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VACANCY: Youth and Children’s Worker

St George’s United Reformed Church, Hemel Hempstead is looking to appoint a Youth and Children’s Worker to join their team on a part time basis

St George’s United Reformed Church, Hemel Hempstead is looking to appoint a Youth and Children’s Worker to join their team on a part time basis of 15 hours per week, for a 2-year fixed term contract starting in September 2019.

We are looking for someone who is creative, dynamic and engaging to help us disciple our children and young people and share the Good News with those who have never heard of God's love for them. This is an exciting new post for the right person. We will offer a supportive church community to help the candidate achieve our mission statement of 'Making mature and active disciples'.

We have good links with 2 of our local primary schools and want to maintain and build these relationships.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS criminal record check and there is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be a Christian who supports the views and aims of the church.

Main responsibilities:

Reporting to the Youth Elder

  • Prepare and lead Thursday evening Pilots group from 4.30pm – 8.30pm – providing a challenging and creative lesson plan in a safe environment (for years Reception-yr 9).
  • Sunday morning Junior church/creche/7Up – prepare a programme for our junior church children (school years 3-6) and work with a team of volunteers to deliver.  Encourage ideas and plans to grow numbers in this group.  On occasion, participate in creche and 7Up (school year 7 and above).
  • Maintain and build relationships with local schools during the week, running assemblies or delivering talks where possible and hosting events in church on occasion.
  • Organise outings and events over and above regular meetings
  • Liaising with volunteers and assisting with rotas
  • Lead four Pilots church services each year
  • On occasion, attend/lead our small group meetings (years 10+).

 Salary is £8,463 (10.85p/h) based on a 15hour week, paid monthly.

Thursday (5hrs) and Sunday (3hrs) hours are fixed, and the remainder is flexible, dependent on weekly needs for preparation, delivery, organisation and other meetings/events (e.g. - 5hrs Thursday evening, 3hrs Sunday morning, 2hrs school/community interaction, 5hrs programme planning/other).   

send CV’s to admin@st-georges-urc-hemel.org.uk marked for the attention of Linda York. Full JD available on request.

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