Youth and Children’s Director

We are looking for the forward thinking person that God is calling to inner London to lead and help shape the futures of youth and children, maximising their many gifts and talents as they learn to place God at the centre of their lives. They would be part of our dynamic and experienced team of staff and senior volunteers, focussed on building a ‘network church’ of communities that are each reaching their own neighbourhoods or networks.

The church (www.thewellcc.org.uk) is 30 years old and has a rich history of pioneering or partnering many creative projects including a laundrette, a Primary School, an Art Gallery, a High Street Café, (https://wearelumberjack.co.uk) a re-employment project, (https://www.pecan.org.uk) to name but a few, all of which have had major impact in the community over the years. We also play a prominent role in stimulating mission among the family of churches in Southwark (www.sfj.org.uk). We also run an internship program of year out students working with youth and mission-focussed communities. We not looking for someone to ‘do it all’ in youth and children’s work, but rather we are looking for an experienced staff member who is able to oversee our committed youth and children’s teams and to help in the many opportunities God is opening up to us.

Is God speaking to you about this kind of work in this kind of area? Have you seen young people become Christians and begin to learn how to follow Jesus? Do you long to see more of Gods kingdom in the lives of young people? Are you able to think ‘big picture’ and to put plans in place in teams?

We offer a salary of between £23 – £25,000 (dependent on experience), and a generous pension package.

Send your CV and an application with up to 700 words saying why God may be calling you to this role emailing it to sue@thewellcc.org.uk

Please get your application in by August 28th. Interviews will be conducted in early September and you will be told by Sept 12th if you have been successful. If you would like an informal conversation about the post you can call the senior leader on 07970875628