YouthCARE School Chaplains work in state schools to care for the social, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being of students, families and staff. This support helps students achieve their potential, both academically and in their social and family lives.

The qualifications required to be a YouthCARE School Chaplain can be read here. If you have any questions please contact the recruitment team at our head office to discuss.

Pastoral Care Engagement Officer (Regional role)

·       Full Time and Part Time Positions available.

·       Locations: South-West, Mid-West, Kalgoorlie, Wheatbelt areas.

·       Salary Sacrificing up to 70% (non-reportable religious role).

·       Car / Transport/ Accommodation provided if required.

Reporting to the Head of Pastoral Services, the Pastoral Care Engagement Officer (PCEO) works in one of the following regions: South-West, Mid-West, Kalgoorlie and Wheatbelt areas.

They provide a sensitive Christian presence in educational communities and work collaboratively with their assigned schools to support and implement engagement strategies for students across a regional area. Schools across WA have recognised the need for assistance to engage and support the increasing number of students with attendance rates below 80%. Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide Pastoral Care, connection and support to students, parents and caregivers at assigned schools to:
    • Develop and outwork a school engagement strategy for students at risk of non-attendance.
    • Implement programs and services to assist student’s increase attendance at school.
    • Identifying and fostering connection with staff, teachers and the chaplain within the assigned school to assist the parent, caregiver and student.
    • Referring students, parents and caregivers to appropriate agencies and networks in the local community.
    • Develop and maintain a local resource brochure.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of the performance of the organisation.
  • Uphold and promote YouthCARE Child Safe policies and procedures.

Does this sound like the job for you? Then send a copy of your resume and a cover letter, no more than two pages, addressing the selection criteria to

The job description and selection criteria can be read by following this link.

*Strictly no agency applications.
* Applications close on 24/05/2024.  

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