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Discipleship Intern (Parish) - Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, East Melbourne and assigned parish placements, VIC

An exciting opportunity for young adults to join a paid internship with within the Archdiocese of Melbourne.The Internship is a multifaceted program designed to intensively form a small team of interns in the Discipleship Method.

  • Casual (Roughly 15 hours per week)
  • East Melbourne and assigned parish placements (various)

Discipleship is the way in which the Archdiocese encourages and fosters those encounters that shape people according to the new life the Lord calls them into. Those means include a culture in which vocations are inspired, team ministries are resourced, youth and young adults’ faith is nurtured, and the conditions are tended in which person-to-person witness can be freely manifest.

The Discipleship Internship is a paid internship for young adults selected from within the Archdiocese of Melbourne. The Internship is a multifaceted program designed to intensively form a small team of interns in the Discipleship Method. Working alongside the Discipleship Team, interns will play a valuable role in assisting us to build a culture of discipleship within the parishes and communities of the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

Through formation and training, individual mentoring, and “hands on” practicum in parishes, the interns will be introduced to the basics of the Discipleship Method in youth and young adult ministry. By gaining relevant skills and experience, this small team will, like yeast, become leaven among the parish communities of the Archdiocese.

The essential elements for each applicant are:

  • National Police record check (essential)
  • Working with Children Check (essential)
  • Experience in Ministry/Mission within the Catholic Church and among young people (preferred)

To express your interest in this position, please reach out to [email protected] with a copy of your up to date CV addressing the essential skills and requirements of the role in the Position Description attached to this advertisement by 1st December 2021. We would also like to understand your motivation for applying for this position.

If you would like any further information, please contact Silvana Scarfe, Discipleship Specialist on [email protected]

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults. It is a requirement across our organisation that all clergy, employees and volunteers have a valid working with children check.
Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia, hold a current unrestricted drivers licence; and will be required to undertake a Police Check that is satisfactory to the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne.

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