Friday, March 23, 2007

Positions Vacant - Centre for an Ethical Society

Dear Friends,
I am forwarding this urgent message from Terry McCarthy of the Centre for an Ethical Society. You may know something who is interested and able to do the work this position requires. I have copy and pasted the information on the attachment. I am also sending this to all the recipients of my liturgies in case you know of anyone who might be interested in this position.


Claude Mostowik msc

to start by mid-April


The Centre for an Ethical Society, located at Lewisham, is a mainline Christian organisation set up with the assistance of leaders of the Anglican, Catholic and Uniting Churches. Its mission is to remind and educate people that the pursuit of social justice is intrinsic to Christianity. The pursuit of the common good is a core Christian value which obliges Christians to help build a just and compassionate Australia. Details of the CES can be viewed on its website:

CES needs people, both employed and volunteer, to assist in its work:

Office Manager/Administrator:
The role of the position is to run the office. Tasks include establishing contact lists, keeping track of supporters, advising them of CES activities, arranging meetings and public functions, answering inquiries, basic bookkeeping, doing mail-outs and other office duties. While the position is based in Sydney, the role is important to the Australia-wide functioning of Board, State and local Chapters.

Desirable attributes:
- A sharing of the values and objectives of the CES.
- Good administrative skills including facility with Windows Applications, databases. basic bookkeeping, websites and other office tasks.
- Ability to work relatively unsupervised and often alone.
- Some interest in looking for information through the internet.
- Preparedness to be flexible.
We are keen to hear from interested people who are prepared to work 4-5 hours five days a week and have the above skills and background:

Interested applicants could contact either Terry McCarthy, Board Member and Public Officer on 02 6281 1673 or 0410590506, or Bonita Frank on 02 9572 6044.

B. Volunteers: We hope to have a group of volunteers to assist in a variety of tasks including IT, establishing contact lists, adding new elements to our computer system, providing technical assistance in maintaining the website; bookeeping and financial records; answering telephones, photocopying and mailing; researching other like organizations and foundations and related material, to name a few.
Again interested people could contact either Terry McCarthy on 02 6281 1673 or 0410590506 or Bonita Frank on 02 9572 6044.

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