Youth Ministry Development Co-ordinator, Anglican Diocese of Tasmania

Location: Tasmania

Job Type: Part-time, fixed term (16 hours per week)

Closing Date: open to expressions of interest until the position is filled


About the Diocese:

The Diocese of Tasmania places a high priority on youth and children’s ministry, with one of our key Diocesan Vision expectations being:

Active ministry to young people and families

Each parish will prioritise effective ways to minister to young people and families, with making disciples their chief aim, and will support the work of Anglican Camping Tasmania.


In 2023, the Diocese launched a new Strategy for Ministry to Children and Young People in the Anglican Church in Tasmania 2023-2028 which builds on the work of the past 5 years.


This position oversees key parts of the Strategy including:

  • Developing young leaders
  • Facilitating the Trainees program
  • Facilitating other training opportunities
  • Linking youth ministries with each other, and the wider Diocese
  • Working to support Anglican Camping Tasmania


About You: We are looking for a person who is spiritually mature and godly, has a passion for youth ministry and developing others as leaders, and will embrace our Diocesan Vision and CYM strategy.  We are seeking someone who is able to proactively take responsibility and generate new ideas, and can work well with church leaders, families and young people.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Appropriate theological and/or other qualifications
  • Appropriate experience in CYM leadership and training, particularly youth ministry.
  • Good interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence
  • Good time management and organisation
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work well as a part of the wider Diocesan Team
  • An active member of a church.


About the position:

  • The person will work as part of the Diocesan Office team. This position is mainly carried out offsite from the Diocesan office in Hobart, with office facilities made available when needed.
  • This position is for an average of 16 hours per week, but there are times during the year when this will be higher or lower, such as during the camping season.
  • The hours could be reduced by removing the administrative component of supporting the camping program.
  • The position will be remunerated at a rate agreed by negotiation with the Co-ordinator taking account of her/his experience and professional training. Information about stipends and allowances in the Diocese is found here
  • The person will be expected to be a committed member of a Tasmanian Anglican Parish whilst in the role.
  • Appointment will be subject to fulfilling Safe Church Communities requirements, including a Tasmanian Working with Vulnerable People Card and completion of a satisfactory Safe Ministry Screening Check.


How to apply:

To apply for this position please prayerfully read over the Position Description and the Strategy document linked above and prepare a covering letter which addresses why you are a good fit for this role.  Please also include a CV and 3 referees for us to call. Your referees should be able to speak about your Christian faith, character and experience/skills.


For further information contact the Director of Ministry Development, Stephen Carnaby,, 0417 343710


Applications are to be received by 5pm, 27 March 2024, emailed to