Aboriginal Catholic Ministry of Victoria (ACMV) Manager


  • Make a difference.
  • Create your own pathways.
  • Work in a culturally safe space with beautiful and sacred Aboriginal art expression located in Thornbury with onsite carparking.

Can you see yourself stepping into a role where you can create a new tomorrow, where you can inspire and have input to conversations with an Aboriginal lens and viewpoint.

Are you passionate about social justice? Do you share our Catholic faith?

We are offering flexible opportunities to work part-time or full-time, based on your preference.

We recognize the value of your unique background and lived experiences, because here, it's not all about key selection criteria.

About the role:

This role celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture and Catholic beliefs and traditions, promoting shared understanding and reconciliation, with pastoral care of Catholic Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander people supporting them in living their faith.

The ACMV Manager, supported by 2 direct reports (the Office Administrator and Executive Support Coordinator), will represent the concerns of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples and act as an advocate on their behalf working in collaboration with the Victorian Catholic Bishops and the Office of the Archbishop in communicating advocacy for Indigenous related policy and campaigns.

Some of the key priorities of this role:

  • Coordinating workshops and educations programs for parishes that helps them better understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their culture and spirituality.
  • Developing ways to encourage state-wide engagement, empowerment and support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics.
  • Establishing and nurturing relationships with Elders and providing updates on the activities of the ACM.

If you are a First Nations person with a vision and a passion for educating the community about the spiritual gifts that we have to offer the people of Australia while sharing your culture with the wider community and have an understanding and alignment with the values and teachings of the Catholic Church, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

How to register your interest

Please click apply. As part of the process, we would appreciate you providing a current resume. Once you have applied you will be sent a couple of questions which we would like you to answer which will help us learn more about you.

  • Employment with CAM is subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening requirements which include the following:
  • A valid National Police Records Check
  • A valid Working with Children Check

Aboriginal Catholic Ministry Information

If you would like to find out more about us, please go to https://www.cam1.org.au/acmv

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

Application closing date: 19 April, 2024 Contact person Bernadette Lamaro Apply Now