Pastoral Associate

Full time Pastoral Associate Grade 2, or Grade 1
Holy Spirit Parish, Ringwood North

The Holy Spirit Community, Ringwood North is a well respected, dynamic and vibrant Parish in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We genuinely seek a quality person of faith with a heart for parish life and ministry. The Pastoral Associate is a key member of the parish leadership team.

Holy Spirit Parish has a highly involved and committed parishioner base. The Holy Spirit Community School is well respected with over 460 children on the same property as the parish buildings at 120 Oban Rd, Ringwood North.

Teams of committed parishioners provide many of the fundamental parish support programs under the direction of program leaders and the auspice of the parish Priest and pastoral Associate.

The role encompasses the overseeing and contribution to Parish pastoral activities and allows the Pastoral Associate to bring his or her own gifts and talents to the position. The personal qualities sought include an active faith life, ability to provide leadership, strong organisational and listening skills, a deeply felt compassion, a capacity to identify needs and the ability to empower others within our community.

The position is full time, 37.5 hours. Salary will be in accordance with the Archdiocese Guidelines of Terms and Conditions for Pastoral Associates Grade 2, or Grade 1.

The successful candidate must hold a current Certificate of Accreditation as a Pastoral Associate Grade 2, or Grade 1, with previous experience in the role.

A detailed job description is available here (307 KB). For further detals contact the Holy Spirit Parish Office by email to or telephone (03) 9876 3077 or (03) 9876 3717.

Applications should be emailed, including 2 referees, to Fr Joe at by Friday 18 July 2014.

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