May 04, 2022

Children and Families Worker/Youth Worker

£25,000 - £28,000 yearly
  • St Johns URC Orpington
  • St John's URC Church, Orpington, UK
Full time Church/Ministry Education Faith Based Missions Youth and Children

Job Description

Background

St John’s mission is to be a caring community of God’s people where each person is encouraged to grow in faith and to share with others through worship, service, witness and lifestyle.  One of our primary priorities is to serve our local community with particular emphasis on children and their families and young adults.

 Due to the wide age range the job has been split into two roles, however we would consider filling the position in a full time capacity if a candidate has the skills and ability to do both:

 Children and Families Worker 0-11 year olds

Youth Worker 11-25 year olds

The position is a 3 year term.

 Skill Set

  • Ability to create a fun and inviting atmosphere for children, their families and young adults
  • To develop links with the local and wider community – schools, Churches Together, URC Synod
  • To lead and encourage existing volunteers to develop both the children’s work and also their own understanding of how to share faith
  • Explore opportunities for “non-Sunday” church and different ways of “being church”
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with young people in a Christian environment and teaching the Bible in a relevant way
  • Have an enthusiastic approach to bring new ideas and initiatives into the Mission of the Church.
  • Hold a clean full driving licence.

 

Note : An enhanced DBS will be required for this role and undertaken prior to commencement of employment.

 


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