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Welcome to the Diocese of Parramatta

If you feel you have the skills and commitment to serve the Catholic Church in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ, then we would love to hear from you.

We look for people who bring:

  • An understanding and commitment to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

About us

The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the fastest growing diocese in Australia.  The Diocese is made up of 47 parishes, 83 Catholic schools, and more than 45,000 students and includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community.

Please send your resume and covering letter when applying to careers@parra.catholic.org.au

 

 

ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, PARRAMATTA

Receptionist

Part-time – 20hrs per week

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10.00am to 2.00pm Tuesday 9.00am to 4.30pm

Expected Start Date is Monday 4 June 2017

Application close on Monday May 22 at 5.00pm

 

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta is seeking a part-time receptionist to work in their busy office Monday to Thursday.

 

The Receptionist is the central point of contact for all groups within the parish and provides office support for the parish team, administration and ministerial groups within the parish.  As the Receptionist you will be the first point for enquiries from parishioner, newcomer or from the wider community in regard to parish activities and services.

 

Selection Criteria for Receptionist:

  • Tertiary qualification or relevant demonstrated experience in Office Administration
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Receptionist or similar position
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office 2007/2010
  • Experience in diary management
  • Excellent verbal and written, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail, quality and accuracy

If you would like further information you can email admin@stpatscathedral.com.au and your query will be answered.

 

Application Process:

Please mark your application “Receptionist” and enclose your Resume and a Covering Letter addressing the selection criteria and nominating 3 referees (one of whom is preferably your Parish Priest).

To obtain a copy of the position description, please email careers@parra.catholic.org.au and a the position description will be emailed to you via return email..

Send your application to:

Email: admin@stpatscathedral.com.au

Post:  

To the Dean,

St Patrick’s Cathedral,

1 Marist Place,

Parramatta NSW 2150

Applications close on Monday 22 April at 5pm

Only Australian citizens and permanent residents of Australia are eligible to apply.

Clergy Healthcare Coordinator

The Role

The Clergy Healthcare Coordinator supports the Diocese of Parramatta in promoting the health and wellbeing of the priests and deacons of the diocese, and provides other related functions. The Clergy Healthcare Coordinator is also accountable for ensuring that work is undertaken within professional standards and competencies in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Parramatta.

Your main responsibilities will include:
• Working with the Clergy to promote health and wellbeing
• Building relationships with Clergy and other clientele, within the Diocese and with service providers
• Liaising with appropriate persons within the Diocese, and with relevant providers of healthcare and community services
• Acting in an advocacy role to ensure the Clergy receive services they are entitled to in a timely manner
• Assisting in planning of acceptable accommodation for those who are older, have a disability or have special needs
• Reviewing present accommodation with a view to promoting safety and accessibility

About You
To be successful in this role you will bring the following qualities and experience:
• A commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church and the ethos of the Diocese
• Minimum 5 years as a registered healthcare professional.
• Health experience in a variety of settings, ideally including community based services and case management
• High level knowledge and understanding of the public and private healthcare systems, and contemporary health practices
• High level knowledge and understanding of the aged care systems
• High level knowledge and understanding of work health and safety compliance requirements
• Proven experience in a complex organisation and the ability to interact effectively with multiple and diverse stakeholders.
• Proven ability to work autonomously, to think creatively and laterally, to problem solve and to implement strategic plans & responses that take into account unique personal needs, risk assessments, budgetary requirements and organisational needs.
• Ability to demonstrate leadership with proven ability to contribute to a team in a positive, valuable and professional manner
• Demonstrated focus on outcomes and emphasis on exceeding customer/client expectations
• Substantial time management and organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines and deliver under pressure
• Current Driver’s License
• Successful employment screening including a working with children check.

About us

The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the fastest growing diocese in Australia. The Diocese is made up of 47 parishes, 83 Catholic schools, and more than 45,000 students and includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community.

Join our team

A detailed Position Description is available, to obtain a copy please email careers@parra.catholic.org.au and request a copy to be sent to you via return email.

Completed applications will include:
1. A cover letter outlining how your skills and experience align with the role
2. A current resume

Please send completed applications to careers@parra.catholic.org.au

Applications close Monday, 12th June 2017

Only Candidates with the right to work in Australia and who are prepared to undergo appropriate background checks should apply for this position.

Database Officer
The Database Officer will offer support and advice during Raiser’s Edge installation and guide policies for collecting donor data and the upkeep of data integrity. The Database Officer will establish systems & procedures for gift acknowledgement, data entry, issuing donor receipts, and work to identify prospective donors. This role will also develop strategies to increase acquisition and grow the number of quality contacts. In addition, the Database Officer will develop segments, support targeted campaigns & events and will further participate in additional fundraising duties, including fundraising reporting.

Your key responsibilities will include:
• Coordinate, with the Director of Fundraising Strategy and Development, the successful implementation of Raiser’s Edge, the fundraising CRM.
• Work to successfully migrate donation information into Raiser’s Edge, by means of mapping data and CRM fields.
• Create and develop systems, procedures and policy to standardise data collection for Raiser’s Edge, and to ensure uniformity and data integrity moving forward.
• Receive donations from appeals, campaigns and bequests, and enter data into CRM.
• Ensure all receipts from donations are made available within two days.
• Produce annual statement for all donors.
• Ongoing assessment of system and procedures relating to data collection, and improve efficiency.
• Roll out Raiser’s Edge, over time, across agencies and parishes in the Diocese.
• Respond to internal and external stakeholder enquiries and requests, relating to administration, profile information and contact updates.
• Review data integrity, conducting regular audits and compliance checks in accordance with ACNC and the Diocesan Privacy Policy.
• Work with Fundraising Directorate, Parishes and Agencies to build database, increase acquisition, integrate payments and donations with online services, and import survey data.
• Regularly extract and prepare high level data reports for stakeholders, with added analysis and suggested next steps.
• Identify trends amongst donors and donations, and create appropriate and effective segments to target donors.
• With guidance, segment donors for activities including cash appeals, newsletter mailings, cold acquisition mailings, supporter surveys and potential bequestors.
• Provide recommendations for marketing and targeted campaigns.
• Attend and support fundraising events and campaigns.
• Train stakeholders on Raiser’s Edge and instruct data maintenance.
• Tailor Raiser’s Edge to the needs of departments, agencies and parishes and set access levels accordingly.
• Measure performance of regular giving, individual giving and supporter engagement programmes and reported accordingly.
• Provide regular reports on KPIs, including acquisition, attrition, regular giving, lifetime value modelling and more.
• Provide insights and analysis into program performance and donor behaviour to support management and strategy.
• Work closely with the fundraising team and learn additional tasks outside of role.
• Keep up to date with sector and data security practices to ensure full optimisation of the database, storage, usage of data and that data meets legal requirements.

You will bring
• A demonstrated commitment to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church
• University degree in business or marketing
• 2-3 years’ experience in either fundraising, a not-for-profit or a marketing.
• Very strong attention to detail, and ability to work towards building systems, procedures and project implementation
• In depth experience and understanding of Raiser’s Edge
• In depth capability with Excel (including queries, formulas and mapping abilities) and high capability with Office Word.
• Preparedness to work normal business hours and willingness to attend fundraising events outside of business hours
• Demonstrated experience in engaging and managing a diverse range of stakeholders
• Strong interpersonal skills and willing to embrace new technologies and processes.
• Strong written communication skills
• Experience with importing and exporting data, and building complex queries and reports.
• Demonstrated ability to improve process and quality.
• Proven ability to work to a high standard and with an eye for detail, working under own initiative to strict deadlines, and managing accounts and projects simultaneously.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong administrative skills required in a self-servicing post.
• Employment screening including a working with children check to the satisfaction of the Chancery

About us
The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the fastest growing diocese in Australia. The Diocese includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community. These agencies support the life and mission of parish communities, parish ministry groups and the wider community by providing educational, pastoral and financial services, offering relationship support and providing opportunities for engaging with those within and beyond the Catholic community in activities of social justice, welfare, ecumenism and interfaith dialogue.

Join our team
A detailed position description is available for this role, please email careers@parra.catholic.org.au to request a copy via return email.

Completed applications will include:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume

Please apply by sending your completed applications to careers@parra.catholic.org.au.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 19th April 2017.

Only Candidates with the right to work in Australia and who are prepared to undergo appropriate background checks should apply for this position.

Local Engagement Leader

The Local Engagement Leader is a key new role of Catholic Youth Parramatta, the Diocesan agency for youth and young adults in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. The position is responsible for delivering programs, animating new projects and providing resources that build youth ministry capacity in parishes.

The successful applicant will be an integral member of the team sharing in the planning and implementation of Catholic Youth Parramatta’s work and in its day to day tasks and responsibilities.

 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Program management – focusing on skills and processes to build youth ministry capacity in parishes – e.g. induction, leadership, safeguarding
  • Project animation – immediately focussing on enabling local communities to activate the Year of Youth (and other initiatives beyond)
  • Resource provision – focussing on sourcing, evaluating and recommending resources for use in the local context of youth ministry

 

You will bring:

  • An understanding and commitment to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church
  • Qualifications in theology, education or a related discipline or substantial hands on relevant experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a paid or voluntary capacity of youth ministry with young people
  • Knowledge of contemporary practices in youth engagement, leadership development and formation
  • Creative approach to tasks
  • Can work independently and also as part of a team
  • The ability to deal with a diverse range of people at various levels
  • A strong work ethic that demonstrates an ability to work under pressure with strong time management and organisational skills
  • Experience in event management
  • Current driver’s license
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Employment screening including a working with children check or have the ability to obtain this

 

About us

The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the fastest growing diocese in Australia.  The Diocese is made up of 47 parishes, 83 Catholic schools, and more than 45,000 students and includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community.

To be considered for shortlisting all applicants must include a resume/CV and a cover letter addressing their suitability for the key responsibilities and requirements of this role in the Parramatta Diocesan context.

Please send your resume and covering letter when applying to careers@parra.catholic.org.au

Applications close Friday 28th April 2017