD Coordinator will organise the implementation of CAM’s involvement in WYD2023 ensuring the goals of the Archdiocese of Melbourne Steering Committee are met. The World Youth Day Coordinator will be reporting to the Director of Mission.
The WYD2023 Coordinator will be involved before, during and after WYD. The general responsibilities of the WYD2023 Coordinator include:
• Develop and coordinate contingency plans for any emergencies that arise on pilgrimage
• Maintain contact between the Proclaim team and other organisation's involved in the event.
• Develop and implement a leadership training program for all pilgrimage group leaders
• Attend WYD2023 with the CAM pilgrimage and provide tour operator services
• Develop and maintain a pilgrim focused service, responsive to need
• Prepare and manage the WYD2023 budget and deliver work in agreed timeframes and budget
• Act as secretary to the WYD2023 Steering Committee
Why work for CAM
At CAM we live our values:
How to apply
To apply for this position, please provide the following in your application:
Applications should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be assessed as they are received therefore candidates may be contacted prior to the application closing date. The start date can be negotiable for the right candidate.
For further information relating to the role, contact Teresa Rhynehart (Director of Mission) on 0402 148 300 or email@example.com
If you would like to find out more about us, please go to http://melbournecatholic.org
Please note: 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 Police and Working with Children Check.