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Archdeacon Karen Kime


The Venerable Karen Kime is Archdeacon for Indigenous Ministries in the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn and General Manager for Indigenous Services and Education for Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT. 

List of articles:

Reconciliation in Action: Supporting Indigenous Australians

Sat 23 May 2015

In Wagga Wagga an amazing program has been operating for several years, called `Aunty Jeans’. It is a program that supports the heritage, health and wellbeing of older Aboriginal people.

 

Remote Communities and the Right to Decide

Fri 13 March 2015

The Western Australian government has proposed to close 150 remote Indigenous communities because they are considered to be 'uneconomic.' KAREN KIME explains the significance of Country and why identity is not a 'lifestyle' choice.

 

You and your parish: Strategies for Cultural Awareness

Thu 20 February 2014

Raising Cultural Awareness within parishes can be tricky - after all, where does one begin?? The following strategies aim to facilitate a more informed congregation about the local Indigenous community and their heritage.

 

Stopping violence against women

Fri 3 May 2013

Domestic violence is increasing in Australia with Indigenous women and girls especially at risk. KAREN KIME argues leadership is required by our churches.

 

Domestic violence = poverty: Update from CSW57

Fri 15 March 2013

Domestic violence was high on the agenda at the UN's CSW57 in New York with research on the links to poverty, reports our rep KAREN KIME

 

Violence against women: update from CSW57

Fri 8 March 2013

KAREN KIME is curently attending the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) in New York. The CSW is a part of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

 

Anglicare leaps forward on national Reconciliation

Sat 23 February 2013

A landmark meeting took place in Adelaide on February 15, with agreement that Reconciliation should be implemented across the national Anglicare network. At the present time, only a small percentage of its members have committed to such work, explains KAREN KIME

 

Embracing 20 years of National Reconcilation

Mon 21 January 2013

The movement towards National Reconciliation began with prayer 20 years ago. Today Reconciliation must be embraced by the whole of the Body, argues KAREN KIME so all congregations are equipped to be inclusive of the Aboriginal people that surround them.

 


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  • Anglicare positions

    Anglicare is recruiting for a wide variety of positions including:
    Supported Playgroup Assistant Indigenous Specific Role Temporary Part-Time (10 hrs per week) (closes 31 May)

    Maintenance Supervisor - Wollondilly Gardens, Full-time (closes Monday 6 June)

  • St Mark's National Theological Centre - Finance Manager

    An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Finance Manager at St Mark's National Theological Centre. St Mark's is part of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn.



    St Mark's delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (in theology, ministry, pastoral counselling and aged pastoral care) in the higher education provision (HEP) sector through its partnership with Charles Sturt University (CSU). Vocational and Educational Training (VET) sector awards (in counselling, professional supervision and formation for Anglican ministry) are also delivered via St Mark's own Registered Training Organisation (RTO).



    The Centre seeks an experienced manager to oversee all financial operations, and to assist in business development. The appointee to this full-time position will work closely with St Mark’s Director to take carriage of accounting and compliance responsibilities in three broad areas: St Mark's general accounting; CSU liaison and School of Theology financial administration; and RTO financial and other reporting to government. They will manage a small accounts team at St Mark’s.



    St Mark's is a not-for-profit entity, comprising a small community of faculty and general staff who seek to constructively engage Australians with God. The successful applicant will be a faithful Christian, and will demonstrate evidence of commitment to the vision, ethos and aims of St Mark's.



    Selection Criteria

    The appointee should possess the following:



    relevant qualifications in accounting and business management;

    experience in preparation of monthly profit and loss statements, quarterly account reports and annual financial reports;

    ability to oversee accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and statutory reporting requirements;

    current membership of a professional body (e.g. CPA or CA);

    capacity for analysis and direction of strategic business growth; and

    advanced communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment and to manage a multiplicity of tasks.



    The following will be an advantage:



    familiarity with VET FEE-HELP compliance and RTO operations;

    experience in trust accounting; and

    availability for immediate commencement.

    4 June 2016

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