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Functional Ministry Worker

Beachside Christian Church is a relaxed, Christ-centred church in Palm Beach on the Gold Coast. We are a church who live out God’s truth, love and grace. The role we are seeking to fill is a maternity contract (9 months) starting mid May. The successful applicant will meet the requirements of a Functional Worker (click here for a detailed job description). This role will carry a load of 60%. 

The role will focus in on these areas: 


  • Overseeing and maintaining Property and Equipment.
  • Compliance and Administration of church &  ministries.
  • Responsible for Services and Upcoming Events. Assist in the coordination of events and other activities.
  • Oversee Volunteers and rostering for ministries and other initiatives. 
  • Oversee social media and online teaching. 

Applicants will need to have the appropriate skill set, be able to work in a team and have a heart that wants to see God’s Kingdom grow. 

The successful candidate will help coordinate events and teams whilst working alongside the Lead Pastor. This role is a hands-on role, mixing with the Beachside community as well as playing a major part behind the scenes with planning and implementing events and other ministry activities. 

Remuneration and policies are based on recommendations from the Queensland Baptist Union. Email for a full detailed description of the job. 

Applications close Friday 9th April.


A Bit About You

The right person for this position will:

  • Be someone who loves Jesus with heart, soul and mind.
  • Be self motivated and able to take initiative. 
  • Demonstrates a proficiency in managing and establishing teams.
  • Be experienced (or display a willingness to learn) in dealing with external agencies and in complying with COVID regulations.
  • Be able to work well in a team. 


Detailed Job Description


To provide direction, planning and reporting on church activities; to be actively serving in the community through church and other initiatives; to provide pastoral support to the community.



The successful candidate will be responsible and have oversight of:

Services and Upcoming Events

  • Assist in preparation of Sunday services including organising people and rosters.
  • Organise and provide leadership for church events such as church camps, community initiatives and Mission Sunday events.
  • Supervise the set up and pack down of events. 

People, Volunteers and Rosters

  • Assist in leadership and training for volunteers.
  • Maintain an up to date database with contacts within community, ministry and businesses.
  • Help lead and grow various teams within the church.

Property and Equipment 

  • Maintain office equipment.
  • Keep inventory of equipment and assets.
  • Maintain issues of equipment and repairs.
  • Safety checks on equipment.
  • Leasing and hire / venue management.

Compliance and Administration 

  • Keep up-to-date and administrate COVID compliances.
  • Policies and procedures for operations. 
  • Oversee OH&S.
  • Oversee payroll and HR.
  • Provide applications to council for events. 
  • Oversee blue cards and risk assessments.
  • Assist volunteers to complete COVID Tafe micro course.
  • Manage SMO and make sure leaders are up-to-date with child safe training. 
  • QB reporting.

Spiritual Tone & Growth

  • Organise appropriate support services, e.g. Emergency food, baby packs etc.
  • Provide Pastoral Care for volunteers and the wider church community.
  • Be committed to prayer for the Beachside community. 




Childrens Ministry Worker

Beachside Christian Church is seeking a dynamic, vibrant person to build a team and help lead our Groms (Children’s) ministry. This role will be a part-time position (40% or 2 days per week). 

The successful applicant will be overseeing and leading our children’s ministry at church events and facilitating contact with the wider community throughout the week. 

We place a high priority on children and their future and we know the successful applicant will also carry a similar heart.

Remuneration and policies are based on recommendations from the Queensland Baptist Union. 

To apply please email and attach a copy of your resume.

Applications for this role will close on Friday 9th April.



Job Description 


Provide spiritual leadership and growth to the children of Beachside Christian Church and provide leadership for a new family focused initiative. 


  • To grow the children of Beachside in an understanding of God’s goodness and grace. 
  • To grow and develop junior leaders to help facilitate Beachside’s Groms program.
  • To oversee, train and grow the Groms leadership team.
  • To be involved in a community driven initiative that sees the Groms ministry reach out beyond the walls of the church.
  • Creating a clear vision for the team, families and children. 
  • Work with the Functional Ministry Leader to ensure compliance to Baptist Union and government child safe policies.

Spiritual tone and growth:

  • Lead by example a life full of the Holy Spirit and Gospel centeredness. 
  • Adopt and live out Christian values. 
  • Oversee and provide God inspired teaching and training to the groms teams and junior leaders. 
  • Monitor the spiritual tone of the Groms ministry.
  • Facilitate development of ongoing vision of the groms ministry. 


  • Keep abreast of the needs of our local community and initiate new start-up expressions of groms ministry in the community.
  • Grow a kingdom focus by working in partnership with other churches and their children’s ministries. 

Leadership Development & Raising Teams

  • Identify, mentor and pastorally care for current leaders.
  • Oversee the junior leaders and see them grow in the abilities.
  • Drive the development of teams of volunteers.
  • Oversee the pastoral care of groms, their parents and the team. 

Key Performance Indicators:

  1. Safe, fun and inspiring ministry for the groms and their families. 
  2. Numerical and Spiritual growth of leaders and children.
  3. Seeing Beachside connect with the community.