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Organisation : Uniting Church in Australia - UCA

Location : Melbourne (Parkville)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Arts & Culture, Community Development, Community Engagement, Law, Justice & Human Rights, Religion & Religious Groups, Research / Medical Research, Youth & Young People

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 15 Oct, 2018

About the Role

About the role

The Social Justice Officer supports, assists and resources the Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania membership to articulate and live out their discipleship through a Christian vision of social justice.

Working with the Justice and International Mission (JIM) team within eLM, you will:

  • Engage younger generations across a range of social justice issues.
  • Contribute to campaigns that embody the Christian hope for a more just society and a sustainable environment.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of social justice, human rights, international mission issues and contribute to relevant policy development.
  • Work cooperatively with ecumenical and community groups as well as presbyteries and congregations to advance justice outcomes aligned with the Church’s mission.

 About you

To secure this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the arts, education, political science, law, community development, journalism and/or related field, or relevant experience in a related role.
  • Knowledge of the Uniting Church in Australia, its polity, systems and practices is desirable. 

  • Experience and engagement with the life of local and regional faith communities.


Applications close: 15 October 2018

To apply visit https://ucavictas.mercury.com.au

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting Church in Australia - UCA

About us

The Uniting Church in Australia is the third largest Christian denomination in Australia. The Synod of Victoria and Tasmania supports over 600 congregations and presbyteries in the region, providing a diverse range of services and functions, including mission services as well as financial, property and business services.

Our culture

As an employer, UCA values justice, inclusion, compassion, shared leadership, respect, integrity, wise stewardship and innovation.  A willingness to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church is essential


  • Professional and friendly work environment

  • Genuine work life balance

  • 37.5 hour work week

  • Holiday loading or 3 days off p.a.

  • Purchased annual leave

UCA is an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and equal opportunity in employment.  We welcome applications from all candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds, First peoples and all others regardless of age, ethnicity, religion, disability and sexual orientation.  

UCA is committed to providing a safe environment for all including children. Successful candidates are required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and sign a Keeping Children Safe Code of Conduct. Successful candidates may also require a Working with Children Check.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : PD Social Justice Officer

For details concerning this role, please contact

Angie Fajardo

Email : Angie.Fajardo@victas.uca.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Social Justice Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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