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  • Family and Children’s Leader at St John’s Church, Meads Eastbourne

    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When: 12 March 2018

    Come and be part of our growing partnership at the gateway to the South Downs!

    Are you the enthusiastic person that God is calling to lead our ministry to children and families in the beautiful Meads area of Eastbourne? The post is a jointly funded partnership between St John’s church and our C of E primary school and provides an exciting opportunity for a team leader to build upon the existing programmes of Christian activity and outreach with a particular focus on children in Key Stage 1 and 2. 

    Forming an important part of our ministry and school leadership team the successful applicant will work 40 hours per week working 16 hours (term time only) for the school and the remainder for the church and in the parish, with a starting salary of £25,000 pa. 

    Further details and the job description are available from the Church Administrator at the Church Office, St John the Evangelist, St John’s Road, Meads, Eastbourne, BN20 7ND. Tel: 01323 738 671 Email: office@stjm.org.uk or visit the church website www.stjm.org.uk/church/.

    The closing date for applications is 12 March 2018

    Interview date Tuesday 27 March 2018


    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When: 12 March 2018

    YMCA DownsLink Group (YMCA DLG) was formed two years ago with a vision to be an inclusive organisation with a Christian foundation, transforming communities in Surrey and Sussex so that all children and young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As part of our strategic planning, we are looking for a new trustee to join the Board, with a specific responsibility for young people influencing.

    About Us YMCA DLG is one of the largest YMCAs in the country serving our local communities in the south east across Surrey and Sussex. With a turnover of £12m and a staff team of 520, including 150 volunteers, we provide a range of services (including accommodation, health and well-being, advice & guidance, training, education and vocational support) which directly benefit around 15,000 children, young people and families each year.

    We are in an exciting new chapter for YMCA DLG, one we have defined in our 2020 Vision: Youth Minded Community Approach, to extend our impact and reach to transform more young lives and to empower young people to participate and influence both internally and externally.

    To help us achieve our vision we have a Board of Trustees committed to providing strategic direction and a sound and robust system of governance. We have had many successes in this area, including through the work of our YMCA Right Here project, and the #IAMWHOLE campaign.

    The Role Working closely with the Executive Team, the Board sets and maintains the vision and mission and develops the strategy for the organisation.

    The Board has regular meetings in different locations across the area. Trustees are also expected to make occasional visits to projects across Surrey and Sussex.

    The position is not salaried and reasonable expenses will be paid.

    We are seeking a new trustee who has relevant skills and experience in empowering and enabling young people to have a voice for influencing change. We welcome interest from people from a range of different backgrounds.

    You must be in the age range of 18 - 30 years of age at the start of the tenure of the role

    This is a great opportunity to be part of something very important, supporting our work with young people and ensuring young people are influencing at every level of our organisation.

    As part of our vision of being an inclusive organisation with a Christian foundation we ask trustees to demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian faith.

    Further Information For more information you can download the Trustee Recruitment Information Pack from our website - https://www.ymcadlg.org/job-vacancies/youth-trustee/

    The closing date for applications is Monday 12th March 2018 at 9am.

    The interview date is Tuesday 20th March 2018.

    For an informal and confidential discussion please contact Fiona Hall, Head of People, on 01273 222550/557.

    How to apply To apply for this position please provide an up to date CV with a short explanation as to why you are interested in working with us as a youth trustee to Fiona Hall at recruitment@ymcadlg.org:

    YMCA DownsLink Group requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

  • Children's Leader - Chanctonbury Churches

    Type: Youth and children's workers By: Diocese of Chichester When: 15 February 2018

    Position: Full Time
    Salary range, dependent on experience: £22k–25k

    Further information & application form available from: chanctonburychurches.org.uk or phillypm@chanctonburychurches.org.uk
    Contact number: 01903 893648

    Application forms should be sent to:
    Mrs Philly Pearson-Miles
    Church Office,
    London Road,
    West Sussex,
    RH20 3DD

    Downloadable information

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