Coordinator of Formation

Oceania Province of the Christian Brothers (Australia, PNG, NZ, Philippines)

Melbourne, VIC
Commencing January 2022


About Us

The Edmund Rice Formation Team has been established by the Christian Brothers Oceania Province to enrich the vision, mission and values of the staff, volunteers and Board members engaged in the work of the Province Support Centres and a diverse range of Edmund Rice Ministries across Oceania Province. The Formation Team takes responsibility for developing and facilitating formation programs and experiences that aim to deepen the understanding and inspiration of a contemporary Edmund Rice spirituality among all these entities.

The Role

The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Formation Team in planning, developing and delivering effective formation programs and experiences that will respond to the developmental and diverse needs of the Province personnel. The programs will deepen an appreciation and contemporary understanding of the Edmund Rice charism and current Chapter directions and align with both the Christian story and the Universe story.

The Coordinator will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and collaborative team that works both cross-culturally and with local ministries to bring the Edmund Rice spirit alive both within Australia and on occasion, overseas.

Child Protection:

Christian Brothers Oceania Province is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and has zero-tolerance of any abuse.

Applicants for the position will be the subject to:

*Working with Children Check and Clearance

*Federal Police Check and Clearance

*Comply with the Oceania Province of the Christian Brothers’ Child Care, Safety & Protection Policy and Reporting Protocol


For a copy of the position description or a confidential discussion about the role, contact the HR Department on 03 8359 0117 or email

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Professional Competencies addressed to:

The Province Leader – to     

Or mail Attention HR: P.O. Box 851 Parkville VIC 3052.

Applications are due by Sunday 19 September 2021.