Position Desc Pastoral

Pastoral Support Worker – Youth Ministry & Digital Communications

Wahroonga Parish (Casual) - $26.98/hr


Holy Name Catholic Parish, Wahroonga is seeking a Youth Ministry and Digital Communications Officer (up to 16 hrs per week) to plan, resource and implement an interesting program of youth activities targeting young people in late primary and early secondary school.  The position also includes developing digital communication for the parish as a whole. While hours are flexible they will include evening and weekend work.

As the successful candidate you will be able to tick the following:

Selection Criteria

·       A great understanding of youth ministry programs and a keen interest in developing young people in the context of the Catholic Church;

·       An equally great understanding of digital communications via social media and website;

·       Ability to apply what you know to grow the youth ministry and enable communications to and about the parish community;

·       An expert at working in close collaboration with parishes, agencies, religious orders or congregations of the Catholic Church or similar stakeholders;

·       A great collaborator, especially when it comes to working with the Parish Priest, parish staff, volunteers and parishioners to use social media including Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook to enhance parish communications;

·       Awesome organisational skills and great at organising yourself and others;

·       Awesome people skills and great oral and written communication skills;

·       Able to work by yourself and work as a part of the parish team.

For more info including the position description ring the Parish Office on 9489 3221 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applications will need to be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include a cover letter (which explains how you meet the requirements of this role) and a current CV. Applications close Monday 29 October 2018.

This appointment is subject to the successful candidate being able to provide a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 (NSW).

Dear Friends

We are very grateful for the generosity of our parishioners and we invite you to contribute to the wellbeing of our parish.  We would appreciate if you would consider any of tree options to help us continue our good works.

BPay via a secure page, Weekly envelopes and Standing Authority for regular payments. 

BPay may be done directly from the menu link and we ask that you fill out the forms available as downloads to allow us to support your requests. 

We also welcome any donations taken at our masses. 

Fr David Ranson


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