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Anglican Community Engagement Worker

LocationHindmarsh, SA 5007
Work TypeAny Employment
Positions1 Position
Job no: 1894
Category: Corporate Services, Chief Executive Officer
  • Full-time, Permanent opportunity
  • Make a difference, magnifying the impact of Anglicare SA’s work through engagement with the Anglican Community
  • Based at the Magdalene Centre on Gilbert Street with some travel across Metropolitan Adelaide

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options - tell us what you need for that work-life balance*
  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay with $15,899 tax free each year
  • Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation Card provides you with an additional $2,650 tax free per year
  • Paid parental leave, including superannuation paid on parental leave
  • Paid study leave, and financial education assistance up to $6,000
  • Genuine career development opportunities across the organisation
  • Discounted motor vehicles and gym memberships
  • BUPA and Medibank health cover discounts
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you, and your family

*AnglicareSA offers a range of flexible working arrangements that are aimed at meeting your diverse needs and the different operating environments across AnglicareSA. This includes working from home, part-time work, compressed working weeks and flexible working hours. The suitability of different arrangements will depend on your individual needs, the position you are applying for, and team and customer requirements. You are encouraged to discuss your needs during the application process.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a person who is community focused and passionate to build capacity and connect with people, to identify needs and develop service opportunities through local Anglican communities.

We seek a person who has the capacity to engage with complex organisational systems to develop outcomes, working closely with Parishes and schools for the benefit of local communities.

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Engage with AnglicareSA programs to identify opportunities for service delivery linkages and projects with local communities through Parishes and schools.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with Anglican Community leaders to increase community awareness, engagement and service responses.
  • Enhance the awareness of the Anglican Community of the range of services provided through AnglicareSA and ways to support these services through intentional giving.
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the Mission and Anglican Community Engagement Team to develop durable and purposeful connections with the Anglican Community.

What do you need to bring?

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Community Services, Community Development, Theology and/or equivalent tertiary qualifications.
  • Eligible for licensing as a lay or an ordained minister in the Diocese of Adelaide.
  • Ability to work with diverse communities to identify leadership and engage in community work effectively.
  • Written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in IT, communications and social media.
  • Public speaking, presentation and workshop development skills.
  • Project management skills and capacity to monitor and assess project effectiveness and outcomes.

Who is AnglicareSA?

As one of SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. Our 2000 employees, and 300+ volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.

We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.

How to Apply:

View the attached Job Description via the vacancy's application page on the AnglicareSA website for further details on the role requirements.

If this sounds like you please click on Apply and submit your application!

We do not accept applications via email but, for more information, please email our Recruitment team at: recruitment@anglicaresa.com.au

Applications close 26th March 2024

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. Applications may also close before this date.


At AnglicareSA, we want everyone to feel that they can be themselves and that they belong. We value diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings to the people who work with us and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

We are committed to the employment of First Nations people. Please contact the person listed above to discuss joining AnglicareSA and visit our website for details on our Aboriginal Services and to access AnglicareSA’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

AnglicareSA is a White Ribbon organisation committed to the prevention of violence against women.