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Jobs

Albert Park Baptist Church is seeking to appoint a Children’s Ministry Coordinator. This part-time role is 3 days per week. As the Children’s Ministry Coordinator you will give overall leadership to all aspects of Albert Park Baptist Church’s Children’s ministries. The scope of children’s ministry currently includes, Sunday morning ‘Kid’s Club’ (Primary School) and Community Playgroups (newborn through Kindergarten). The church is located in an area that is full of young families. The local primary schools are bursting at the seams and the church has a unique opportunity to connect with children and young families right on our doorstep.This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a suitable person to come develop this highly valued ministry in our church. Application Details: Enquiries about the position and applications may be sent to the Senior Pastor Rev Katrina Lambert: katrina.lambert@albertpark.org.au Applications must be no more than five (5) pages in length and include a CV and covering letter that address why you are interested in this position. Only applicants residing permanently in Australia will be considered.
Albert Park Baptist Church is seeking to appoint a Youth Ministry Coordinator. This part-time role is 2 days per week. As the Youth Ministry Coordinator you will give overall leadership to all aspects of Albert Park Baptist Church’s Youth Ministry. We are looking for someone who will ensure our Youth ministry offers an inspiring and fun program that address the questions and issues young people have about life and faith. Youth Group is for young people of secondary school age. Our Youth currently get together for social events on the last Friday of the month during school terms. They also meet on Sunday mornings while the service is on. Our Youth Ministry is currently small (around 15 young people) but we have a big vision for it and a desire to see it grow. The church is located in an area with a growing number of youth. We would particularly like this role to connect with young people in the local community. Developing relationships with local schools will be an important part of this role. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a suitable person to come develop this highly valued ministry in our church. Application Details: Enquiries about the position and applications may be sent to the Senior Pastor Rev Katrina Lambert: katrina.lambert@albertpark.org.au Applications must be no more than five (5) pages in length and include a CV and covering letter that address why you are interested in this position. Only applicants residing permanently in Australia will be considered.
Christian Summer Camp Staff for Underprivileged Kids Company: Hope Mission – Summer Camps Type: Full - Time Summer Term Position Hope Mission operates two Christian Summer camps which provide a summer camp experience for kids from single parent, foster and group homes. Brightwood Ranch is 220 acres of rolling hills located one hour west of Edmonton, Alberta (Canada). We operate programs for youth ages 6-17 through 6 day resident and out-tripping camps. Camp Hope is 104 acres located 20 minutes west of Calgary, Alberta along the Elbow River. We operate 8 weeks for youth ages 6 -15 through 6 day resident camps. Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour. This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff are diligent in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ. Camp Activities Include: Horseback riding, archery, climbing wall, low ropes course, zip line, riflery, drama, crafts, petting zoo, wilderness skills, Bible studies, chapels, games and much more. Summer Positions 4 Month Positions: program directors, unit leaders (oversee different camp programs and staff), head wrangler, horse camp instructor, youth development program leaders, secretary, maintenance, head cook, and assistant cook. 2 Month Positions (July and August): counsellors, nurses, kitchen helpers, male and female unit leaders, wranglers, climbing wall instructor, and out camp food coordinator. We also look for people willing to come for part of the summer as well. Qualifications you need: Committed Christian, Love for underprivileged kids, Enjoyment of the outdoors Start Date: May 1 or June 20, 2018 (depending on position) until August 24, 2018. Monthly Stipend: $1000/month plus room and board. For additional information about positions, salary and how our camp runs, please visit www.hopemission.com/summercamp and check out the Staff Information Page. Please send: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry To: People and Culture, Hope Mission -- hr@hopemission.com Contact Brent Ankrom for questions about the camps and position descriptions at bright.wood@hopemission.com

Church: Evangelical Free Church of Australia
Location: Sydney
Position: Associate Pastor
Loading: Full Time

Evangelical Free Church of Australia, a Chinese church in Sydney’s North Shore with three language congregations (English, Cantonese and Mandarin) and around 800 people attending 6 different services at East Lindfield, Gordon and Chatswood, is seeking an associate pastor (English Ministry). Applicants should be of evangelical background, possess a BTh or higher and preferably another tertiary education, demonstrate gifts and passion in ministering to university and young adults.

Please send a cover letter, CV, witness of calling, philosophy of ministry, two references, links to two recent sermons and marked ‘CONFIDENTIAL’ to: The Deacon (HR), Evangelical Free Church of Australia, 28-30 Wellington Road, East Lindfield, NSW 2070, Australia or email hr@efca.org.au

A detailed ministry description of the position or more information is available by emailing Rev. David Chen at: david.chen@efca.org.au

Closing date: Fri 9 March 2018

Church: Evangelical Free Church of Australia
Location: Sydney
Position: Student Minister
Loading: Part-Time (2 days per week, paid position)

Primary responsibilities include assisting the overall ministries of the English Congregation by providing ideas, resources and training, mentoring/discipling and preaching in the Sunday Service from time to time.

If you’re interested or have any questions, please contact Rev. David Chen of Evangelical Free Church of Australia on 0405 362 073 or david.chen@efca.org.au.

We have a 10-hour per week position for a Families Ministry person based at the Pakenham Uniting Church, commencing March 2018. We’re multicultural, intergenerational and aim to strengthen ties with families who come into contact with us. The position description can be obtained by emailing :pakenhamuca@bigpond.com. Applications close 23rd February 2018 For further information, contact Marie Harding on 5942 7326 or 0418 563 682
Interserve Australia mobilises and supports Australian Christians serving marginalised peoples of Asia and the Arab world. We’re passionate about seeing more Christians following Jesus with faith and action in a cross-cultural context. We’re looking for a mobiliser who shares this vision. Is this you? You will have: A national focus on mobilising the Gen Y demographic, prioritizing recruitment into our new internship program Strong ability to connect with Gen Y-ers Experience with cross-cultural engagement Flexibility and drive Initiative to network and build relationships with individuals, churches and Christian ministries. Regular interstate travel. Home base is preferably Melbourne, though we’re open to other possibilities. The role is a salaried position, intended to be full-time. We’re open to flexible approaches that make the most of your gifts and abilities. Email Peter at reception@interserve.org.au or call 1800 067 100 for more information. Applications close 23rd February 2018. For more information about Interserve, visit interserve.org.au
Interserve is doing critical work among the most marginalised people of Asia and the Arab world and we want to ensure we remain financially sustainable. Our vision is for: An engaged and excited giving community who feels connected, knows where their money is going and how it is making a difference. Excellence in the everyday experience for donors, improving overall outcomes in regular giving, single donations and legacies. A strategy that engages all generations in ways that connect people with their community and inspire them to further engagement. This may include creative peer-to-peer campaigns, digital platforms or cups of tea around a table. Diversification in income generation, including social enterprise, grants, and major donor investment. We are looking for someone to join our staff who can help us achieve these outcomes. This is a salaried position and preferably a full-time position located in Melbourne but we’re open to other possibilities. We are open to flexible approaches to developing our fundraising capability and those that best use the talents and experience of the candidate. Email Matthew at reception@interserve.org.au or call 1800 067 100 for more information. Applications close 23rd February 2018. For more information about Interserve, visit interserve.org.au

Accommodation

Location: Beilby Street, Bayswater
Contact: Adam adamtbell@gmail.com
Price: $120/week medium room and $140/week large room (inc $30/week MST student subsidy).
Gender: Male

This is a perfect location, only a 10 minute drive from MST. Amazing house with two areas, huge kitchen, and large covered pergola deck. When you need some down time, we have a table tennis table, billiard table, 65" LED TV, and WIFI internet throughout the house.

Contact Adam Bell at adamtbell@gmail.com for more information!

Location: Forest Hill
Price: $170 per week (includes all bills and internet)
Available: December 2017
Contact: Lauren on 0423 192 540 or email l.rouse@bigpond.net.au.

A small bedroom is available only 10-15 minutes from MST. The room is fully furnished, with a king single bed, wardrobe and small desk space. The home has an exotic shorthair cat, and they occasionally foster kittens from the RSPCA. The other tenant currently attends Syndal Baptist Church and is happy to meet with anyone interested.

Two bedroom fully self contained rear unit attached to main house but able to be closed off and with separate entrance from driveway. Shared backyard with pool, cats and a very friendly puppy. Location: Walking distance to The Glen and Glen Waverley railway station. Easy public transport access to Melbourne School of Theology (5 minute walk + 25 minute bus ride) or 8 minutes by car. Cost: $200 per week plus a share of power, gas and water usage. References essential. Suitable for one person or 2 person - share to reduce costs. Details: Kitchen, living area, bathroom, laundry and separate toilet. Also has a TV aerial and cables for Foxtel in place. Bedroom 1: 3.6 x 3.3m with large built in robe. Bedroom 2: 2.7 x 2.6m with built in robe and built in shelves. Living area: 4 x 6m, ducted heating and air conditioning. Furnishings available. We live in the front of the house with our 3 daughters (a teen and two in their 20s) and we attend Glen Waverley Anglican Church. We are happy for you to join in with our family when you would like, to share in your Christian journey. If interested, please contact Judi on 0407 050 044 or Grant 0438 081 768
FURNISHED SELF-CONTAINED FLAT TO LET (Suit mature female student) Location: Five minutes' drive from MST in a quiet court in Heathmont. Contact: Rev. Dr. Rowland Croucher rcroucher@gmail.com Special discounted rate: $160 per week (donation to John Mark Ministries) Privacy guaranteed. Shared laundry. Available immediately. Pastor's reference preferred.
Flatmate Wanted Christian female looking for same to share 2 Bedroom Unit in Kilsyth Vic One Furnished Room available: Bed, Built-in wardrobe, Side table, Tall boy, Desk, freestanding Cupboard $150 per week plus half of all Bills Fully furnished Unit: Air-conditioning, TV, Internet, Washing machine, Microwave, Heating, Onsite Car Park. Close to Bus stop, and Boronia or Croydon Train Stations Must love dogs Contact: Ann Kinsella (Member of Kilsyth South Baptist Church) M 0423 175 751 E annk1991@gmail.com Photos: christianhouseshare.com.au
SHARE ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE Rent: $140 per week for smaller room OR $150 per week for larger room. Bills are on top of that and are pretty cheap so they can be split. Details: House is close to shopping center, bus stop and freeways. It has a split system cooling and heating, double lockup garage, one bathroom with bath and shower and a separate toilet. House and rooms are fully furnished although if you have furniture I can move mine in the garage. Hi folks, I have a 3 bedroom unit located in Langwarrin and I'm seeking 1 or 2 housemates to share with 39 year old professional male. I'm a committed christian, have been at Crossway Church since 2001, work full time and am simply seeking housemates (preferably christian) to help me out with the rent. I have a friendly indoor cat, a couple of chooks that reside in their home and the neighbours are friendly and mostly retired and elderly so it's nice, peaceful and quiet. Please contact me (Sumant) on 0413 681 614 if you'd like to discuss, meetup and view the property.
One single room is available in Lilydale for MST students at only $80 per week with breakfast. Large country style brick home with heating and air conditioning. Shared bathroom and toilet, however the shower is separate. You will need your own transport as train stations and buses are not within walking distance. Set on an acre in a quiet, select area, there’s plenty of garden to sit and study. You need your own WiFi and phone. There’s plenty of room for parking and visitors are always welcome. We have a strictly no alcohol or drug policy but we have two gorgeous Retrievers to relax with. The owner has also accepted students' relatives and friends to board or stay overnight, so keep that in mind. She is also offering a double bedroom with en-suite at special rates. Additional facilities include: two reception rooms are available for meetings (one with closed wood heater) and there is a BBQ in the back garden. Please feel free to ring Margaret on 0409 806 503 with any further questions.

A group of committed Christians are looking for someone to join their house in Mount Waverley. The house is close to public transport and located in a quiet area. Rent is very affordable, at $545 per month.

For more information, please contact Emily ekepert@gmail.com

SHARE HOUSE IN WANTIRNA

A self-contained unit is available just around the corner from MST!

Located on a quiet street in a housing estate, this cosy accommodation is only two kilometres from MST.

The walls have been freshly painted, there is new carpet, and new appliances (gas cook top, electric oven, fridge, and washing machine) are all included.

Applicants may be male or female but please note that pets and smoking are not permitted.

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Rental Costs
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Room (without wardrobe) $140 + share of utilities & Internet

If this sounds like the ideal place for you to live, please contact Thomas: 0412 963 504 or email tchong1307@gmail.com.

Furnished Room for Rent for Female(s) in Christian household in The Basin. Hi, we live in a quiet and leafy area and are looking for 1-2 Christian female(s) to share our comfortable home with. We are a mum and teenage daughter who attends school at WCC in Wantirna South. Mum is a qualified ESL teacher. Your Room is furnished with a desk, office chair, bookcase, (bunk) bed, bed-side cabinet, built-in wardrobe, rug. Linen/towels and bedding included. Other furniture can be added/removed at will (there is plenty to choose from). The room has its own fridge and you will share your bathroom with one other person. Full use of all facilities such as kitchen/dining, laundry and lounge, verandah and garden (incl storage shed). The rent includes all utilities (gas, water, electricity), unlimited internet and calls to mobiles (and land lines) within Australia, as well as Netflix, Stan and Amazon. Use of the home office is included, including printing & copying, laminating and fax usage. Walk 200 m to nearest bus stop, (Ventura) route 755. The house is located 2.5 km from Boronia station. You have the option to use our spare car for $5 per day or $30 per week (this includes Third party insurance, Registration and 6-monthly servicing). Besides this you will only need to pay for the petrol you use. Rent is $150 per week (or $200 for two people sharing the room). The room is available from 1 April. For enquiries, please sms 0412 742 561 (Yvonne) and you will receive a call back.

Internships


New Peninsula Baptist Church has opportunities for students to preach at their 5pm services. If you are a second or third year student and you have completed Hermeneutics, please contact tom@newpeninsula.com.au.

Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ

Organisation: WEC
Position: Internship
Loading: Part-time (12 hours per week)

Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ is offering theology students the opportunity to do something great!

WEC Australia is seeking passionate people for the purposes of promoting mission projects.

You will join in with other Mobilisers and WEC missionaries in:
- Co-facilitating one overseas WEC mission with another mobiliser.
- Representing WEC at large mission events.
- Engaging with the local Church.
- Speaking in churches and at youth meetings on behalf of WEC.
- Contacting Church leaders and youth leaders to share the vision of reaching the unreached peoples of this world.

You will also specialise one in of the following:
- Event Management – Create a series of Mission Events that draw people into a greater knowledge of Unreached Groups and a passion for those who have never heard.
- Media Production – Work with our Media department on a specific project. This could include a video production, a Mission prayer journal or publicising an unreached group.

Enquiries to: Richard Jenner 0424 820 755 or richard.jenner@wec.com.au

Organisation: Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ (www.wec.com.au) Position: Internship in Victoria Part-time: 12 hours per week If you are between 21-30 yrs and have a desire to be involved in cross-cultural mission and help others get there, then this internship could be for you. IT WILL INVOLVE: Participating in one overseas trip to an unreached people group with other mobilisers. Involvement at mission events, churches and Bible Colleges. Engaging with Uni groups, churches and young adults to share the vision of reaching the unreached. Training and planning with other mobilisers for mission events. Enquiries to: Jim and Lyn Dawson 0439 476 375 jim.dawson@wec.com.au
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