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  1. Care Pastor

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    Gateway Baptist Church is a growing multi-campus church, with campuses across South East Queensland. We are looking for a Gateway Care Pastor to join our Gateway Beyond ministry team as we continue to reach out into our local communities.

    Gateway has a rich history of developing Care ministries that provide practical help for people in our community delivered with Jesus’ love through our Gateway Care Centres. As an integral part of the Gateway Beyond (Missions) team, the successful candidate for this position will be a high capacity leader, who has experience and wisdom in both local mission as well as leading, developing and caring for staff and volunteers teams. They will have a passion to see the local church impact the community. They will exhibit the ability to innovate, create vision, communicate, and lead change, as well as have the required pastoral and organizational skills to build a successful ministry.

    The advertised position is full time, including Sunday services, and reports directly to the Gateway Beyond Pastor. Experience in pastoral ministry, and previous experience in working within a local church Care ministry context is preferred. The role will start as soon as practicable. Further details including a position description is available at www.gatewaybaptist.com.au/positions/.

    Applications, including a cover letter and any questions must be submitted in writing by emailing Tim Hood timhood@gatewaybaptist.com.au.

    Applications close Thursday 30th May 2024.

  2. QB Director of Operations

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    QB is excited to invited applications for the newly created role of Director of Operations. The Director of Operations will be responsible to lead, oversee and develop all operational aspects of the QB Movement including the Charter Groups, Financial Operations and Management Operations. The employment status (FTE) for this role is negotiable.  

    The Director of Operations responsibilities will include:  

    • fulfilling the corporate governance role as Secretary of The Baptist Union of Queensland Letters Patent entity and the QB Board.  
    • overseeing effective and efficient administrative and business operation and development of QB in cooperation with other directors.  
    • providing strategic direction, enhancement and future development for QB Movement, identifying strategic opportunities and recognizing significant risks and issues.  
    • leading the development and monitoring of the business plan, identifying required resources and aligning with the QB Board’s risk framework.  
    • overseeing management of all operational, property and administrative functions of QB to achieve recommended outcomes and performance standards.  
    • undertaking necessary corporate governance functions, ensuring legal and statutory obligations are fulfilled and corporate governance records maintained.  
    • ensuring all QB activities meet relevant legislative, regulatory, and community standards.  
    • ensuring policy formulation responds to the specific needs of QB and reflects sound Christian stewardship.  
    • overseeing development of employee processes and procedures in accordance with QB Board Policy and ensuring compliance measures are maintained.  
    • ensuring QB operates within all WH&S requirements and guidelines according to QB Board Policy. participating in QB Services team activities as required by the Director of the QB Movement.  

    The Director of Operations role reports to the Director of the QB Movement and is accountable to the QB Board with an annual review. The direct reports for this role include the Director of Financial Services, the Head of QB Charter Groups Baplink, QCCC, and Christian Education Services as well as the Operations Manager.  

    Application Process  

    Please send your application to rachel.spears@qb.org.au – EA to the Director of the QB Movement  

    Your application is to include:  

    • A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for the position  
    • A CV outlining your employment history, professional qualifications, and experience in leadership in a similar setting. Please include information for two professional referees  
    • A response outlining how you meet each of the selection criteria included in the position description – see position description here. Please outline how you meet these criteria by providing proven and demonstrated examples from your professional experience.  

    Further enquiries about the position and role can be made directly to Jason Elsmore, Director of the QB Movement, jason.elsmore@qb.org.au  

    Applications close: June 14, 2024.  

    The selection team will undertake a process to shortlist candidates. You will be informed whether you have been shortlisted or not. Should you be shortlisted for the position, the selection panel may request your participation in engaging with a consultant for the purpose of psychometric and role suitability assessment.

  3. Field Ministry Support Officer

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    Queensland Baptists are looking for a Field Ministry Support Officer to provide high level support across the various services offered to churches by QB Church Services. This role will be responsible for assisting with providing high level, accurate, timely and engaging communications material to support the internal and external communication objectives of Queensland Baptists and its ministries.

    The role will encompass a wide variety of tasks associated with social media platforms, facilitating events, and will have an overall focus on telling our story and advocating this to our Movement.

    This is a 6-month contract (with potential for extension). The role is part-time (0.5 FTE) and is base onsite at Gaythorne. Occasional ability to support out of hours events will be required.

    To view the full Position Description, please click here.

    Applications are to be submitted to Bronwyn Burgess.

  4. Finance Liaison Manager

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    Gateway Baptist Church has a full-time position available for a Finance Liaison Manager to join the central Finance team, based at our Mackenzie campus. 

    This role is responsible for our annual budgeting process, end-of-month reconciliations and general ledger entries, cash monitoring, asset register maintenance and payroll processing.

    The full position description is available here. All applications should be emailed to the Finance Director at michelle@gatewaybaptist.com.au.

  5. Children’s Ministry Worker/Pastor

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    Ashgrove Baptist Church is seeking a creative Children’s Ministry worker or pastor to oversee our growing children’s ministry.

    This is a part-time casual role, and the position description is attached here. Any questions can be emailed to David Blunden (senior pastor) on d.blunden@ashgrove.org.au 

  6. Hospitality Manager

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    Gateway is seeking a Hospitality Manager to join the Mackenzie Pastoral Team. This 4 days/week role includes Sunday responsibilities and will oversee the operation of the Beyond Café at the Mackenzie campus as well as the systems and processes that underpin hospitality across all campuses.

    They will play a key role in the Mackenzie team to support the delivery of hospitality for special events and mid-week ministry. Full details can be found in the position description. Applications should be made in writing, responding to the selection criteria and emailed to the Operations Director, Kate Petersen (kate@gatewaybaptist.com.au).

  7. Associate Pastor (Young People)

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    Overview

    Tenthill Baptist is a small country church with over 140 years of gospel ministry to the local community. We are a warm, lively, & theologically conservative bunch. We are seeking a Part Time Associate Pastor (3.5-4 days) to work alongside our Solo Pastor Aaron Needer. Aaron is married to Rebekah & has been with Tenthill since 2020. In January 2023 he became our Interim Pastor, & then Senior Pastor in July 2023. He is gifted in planning, strategy, preaching, & discipleship. We are looking for someone to compliment him, & to share the ministry load by focusing on ministry to young people. We see our young people as the future of the church, so our ministries to young people, & their families are a huge priority for us. We have a small but vibrant youth group, a solid Sunday children’s ministry (FOCUS), & we also have connections to local schools. Being regional our young adults come & go, but we have had groups for them as well. We definitely won’t overload the person, but we would love for them to play an active role in our music ministry. The nature of a country church means that we are seeking a bit of an allrounder. The advantage of this is that they will build up experience in a range of different ministries.

    Qualities

    • Vibrant & consistent relationship with Jesus
    • Passionate/driven for Kingdom mission
    • Strong sense of call to pastoral ministry
    • Strong work ethic
    • Tested against 1 Tim 3:1-7, Titus 1
    • Theologically aligned with Tenthill
    • Discipleship orientated
    • Personally resilient
    • Theological training, or willingness to obtain
    • Musical (highly desirable but not essential)

    Ministry Areas

    • Overseeing Youth Group – planning spiritual curriculum, training leaders, running/attending nights, discipling, investing into the youth throughout the week.
    • Young People – time split between overseeing young adults, and/or children’s ministries (RI, FOCUS, schools) there is some fluidity here & flexibility is important.
    • Services – Attending services, Preaching (10-12 sermons/ year), Service Leading, ideally playing a key part in the music ministry
    • Admin/Development – Meetings (ministries, elders, deacons, etc.), child safety etc.

    Please:

    • address applications to Megan Jones, Search Committee Secretary: megan_mcallan@yahoo.com.au
    • include a CV with referees, & a cover letter introducing yourself, & telling us about your faith, & your ministry experience.
  8. Youth/ Young Adult (YA) Ministry Worker

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    General job description: Overseeing and coordinating the youth/YA ministry at TBC.

    Responsibilities: (includes but not limited to the following)

    • Prayerfully working with a team to see the youth/YA of the church come to know and love the Lord Jesus.
    • Develop/identify curriculum that is faithful to Scripture and suitable to each age group.
    • Provide organisational oversight and training for team leaders/workers.
    • Engage with the parents/careers of the youth.

    Requirements:

    • Agree with the church’s doctrinal statement.
    • Diploma in theology (or above).
    • Minimum two years’ experience working with youth/YA.
    • Cross-cultural experience preferable though not essential.

    Application:

    Please provide a covering letter, a resume of relevant experience, and the contact details of two referees.

    Please contact: Toowong Baptist Church (07) 3871 1022 or send your resume to info@toowongbc.org.au

  9. Registered Psychologist

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    Gateway Baptist Church Counselling is looking for a Registered Psychologist to join the contractor team. For those interested, a role description is available here and any enquiries or applications should be directed to peterdavies@gatewaybaptist.com.au or phone (07) 3291 5900.

  10. Production Technician

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    Gateway Baptist Church is seeking a part-time Production Technician to oversee the procurement, maintenance, and training of our production technologies across all campuses. The full description is available here, and the position is available to start immediately, based at our Mackenzie campus.

    All questions and applications should be directed to the Operations Director at kate@gatewaybaptist.com.au or phone – (07) 3291 5900.