Passionate about leading and growing Christian ministry opportunities? Concerned for the needs of children and young people?Love networking, building partnerships and leading others? About Scripture Union AustraliaScripture Union Australia (SU) is an interdenominational Christian movement committed to providing Australian children, young people and families with opportunities to experience the transforming love of Jesus and to pursue a lifelong journey of discipleship. SU is part of the worldwide Scripture Union movement, a movement of Christians working with churches to make God’s Good News known to children, young people and families and to encourage people of all ages to meet God daily through Bible reading and prayer. ( is a charitable 'limited by guarantee' not-for-profit organisation comprising more than 900 staff and thousands of volunteers, working with churches and serving in communities in all states and territories across Australia. All SU staff and volunteers are empowered and equipped to champion a child safe culture and are committed to the highest standards of safety and care in our work with children, young people and families.   About the roleWe are currently redesigning many of our field ministry roles to incorporate new ministry opportunities that are unfolding for the SU mission.  We are seeking a passionate leader of Christian ministries, particularly for children and young people, to step into the Field Development Manager role on an interim basis.  As the new areas of ministry responsibility become clearer, you will continue in the role with these new accountabilities and most likely with a new job title.Working collaboratively with churches, schools and volunteers, you will be responsible for leading the local delivery of SU ministry through training, coaching and leading both staff and volunteers in ministry opportunities within your district.  This includes recruiting and managing a team of school Chaplains and a group of Religious Instruction Teachers in schools.  You will also be responsible for growing SU ministry in the geographical area by establishing new camps and programs, and coaching event directors and volunteers.This role covers areas in Ipswich and surrounding locations in Southern Queensland. Please note this role is based out of a home office with frequent travel expected. You will need to be based in the area due to the leadership and networking responsibilities of the role. Our ideal candidate will have:A broad understanding of Christian youth and children’s ministryA minimum 3 years’ experience leading a team preferably within a not-for profit environmentDemonstrated ability to network, build partnerships and strategic alliances with a broad range of peopleTertiary qualifications in youth work, leadership, business or related fieldExperience and involvement in community fundraising and involvement within the Education sector is desirableDriver’s licence essential Applications To be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following: Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements as listed above for our ‘ideal candidate’, including your cultural fit within SU. No more than two pages in total.Current CV Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the Role Statement and to apply.  Please note that the Role Statement is based on the current Field Development Manager role but will change in the near future. The closing date for this position is 13 March 2023.  However, early applications will be appreciated as we are eager to fill this position quickly.  For all other general enquiries please call People Services on (07) 3112 6566. (Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)Click here for Role Statement 60000 AUD Brisbane 4000