The Air Force is looking for ministers to join as full- or part-time Chaplains. If you are a Priest, Pastor or equivalent and looking for an exciting alternative ministry, please read on and make contact with us – email@example.com.
Permanent or full-time Air Force Chaplains are posted to positions at bases across Australia and overseas for durations of approximately 3 years. Postings are decided according to current and future Air Force capability requirements and take into consideration:
Air Force Chaplains also play a key support role ‘on the ground’ on overseas deployments. Whilst this means being away from home for approximately 6 months, ministry opportunities are usually significantly enhanced with Air Force members in higher stress environments separated from family and friends.
|Guidance and advice||Each Chaplain seeks guidance and advice from their denomination according to the framework set out by their denomination|
|Ongoing ordination and licensing||Chaplains need to comply with ongoing ordination and/or licensing requirements set by their denomination.|
|Code of Conduct||Chaplains are expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct as set by their denomination. These Codes of Conduct often include areas of behaviour considered 'acceptable' in general society but 'unacceptable' from a Christian/Church perspective.|
|Responding to allegations of misconduct||Denominations are requested to review and respond to allegations of misconduct or abuse by Air Force Chaplains.|
The Religious Advisory Committee to the Services or RACS is an advisory group, representing the faiths and denominations of Australian Defence Force Chaplains.
The primary activities of the RACS and its members are:
The RACS is made up as follows:
|Jewish||Rabbi Ralph Genende|
|Catholic||The Most Reverend Max Davis, AM|
|Anglican||The Right Reverend Ian Lambert|
|Uniting||The Reverend Doctor Murray Earl|
|Presbyterian||The Very Reverend Professor Allan Harman|
|United Churches||The Reverend Garry Lock, CSC|
|Muslim||Sheikh Mohamadu Saleem|
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