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Chaplain (click here)


YouthCARE is currently seeking professionals who can offer this commitment and service to public school communities in both metro and regional areas.


Click here for current chaplaincy vacancies. (Please note that YouthCARE employs for a minimum of 2 days per week.  If you are applying for a position advertised for less than this you will need to consider a second position)

Click here to download the Chaplaincy Full Job Description which includes the Selection Criteria.

Reporting to the YouthCARE Area Chaplain, the School Chaplain is a sensitive Christian presence in educational communities and is responsible for the provision of pastoral care and support to an assigned school.  The Chaplain is required to perform their responsibilities in a professional manner, upholding the values of the organization being Compassion, Respect and Service. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Provide Pastoral Care and support to students, staff and other members of an assigned school community including but not limited to: support in times of crisis, working collaboratively with school leadership and/or student services, assisting with the exploration of students and staff member’s spirituality as requested, referring students and/or staff to appropriate agencies and/or networks in the local community
  • Perform all training, administration and reporting responsibilities as required by YouthCARE


YouthCARE chaplains requires certifcate IV education or higher in a field of study relevant to chaplaincy which demonstrates competence in pastoral care work, ideally with an awareness of current issues surrounding mental health. If you are unsure about your qualifications or prior experience please submit your application and we will assess it for you.


  • Well developed communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and autonomously
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective pastoral care to children and adults in the public educational environment
  • Demonstrated competency to work across Christian denominations, other faiths and cross cultural contexts
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills with the ability to collect statistical data
  • Competent in Microsoft suite


19/06/2015 04:33:AM


31/12/2017 12:00:AM

Work Type



Various locations across WA