Community & Family Worker

Full-time £25000 / year

Kiltarlity Free Church (IV4 7JQ)

Date posted: 20th January 2024
Application ends: 29th February 2024

As part of our vision to grow a vibrant, all-age community of followers of Jesus we are seeking a full-time female worker to work with young people through Young Life International, develop community links , and seek to develop women's ministry.


The Worker will: - Work with Young Life International as a part-time worker (2 days per week) – leading and facilitating effective Youth Ministry to the unchurched in our community and coordinating a team of volunteer leaders. This will also involve taking young people to Young Life International summer camps. - Be engaged in building relationships with the wider community – including connecting with families and older people – seeking to connect them to the church community. - Lead and develop women's ministry within the congregation – seeking to involve other women in this work – women ministering to women. It is envisioned that the worker will be a catalyst to get other volunteers involved in these ministries.

Required skills

Due to the nature of the role, we are seeking a female worker. She will: - Have a strong Christian commitment and be sympathetic to the doctrines of the Free Church of Scotland and Young Life International. - Be committed to the vision of Kiltarlity Free Church (including an understanding of how the work of Young Life International relates to that vision) and demonstrate a capacity and capability for working flexibly and responsively to events. - Be able to communicate the gospel clearly to young people (especially those with no prior exposure to Christianity). - Have good inter-personal skills and also be able to communicate well via social media. - Will be able to work well as part of a team and also to work on their own initiative, planning and organising their workload.


Applicants should have a Christian faith and a live church connection. This is a recognised Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010.