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  • Volunteer Chaplains needed in Horsham

    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Could you make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people at Horsham Y Centre (YMCA)?

    At YMCA Horsham, part of YMCA DownsLink group, we are looking for volunteer chaplains to help run an informal weekly chaplaincy evening to support the residents of Horsham Y Centre. This project houses 50 young people at any one time, aged 16-25, most of whom stay around 2 years. These young people are usually homeless – i.e. they cannot live at home or do not have a home for a variety of reasons. Our work is challenging but Horsham Y Centre is a place where young people can get support and encouragement to turn their lives around.

    Could you be a volunteer chaplain and add real value to the work we do? We are looking for people of faith who are kind, good listeners, non-judgemental, with a sense of humour and a love of young people. You would work in a small team and have some training and support, including an experienced Volunteer Chaplaincy Coordinator, Judi Cox. Our chaplaincy service has been established at Horsham Y Centre for 4 years and is deeply valued by staff and young people.

    Chaplaincy takes place on Thursdays evenings from 9.30-11pm. We would ask for a commitment of one evening every 2-3 weeks. There is more information here

    Interested? Contact Judi Cox, Volunteer Chaplaincy Coordinator (Horsham) on judi@youthworker.plus.com or Lucy McGrath, Lead Chaplain or lucy.mcgrath@ymcadlg.org

  • Trustees wanted for St Bartz

    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    St Bartz is looking for new Trustees with skills in fundraising, finance and youth work. Contact Rev James Hollingsworth 01273 400260 or download the poster for more details.

  • Part time Administrator – Bursar and Clerk to Governors required

    Type: Education (Schools) By: Diocese of Chichester When: 21 April 2017

    ST JOHN’S PRESCHOOL, RIPLEY ROAD, WEST WORTHING

    Part time Administrator – Bursar and Clerk to Governors required from 1 September 2017, or earlier if possible

    Annual Salary: £1,110.20 - which includes statutory holiday pay (Based on West Sussex County Council Grade 4 - £8.54 per hour)

    This is a new post that combines the work of the current bursar and the previous clerk to governors. Working from home, the postholder will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Governing Body and managing the finances and payroll of the Preschool. He/she will be expected to work closely with the Preschool Manager and to attend half termly evening governors’ meetings.

    The workload will vary throughout the year and will be an average of approximately 2.5 hours per week. The postholder will be able to develop a flexible approach to working that meets the needs of the Preschool and fits in with their own personal circumstances.

    The successful applicant will have:

    Good ICT, Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

    An ability to work alone, prioritise and to work flexibly

    An ability to show initiative and a willingness to learn

    A commitment to the Christian ethos of the Preschool and its links with the Parish Church

    Further details are available from Martin Lloyd at martinlloyd1@gmx.com, to whom all applications should be sent. For a further discussion about the post, please contact Teresa Chatfield on 01903 507578 or at bursarstjohnspreschool@hotmail.co.uk.

    Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday, 21 April 2017

    St John the Divine Church, West Worthing and its Preschool are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

  • Sessional Youth Worker for Saint Michael and All Angels Church, Southwick

    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Sessional Youth Worker Saint Michael and All Angels Church, Southwick

  • Liturgy and Music Administrator

    Type: Cathedral By: Cathedral When:

    Liturgy and Music Administrator 

    £30,000 - £35,000 pa dependant on experience 

    We have a vacancy for a lay or ordained Liturgy and Music Administrator who will work with the Precentor and the Organist and Master of the Choristers to ensure excellence in the Cathedral’s offering of music and worship. The Chapter also seeks someone who will support the Precentor in preparing imaginative liturgies that will engage both new and established congregations. Other key tasks include concert management, coordination with the Cathedral’s other activities and working effectively with staff and volunteers. 

    For further information and details on how to apply please visit our web site.

    The closing date for applications is18 July 2017.

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