We're looking for people who are qualified and dedicated to the wellbeing of local communities, including young people, families and wider community stakeholders. Are you committed to helping build communities that are connected, supported and whole? Are you committed to child safety?
All Korus Connect School Chaplains and Community Connectors must be qualified. In order to be selected for a position with Korus Connect, you must possess a completed relevant qualification to a minimum Certificate IV level and this can include, but is not limited to areas of study such as Youth Work, Youth Ministry, Youth Justice, Pastoral Care, Chaplaincy, Counselling, Community Services, Theology, Social Work, Education, Social Sciences, Psychology, Nursing or other equivalent qualifications.
All applicants MUST also be able to demonstrate within their qualifications equivalency in the mandatory areas of mental health and appropriate referrals and providing pastoral care or working with youth.
Upon an initial no obligation enquiry, we can provide an initial assessment of your completed qualifications to determine if they will meet the minimum requirement. To do this you can either contact the relevant Regional Community Manager (see positions vacant) or Central Office on 9811 0999 or email@example.com.
If you wish to enquire about undertaking study in the mandatory topics mentioned above, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 9811 0999 to discuss your study options.
Korus Connect is committed to child safety and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments. We require applicants to have a valid Working with Children Check and disclose the results of a National Police Records Check issued within the last 12 months.
We can also accept current VIT registration in lieu of a WWCC. Please note that, should you choose to not renew your VIT registration, it is your responsibility to supply evidence of a valid Employee WWCC before the VIT expires.
For more information or to apply for a Working with Children Check.
For more information or to apply for a Police Records Check.
Consistent with the philosophy, values, principles, beliefs and biblical foundations of Korus Connect, chaplains and community connectors must be endorsed by a recognised or accepted religious institution.
To satisfy this criteria, Korus Connect requires applicants provide at least one satisfactory reference from a Minister, Priest, Pastor or Leader from the Christian Community with which they are currently involved which adheres to at least one of the three ecumenical creeds.
Successful applicants will have demonstrated relevant abilities, experience and knowledge in:
After successfully engaging with the endorsement process and being placed into a position, all new chaplains will receive the following supports prior to and during their role: