May 03, 2022

Youth & Children's Worker [Livingston]

£33,000 - £35,000 yearly
  • St Mungo's Church, Balerno
  • Balerno, UK
Part time Youth and Children

Job Description

We are seeking a youth & children’s worker for our Livingston congregation to join our 0-18 staff team to support and nurture the spiritual growth and development of the young people in our church.  Grounding them in a lifelong faith and instilling a Kingdom identity which equips them to live for Christ in the world around them. The successful applicant will work under the leadership, management and oversight of the St Mungo’s Associate Rector, and operate in line with St Mungo’s vision and values, as a Word & Spirit Church.

Main Responsibilities of the Youth & Children's Worker [Livingston]:

  • To work with the Associate Rector to help develop and lead a strategy for the 0-18 work in Livingston.
  • Oversee and take an active part in the leading of the 0-18 work in Livingston both on a Sunday and during the week.

Principal Objectives:

  • To provide on-site leadership and support for all 0-18 activities on a Sunday morning in Livingston.
  • To provide leadership, in partnership with the Balerno 0-18 team, to grow and develop the faith of the young people both on a Sunday and during the week.
  • To develop relationships with any local schools and lead SU groups where this is possible.
  • To build relationships with other youth and children’s workers in Livingston and grow relationships with other churches.

Delivering the above objectives will involve:

  • Working alongside parents to support and nurture the spiritual growth and development of the young people in Livingston.
  • Recruiting, equipping, and training volunteers to run the Sunday 0-18 morning programme.
  • Writing or ensuring the provision of high-quality material for use with young people.
  • Working with the 0-18 staff team to ensure continuity, consistency, and coherence across sites.
  • Developing the Sunday 0-18 groups and any weekly activities in line with the vision and values of the 0-18 ministry and St Mungo’s Church.
  • Networking with other youth and children and youth workers.

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