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Youth Co-ordinator Auldhouse Community Church

Youth Co-ordinator

Employer

Auldhouse Community Church (Southside, Glasgow)

Full Job Description

This new post will work under the direction of the Senior Pastor to develop and deliver this mission with young people in church, local schools and the community. This will involve establishing a vibrant atmosphere of youth work within our church whilst also developing school and community based activities. The main focus will be on young people of secondary school age, but additionally will support children at the top end of primary school and young adults post-secondary school.

Essential Job Functions:

  • As part of the ministry team develop a flexible mission strategy for families, children and young people
  • Support ongoing youth ministry within the church, including families, and nurture the Christian faith of young people
  • Develop and lead activities for young people to explore the Bible and Christian faith in a range of appropriate ways, and to promote the discipleship of Christian young people in the church.
  • Create opportunities for young people to become involved in the life of the church
  • At the invitation of the Head Teacher, and in partnership with staff and chaplains, to support and participate in the formal and informal curriculum at the two schools within the community - Tinto Primary (next door to the church) and Hillpark Secondary School
  • Through learning about the local community, initiate fresh styles of engagement with young people who have no faith connection
  • Continue to encourage older teenagers and young adults to grow in faith and develop as young leaders
  • Plan and lead away days or residential activities for young people
  • Participate in the recruitment, training, motivation and support of suitable volunteers for all areas of youth work
  • Network and partner with other relevant partners and agencies where appropriate
  • Carry out any administration, report writing, attending meetings and other duties that the post may require
  • Undertake any other tasks as may be required from time to time by the Senior Pastor.  

Leave Entitlement: 

The holiday entitlement for full-time employees is 28 days.

The employer complies with Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008 (as amended by the Pensions Act 2011).

Expenses: 

Reasonable expenses and travel expenses incurred in the course of employment will be reimbursed.

Salary: £22,000-27,000 (dependant on experience)

For more information or to apply, email: dskpalmer@gmail.com  Mobile: 07587065533

Closing date for applications: 18th August (Interviews will hopefully take place within two weeks thereafter). Please note however, any applications considered suitable for the post, which come in over the next 6 weeks, may be considered for interviews BEFORE the closing date.

Salary

£22,000-27,000 (dependant on experience)

Closing Date

Sunday, 18 August 2019