Uniting Church in Australia Employee Reviews

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Minister of the Word (Former Employee) –  Brisbane, QLD4 August 2015
An organisation committed to worthy causes and mission to meet ever increasing community needs.


Independent Consulting (Current Employee), Sydney Central Business District, NSW – July 28, 2015



Pros: Excellent mission to provide much needed community services.

Cons: Long hours, nights and weekends worked to accommodate volunteer boards and committees.


A complex organisation with multiple layers of governance and in some parts lacking in strategic direction due to the multiple layers. A high commitment to serve and support communities in need i.e. the elderly and infirm, the homeless, the uneducated and illiterate, children and youth etc.
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An organisation committed to worthy causes and mission to meet ever increasing community needs.
Independent Consulting (Current Employee) –  Sydney Central Business District, NSW28 July 2015
A complex organisation with multiple layers of governance and in some parts lacking in strategic direction due to the multiple layers. A high commitment to serve and support communities in need i.e. the elderly and infirm, the homeless, the uneducated and illiterate, children and youth etc.
Pros
Excellent mission to provide much needed community services.
Cons
Long hours, nights and weekends worked to accommodate volunteer boards and committees.
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A great place to work
Administration Assistant & Database Administrator (Former Employee) –  Melbourne27 March 2014
I loved working here for seven and a half years. The people were fantastic and I loved my job.
Pros
Great people
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Ministry in Uniting Church is more a lifestyle than a job.
Minister of the Word (Former Employee) –  Canberra, Australia18 April 2013
A typical day at work: 40% Pastoral Care, 30% Sunday Service preparation, 20% meetings, 10% other Church functions i.e. Funerals, Weddings Baptisms.
What I learned: Dealing with people from all walks of life.
Management: The Minister is always seen as the Leader.
My Co-workers: They are the congregations, they are as diversified as the community.
The hardest Part of the job: Visiting parents of a deceased child in preparation of a funeral.
The most enjoyable part of the job: Baptism of a Child, and Weddings.
Pros
you make many life-long friends
Cons
you are on call 24/7
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