Ministry Support Officer




The Marriage Family & Relationships team is seeking a skilled applicant keen to provide practical and administrative support to a dynamic team within the Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation. The MFR team run faith-based relationship formation programs for students, parents and families, and for engaged & married couples in the Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn.



Admin & communications tasks

  • Respond courteously and helpfully to all telephone and email enquiries.
  • Contact schools, program participants, fertility education clients to ascertain necessary information for program preparation.
  • Draft letters of engagement, evaluation reports etc.
  • Collect, collate & tally feedback from programs and clients and write draft reports.
  • Update & format templates used in communications with clients.
  • Update physical and electronic contact information for schools, casual employees, clients, stakeholders.
  • Update & manage physical & electronic documents (school correspondence, programming, purchase receipts)
  • Monitor & audit employment information for casuals timesheets, WWVP verification, E1’s, vaccination status etc.
  • Book accommodation for team travel.
  • Prepare materials and book venues for outreach or training programs.
  • Book & set up venues for training & outreach events.
  • Shop for, prepare and serve refreshments for outreach or training events.
  • Organise and anchor zoom meetings / programs.
  • Organise and manage the requisite program resource materials. Pack and prepare all physical and digital kits and resources in readiness for school presentations.

Ministry involvement

  • Participation with the ministry team on occasion facilitating small groups in schools and anchoring zoom meetings or programs.


Establish and maintain cooperative, harmonious and effective working relationships with members of the team, parishes, schools and agencies.

Personal Attributes:

  • Driver’s licence.
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Church and its teachings.
  • Good organisational, administrative, managerial and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Work autonomously and be responsible and accountable for own work.
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment, act with tact and discretion, maintaining high levels of confidentiality.
  • Experience in setting up audio visual equipment.
  • Communications experience especially with social media campaigns.


Includes a friendly & supportive work environment, undercover parking, superannuation at 11%.


A complete application will include:

  1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience as they relate to the responsibilities of the position
  2. A professional resume

Applications close 8th December 2023

Send your application to

For more information contact Lara Kirk, Manager Marriage, Family & Relationships

0429 192 869

Download the Position Description HERE