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1 Job Description: Youth & Young Adults Pastor Position Details Reporting to: Senior Minister Initial Term of Appointment: January 1 to December 31, 2017 at 0.6 FTE (3 days per week). Payment Terms: The successful candidate will be remunerated in accordance with ASLM (Authorised Stipendiary Lay Minister) standards in the Melbourne Diocese of the Anglican Church for either a trainee lay minister or lay minister depending on experience. On top of the stipend, expenses associated with the job will be covered by the church including travel and monthly mobile phone payments. At the discretion of the leadership a 5% bonus stipend may be included in the package. Payment will occur in advance at the start of each month, with an expected annual salary between $25,354 - $32,707. Applications: Apply by 16 th Dec 2016 to Randle Bond Purpose of the role We are looking for someone to provide leadership of St Philip s Deep Creek Anglican across our youth, young adults and the 6pm service. The successful candidate will join the staff leadership team and work together with the church at Deep Creek to achieve our mission of making disciples of Jesus and growing the Kingdom of God. It is our desire to see the person in this role flourish in their gifting and develop in leadership as they serve at Deep Creek. Should one candidate not fulfil what we are seeking we may be open to splitting the Youth and Young Adult positions into two roles. About Deep Creek Deep Creek is a vibrant Anglican Church in Doncaster East, Melbourne. We desire to see our community and city transformed by the Gospel of Jesus. As a church we are prayerfully seeking to be shaped, driven, empowered, alive and alight for God s purposes. We are excited by how He gifts each of us to be part of this and value the ministry of the whole body, seeking for each person to step into the fullness of who God has created them to be. We seek to hold closely to God s word and to be led by His Spirit. Alive to both, we desire to be a community who live and love like Jesus to see His Kingdom come and His will be done.

2 Scope of Role Youth Pastor (2 days) BUILDING A COMMUNITY WHO LIVE AND LOVE LIKE JESUS In consultation with leadership: to prayerfully seek the direction of the Holy Spirit for the youth of our church and lead the way. Work with the team to develop and deliver an engaging program for youth on Friday nights throughout the school term. Coordinate a Sunday morning Bible Study for youth as well as a mid-week growth group as appropriate. Provide the up front leadership of youth and youth related events. Shape, support, train and enable volunteers working with young people as well as continuing to grow the team of youth leaders / helpers. Encourage, pastorally care for and disciple the team of volunteers and helpers. Integrate the youth group into the general life of the church: encouraging youth to find their place in the life of the church & encouraging the church to support the youth. Engage the church to support and pray for the work of youth ministry. Communicate regularly with youth, parents, staff, church, volunteers and others. Work together with the children s pastor to help primary school kids transition to youth. Operate a program under the Duty of Care guidelines for Youth and Children s Ministry within the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne and associated church policies. Network, build and develop relationships with youth leaders and other groups. Work in partnership with Doncaster Church of Christ to develop and deliver a breakfast programme at East Doncaster Secondary College. Network with local secondary schools and the local community and seek to engage the youth of the church in reaching out. Work at developing support for youth transitioning to young adults. Young Adult Pastor (1 day) General Develop a vision and strategy along with a team of people to disciple, grow community and seek to reach out among young adults. Work with the team to develop and deliver a regular program engaging young adults throughout the year. Help young adults identify their gifts/passions and encourage them in service. Identify, disciple and encourage potential leaders. Coordinate and/or exercise pastoral care for the young adult s community. Coordinate young adult growth groups and provide spiritual oversight of the growth group leaders. Help run special/occasional services such as Baptism and Christmas services. Occasional preaching as agreed with the Senior Minister. 6pm Service Work with the 6pm service leaders to create an engaging time of worship. Responsibility for the smooth running of the 6pm service. Leadership of the Sunday 6pm service once per month.

3 Heart BUILDING A COMMUNITY WHO LIVE AND LOVE LIKE JESUS A love for our God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit with an increasing priority on this relationship as their primary relationship recognising that this is not only important for the Christian life, but it is what fuels fruitful ministry. A passion for seeing disciples grow and reaching the lost. A love for the people who they are responsible for and a desire to seek the best for them. A desire to see Jesus glorified through their life. A love for God s Word. A desire to see the ministry of the Holy Spirit exercised in and through the local church. A desire to serve God s people with the gifts they have been given by God. A desire to see others flourish in their gifting and to fan that into flame. A desire to be part of what God is up to and the humility to seek this. Expectations Exhibit a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit and healthy relationships. Agree to and abide by the Deep Creek code of conduct for leaders (attached). Encourage others to commit to the Deep Creek mission and vision. Attend Sunday services, growth group and general engagement in the life of Deep Creek. Regular meetings with the staff and Senior Minister for supervision and encouragement. Skills, Qualifications & Experience Holds a qualification or is completing a qualification in either Youth Ministry or Theology. Proven experience in Christian youth ministry including leading youth groups and teams of volunteers. Experience in developing youth programs. A self-starter with energy, passion and motivation who is able to bring fresh perspective and a willingness to try new things (and even fail at them). The ability to communicate clearly. Experience in leading groups of various sizes to inspire, coach, train, support and encourage. Experience in teaching the Bible creatively in a way that is relevant to young people and a. Organisational and administrative skills to make decisions, manage time and organise priorities. Experience in leading services, preaching and associated skills are useful. Computer literacy including skills with social media and MS Office.

4 A CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STAFF AND LEADERS MINISTERING AT St Philip s Deep Creek Anglican Live worthy of the gospel Phil 1:27 This code is designed to assist us to minister together in a way that honours Christ, promotes the salvation He has won and expresses the gospel values of grace, truth and hope. 1. I commit to deepening my relationship with Jesus Christ through regular prayer, the reading of the Scriptures and committed fellowship with others. I am accountable to God and a member of His church. In all things I will seek to live a godly life before the Lord (Col 1:10a). 2. I will prioritise attendance and participation at the monthly Prayer Get-Togethers and other corporate prayer gatherings (Eph 6:18). 3. In my relationships I will seek to act with respect and honesty, in an attitude of service and humility (Phil 2:3-5). 4. In my speech and all other communications (eg. , social media, texting etc) I will be truthful, avoiding exaggeration, misrepresentation, gossip and slander (Col 3:8). 5. In my ministry I will be prepared and punctual, considering the needs of those to whom and with whom I minister and loyal to those who lead me. 6. In situations where conflict and division occur I will pursue reconciliation with a willingness to forgive and repent. I will not be a party to triangulation and will follow the biblical process (Matt 18:15-17; Col 3:13-14). 7. In all my personal relationships I will practice standards of sexual morality reflecting a commitment to holiness and agree to uphold those standards in any public teaching, particularly as expressed in the Statement by the Melbourne Anglican Synod 1993, that This Synod re-affirms the Christian standard of faithfulness within marriage and chastity outside marriage (Col 3:5). 8. In my ministry I will promote a safe environment. Sexual harassment or abuse in any form will neither be tolerated nor able to take place undetected. 9. I will not enter a romantic or a dependent relationship that is inappropriate or illegal in terms of role, power, gender, marital status or age. 10. In financial matters I will act with honesty and publicly account for all monies handled by me on behalf of others. 11. In my personal use of money I will seek to express holiness, which includes the rejection of greed and self-centredness and the adoption of extravagant generosity and sacrifice, considering the needs of others. 12. I hold to the Statement of Belief on the Deep Creek Anglican Church website.

5 13. In my ministry I will encourage and teach the values in this Code. 14. I will let the person to whom I am immediately accountable in the parish know when I am not able to follow this Code with integrity. 15. I will ensure that I am familiar with Diocesan requirements of appropriate conduct as a church worker (pastoral staff, leader), as laid out in the relevant Diocesan policies, including Faithfulness in Service, the Duty of Care Handbook and The Code of Good Practice.

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