Current Vacancies   

Bush Church Aid welcomes enquiries from committed Christians who wish to explore whether they have the convictions, gifts and character to serve God in the bush. Listed below are some current opportunities:

Coober Pedy, South Australia

The Anglican Diocese of Willochra and Bush Church Aid are seeking an ordained Anglican minister for an exciting pastoral position. It is fully stipended and includes accommodation.

Coober Pedy is an iconic outback community of over 1500 people located 850km north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway. It is a major tourism and service centre, best known for underground opal mining.

The ministry encompasses the underground Catacomb Church as well as mining chaplaincy at the nearby Prominent Hill site. The congregation has a long-standing commitment to solid teaching. There are many opportunities to reach out to the community and to tourists who visit the underground church

For further information please contact BCA National Director Greg Harris at National.Director@bushchurchaid.com.au 

Exmouth, Western Australia

The Anglican Diocese of North West Australia and Bush Church Aid are looking for an Anglican evangelical minister with a sacrificial heart prepared to serve in Exmouth on Ningaloo Reef.

Experience in growing a church would be invaluable in this context, along with flexibility and the ability to think strategically. He needs to have a good grasp of the gospel, love people and be committed to serving for at least four years.

We are looking for someone with the gifts to lead God’s people in evangelising a young and largely unchurched population.  

For information please contact Bishop Gary Nelson on 08 9921 7277 bishop@anglicandnwa.org or BCA National Director Greg Harris on (02) 9262 5017 - National.Director@bushchurchaid.com.au

Cloncurry, North West Queensland   

The Anglican Diocese of North Queensland and Bush Church Aid seek a suitable ordained Anglican Priest for this fully stipended position.

North Queensland is an extraordinarily beautiful and diverse Diocese which extends from Sarina (south of Mackay) all the way to the Torres Strait Islands and the PNG border. Most of the population live on the Pacific Coast, but the Diocese also goes inland all the way to the Northern Territory border. Cloncurry has a population of around 2900 and is located about 780 kilometres south-west of Townsville. It is a regional service centre and local industries include cattle-grazing and mining, as the area is home to some of Australia’s largest copper deposits.

To be appointed you must be an Anglican Priest in good standing and hold or be eligible to hold a Queensland “Blue Card”. The Diocese ordains women clergy. Priests who would like to make an expression of interest are encouraged to contact the The Rt Revd Dr Keith Joseph, Bishop of North Queensland, on bishopnq@anglicannq.org or (07) 4771 4175 option 1 or contact BCA National Director Greg Harris at National.Director@bushchurchaid.com.au or (02) 9262 5017

 

Strathfieldsaye, Victoria

The Anglican Diocese of Bendigo and Bush Church Aid seek an experienced and flexible Anglican evangelical minister to lead a cooperating parish in a fast-growing community on the edge of Bendigo in central Victoria.

The successful applicant will need to have a good grasp of the gospel, love people and be committed to serving for at least four years in a cooperating Anglican and Uniting Church position. They will need to have the gifts to lead God’s people in reaching a community which is home for a significant number of young families.

For further information contact The Rt Revd Dr Matt Brain, Bishop of Bendigo on (03) 5443 4711 or The Revd Canon Greg Harris, BCA National Director on (02) 9262 5017 or email greg.harris@bushchurchaid.com.au   

 

Reach Beyond Kununurra WA

Since 2003, Reach Beyond has been transmitting from our Broadcast Facility in far north Western Australia, to the Asia Pacific region through shortwave radio, and currently broadcasts programs in some 30 languages. Reach Beyond is part of a global community committed to seeing Jesus known and loved among all people. We are currently looking to fill the following position.

Accommodation & Building Maintenance Coordinator – Kununurra, WA

Based at our Kununurra facility in the beautiful Kimberley region of Western Australia, this position would ideally suit a married couple (although this position could be managed by an individual).

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and maintaining the accommodation facilities, including the accommodation block and caravan area, welcoming and assisting visitors and volunteers, and overseeing all aspects of visitor accommodation including associated administration.  Basic handyman skills would be required.

Reach Beyond is looking to fill this position with someone who has a heart to serve and a sense of adventure. Ideally, the candidate will be self-funded or in a position to contribute to their own support.

On-site housing and utilities will be provided.

Please contact Reach Beyond directly about this vacancy 

For more information, contact Reach Beyond or call toll free on 1300 653 853.  

Riyala Inc NT

Riyala Inc  is a Christian organisation managed by a Board that provides accommodation and camping facilities for church, youth, school, community groups and organisations.

Riyala maintains its natural bush and ecological systems and safeguards wildlife and their habitats and is situated 45 kms south of Darwin.

Duties:

To be responsible for the day to day running of the Campsite including such things as.

  • Cleaning of amenities
  • Irrigating and mowing of the grounds
  • Being a “presence” during camps, in case of damage (ie broken water pipe)
  • Minor repairs and maintenance of buildings and grounds
  • Removing rubbish to the tip during and after camps

This position is available from the end of October. The position may become more long term from March 2020 and accommodation and a small honorarium would be included.  This position is ideally suited to a couple who have some independent income and who want to serve Jesus through a camping ministry.

For further information please contact Riyala directly

by email riyala.nt@gmail.com   www.riyala.org   or call Jan on 0418855251