Part-time £22000-£24000 / year
North Cheam Baptist Church (SM3 9LY)
Date posted: 25th April 2022
Application ends: 16th May 2022
NCBC is looking for a dynamic Christ-loving individual who can lead and nurture our wonderful young people on a life of discipleship and discovery.
18 hours per week, the role will comprise the following:- To develop the vision for NCBC youth ministry work alongside the church leadership team and current youth leaders. To undertake the general administration necessary to youth ministry in the church. To lead and empower the team of volunteer youth leaders. To lead the regular Sunday morning youth provision and to provide Bible teaching which addresses the spiritual lives of the young people, encouraging each one on their own path of discipleship. To encourage the young people to be fully integrated into the life of the church. To develop the existing youth outreach ministry, currently the Friday evening youth club. To mentor and provide pastoral support to the church's young people. To encourage those young people aged 18 plus to remain engaged with the church and with God. To provide pastoral support to the families of the young people. To highlight and take groups of young people to external Christian events occasionally. To network with other local youth leaders and relevant external organisations
• A Christian faith which is able to understand and communicate a theology of hope, resurrection, grace and joy, speaking into situations facing young people and their families. • A desire to see Christ at work in members of the church and local community. • Ability and enthusiasm to familiarise and engaged with both the worshipping community and wider community in the Sutton area • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of working with young people • Good understanding of contemporary youth culture and natural ability to connect constructively with young people • Enjoyment of working with young people and their parents. • Have a willingness to learn. • Be able to motivate self and others. • Be able to set and work to goals without direct supervision. • Be able to generate creative ideas and identify new possibilities. • Be able to adapt to change, priorities and circumstances • Good relational and communication skills. • A team player able to manage, encourage and facilitate volunteers in the development of new roles and activity. • A genuine Christian love for everyone irrespective of their race, colour, creed or orientation; and a general knowledge of Equalities and Diversity issues • Be IT and computer literate.