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Partnership Development Officer

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Wollongong/Illawarra
Categories: Other
*Permanent Full Time - Anglicare Mission and Partnerships
*Partner with churches - South Coast / Illawarra /Shoalhaven Region
*Foster development of ministry initiatives - Rewarding role
We are a Christian organisation motivated by Christian love and a passion to serve in our community.
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We are looking for an engaging Partnership Development Officer to join our team in the South Coast / Illawarra /Shoalhaven Region and welcome your application!
About the role:
We are seeking a highly motivated and engaging Partnership Development Officer to foster the development of ministry initiatives with parishes and other parties within the South Coast / Illawarra / Shoalhaven Sydney region of the Sydney Diocese. The role also supports the Southern Highlands area.
The successful applicant will contribute to the achievement of Anglicare's mission, values and strategic plan, by contributing their ministry of bringing the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to others, providing Christian care to people in need and enhancing the reputation and impact of the organisation.
About you:
The successful candidate will have a heart for mission through their local church and the role involves liaising with mission partners to identify ways in which Anglicare can resource and facilitate ministry. 
In this role you will demonstrate an ability to effectively network in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney will be highly regarded together with a collaborative approach to working within and contributing to the Partnership Development team. Experience working in parish ministry will be highly advantageous.
The role is permanent full-time based in the South Coast / Illawarra/ Shoalhaven Region, with the flexibility of working remotely. You must be willing and able to travel throughout the region and to other parts of Sydney as required (e.g. for team meetings, events). 
You will be offered the opportunity to avail of a company car through salary packaging or novated lease options and we finance travel through paid kilometres.
Key responsibilities:
Reporting to the Partnership Manager, you will need to be able to take initiative and have the skills to:
*PROMOTE the work and ministry of Anglicare to parishes and other potential mission partners.
*BRIDGE the 'gap' between Anglicare and potential mission partners.
*COMMUNICATE the information and requests between Anglicare and parishes/mission partners.
*PREPARE both Anglicare and parishes/mission partners for new or deeper missional partnerships; and
*BROKER ongoing relationships and active partnerships between Anglicare and parishes/mission partners.
Skills, knowledge and experience:
*A personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
*Ability and stated commitment to support and promote the Vision, Mission and Values of Anglicare.
*Ability to effectively network in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, but also with other denominations and potential community partners.
*Sound verbal and written communication skills.
*Holds or eligible to hold a license or authority to officiate from the Archbishop of Sydney.
*Demonstrated initiative and self-discipline.
*Ability to work independently, but also to contribute to a team environment within the designated region, and with the other Partnership Development (PD) personnel.
*Well-developed computer skills in a range of MS office applications.
*Preparedness to work outside standard business hours at times, to present at churches and at community events including occasional evenings and weekend commitments (e.g. Sunday deputations).
*A demonstrated ability to represent the organisation professionally and responsibly at all times.
*Current driver’s licence, willingness to drive and use your own vehicle to travel. 
*Willingness to comply with Faithfulness in Service as adopted by the Diocese of Sydney.
It is desirable that you have:
*Qualifications in theology or related discipline.
*Sound knowledge of Anglicare, including services, programs and organisational structure.
*An understanding of the structure and culture of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
*Demonstrated experience in parish ministry.
*Willingness and ability to facilitate the administrative requirements the role as required.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and personable individual seeking to make a difference in the lives of others through ministry initiatives!
Please visit our careers page and search for Partnership Development Officer.
We love because he first loved us.
          1 John 4:19
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened
Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

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