Job Title: Youth Pastor at The Storehouse in North Lanarkshire
Main Purpose and Scope of the Job
To provide vision and leadership for developing the youth work at the Storehouse. To recruit, train and equip volunteers to help lead the 11-19’s at the Storehouse.
Position in Organisation Reports To: Senior Pastor or member of the leadership team Responsible For: All youth work and managing the volunteer staff team
Salary: £15,000 to £18,000 p.a.
Duties and Key Responsibilities • Developing youth work within the life of the Storehouse • Inspiring and leading the youth team (Volunteers) • Provide a consistent intentional Sunday morning group • Pastoring the youth of the Storehouse • Building relationships with young people in local community • Schools ministry and outreach in the local community • Teaching and Leading in wider church setting as required The Person Specification: As displayed within this table there are ‘Essential and Desirable’ competencies SKILLS AND ABILITIES Essential • Good communication skills (Verbal and Written) • The ability to relate to young people (from an array of backgrounds) • The ability to manage your own diary and be self-motivated • The ability to work alone but also to work as part of a team Desirable • The ability to teach/preach God’s word in a gracious and engaging manner • A professional qualification in youth work • Lead worship and play an instrument
EXPERIENCE Essential • Previous experience in youth work • Previous experience in a church ministry role Desirable • Previous experience recruiting and managing volunteers • Experience in setting up and running youth projects, events or programmes • Experience in working with community organisations such as schools KNOWLEDGE Essential • A working knowledge of child protection legislation • Knowledge of youth culture and youth issues P E R S O N A L ATTRIBUTES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Essential • To be growing in your love for Christ and His church • To be in agreement with the Storehouse’s partnership document and a willingness to commit to our vision and values • To have an approachable, friendly nature • The ability to build good relationships throughout the church, and to earn trust and respect across all ages • Willing to occasionally travel • Willing to work unsocial hours There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the post holder is a Christian Criminal records bureau disclosure: This post will result in you having substantial contact with children, the elderly, sick or disabled. The Authority, therefore, requires that by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, the Children’s Act 1989 and/or the Police Act 1997, you reveal any criminal convictions, bind over orders or cautions, including those which would normally be regarded as spent. If successful in your application you will subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure/Protection of Vulnerable Groups check.
The Storehouse in Kilsyth is 7 years old this year and we are at a very exciting point in our story. As well as looking to move into a warehouse unit in the centre town as a base for all our activities – we are looking to employ our first full-time Youth Pastor! Could that be you?
We are looking for someone with either experience and/or training to take on this vital role within the life of the church. If you are interested please see attached Job Description and send C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications 10th July 2015