Youth Leader

Elim Church Northampton


This role of Youth Leader is a vital one as families form the largest part of our congregation. We have many young people eager to know Jesus more and desperate for the consistency and commitment of a dedicated Youth Lead. We have an enthusiastic and servant-hearted volunteer youth team who need the encouragement and leadership of a Youth Lead to grow them into an even more effective and cohesive unit. Our Youth currently meet at two separate events during the week; ‘Friday Night Youth’ and ‘Sunday Youth’. Reporting to the Children’s Director, we require a passionate and competent leader to advance the quality of our provisions and develop the teams.

Please note:

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is classified as ‘regulated activity’ and successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS with barred list disclosure form (or be registered with the DBS update service) it is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from working with children.

Role Description

The role involves but is not limited to;

  • Being an active member of the Church Staff Team and take a full and active part in the life of the Church
  • Overseeing Youth provision including leading weekly meetings
  • Providing a secure, accepting and caring environment for young people aged 11-18 so they will know they are loved and valued by God and the Church
  • Continuing to build up our volunteer youth team and provide or source relevant support and training
  • Building positive relationships with our young people and their parents / carers encouraging whole life discipleship
  • Being responsible for youth budget and administration
  • Being confident in using and developing our social media platforms to positively engage young people
  • Further developing Youth outreach in the community and in local schools/education settings
  • Identifying and undergoing agreed training relevant to this role and with a view to looking to the future
  • Working closely with the Church’s Children’s Director
  • Understanding our Church Policies & Procedures, specifically those covering safeguarding or vulnerable children and young adults, and to ensure they are properly observed

There is enough flexibility within this role to enable the right candidate to further develop our vision and work. Please find the job spec attached for full information of the requirements of the role. Accommodation based in the Church building could be provided for the right person (if required).

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Elim Church Northampton

Job Location Type
On Location
Northampton, GB
£20,000.00 pa
Youth Leader
Full Time
Tue, 24/05/2022
Contact Phone
01604 757878
Contact Email