Community Outreach Worker at Sandy Row Methodist Church

Starting September 1st 2017, 20 hours a week annually

Description of Role:
Main Purpose:
1. To continue to develop contact with the local community for meeting practical and spiritual needs.
2. To act as a coordinator and developer in the church’s Outreach Ministry.
3. To run the afterschool club and other ministries for children and families.
Responsible to: Revd Emily Hyland

Job description:
1) Mid-week afterschool club for primary school age. Provide all leadership and planning, including collaborating with volunteers and local primary school. (Every Wednesday 1.30 pm-5.00 pm)
2) Coordinator of “Reflect Café” drop-in and prayer (Thursday morning 10.30 am-12.30 pm, present each week or pre-arrange absence with minister)
3) Toddler Group leader (Thursday afternoon 12:30-4:00)
4) Leadership in Sunday worship / Sunday school and children’s time. This includes reports to the congregation of the on-going work and a role in encouraging and resourcing Sunday school teachers. (a minimum 3 Sundays a month)
5) Develop and coordinate new outreach opportunities. This may include exploring grant sources and making applications. Developing present church and community people into leadership or volunteering is paramount.
6) Connecting and collaborating with other Community leaders and groups.
7) Visitation to local community and families. Offering care and connection into the church family and making referrals on to minister.
8) Carry out other tasks as may reasonably be requested by the Minister

It is expected that the individual will carry out the following tasks:
1) Be self-directed
2) Report to the church council or an appointed support and advisory group 3 times a year to oversee and plan all children’s ministry, plan for year, plan creative means to reach children and families as a collaborative effort of the whole church.
3) Record-keeping of children’s attendance and contact details, and visits to homes (details kept in confidence and shared with minister)

Essential criteria/ Relevant qualifications: Level 2 qualifications, Access NI clearance, Relevant experience Other: IT competence
Closing date: June 19th, 2017
Please request an application from Rev Emily Hyland on

Dreamscheme Senior Youth Worker

Dreamscheme requires a full-time Senior Youth Worker to plan, develop, coordinate and manage the Dreamscheme programme in a number of communities.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced senior youth worker who has excellent leadership skills and the ability to effectively lead difficult young people.

Download Job Description
Download Application Form
Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on Monday 5th June 2017.

Greater Ballyclare Youth for Christ

wish to appoint a Female Youth Worker with a specific focus on developing Girl’s Ministry

Key aspects of the role will involve sharing the good news of Jesus through:

  • Building meaningful and long term relationships with young people, volunteers and local churches.
  • Establishing & developing a girls programme and building mentoring relationships with the young females who are part of the community of GBYFC (in particular those from age 11-16).
  • Supporting young people in fulfilling their potential through participation in programmes which meet their social, spiritual, educational, physical and emotional needs within a safe environment.

For more information or to request a Job Description and Application pack, please contact:

Martin Spence

Closing date for applications: 4pm Monday 5th June 2017

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St John’s Parish Orangefield

Are you passionate for children and their families to know Jesus?

The Parish of St John the Evangelist, Orangefield (Castlereagh Road, Belfast) seeks to appoint a

Children and Family Ministry Coordinator (Part-time)

• To oversee our ministry to children and families.
• To develop discipleship of children within the church.
• To develop new and existing ways of serving children and families in our local community.
• To inspire and engage the wider church in supporting this ministry.

We are looking for:
• A committed Christian, who can demonstrate a love of children and a desire to help them thrive and grow in a relationship with God.
• A self-starter who will take prayerful initiative in pioneering and developing children and family ministry.
• A well-organised communicator and team player.

Hours and Salary: 20 hours per week.
Salary is negotiable, depending on experience, within the range £10,363 to £11,343 (NJC Pay Scale Point range 20 to 23) per annum.

For further information, please contact us on email:
or telephone: 028 9070 4493

Closing date: June 16, 2017 

Youth Link: NI

is currently recruiting for the part-time post of Finance / Admin Officer

Hours of work negotiable, days of work Monday, Thursday and/or Friday

Salary Scale: £17,277 rising to £20,308 (pro-rata) per annum

The successful applicant will provide financial and administrative support services, working as part of a team of staff and volunteers

Specific responsibilities will include:

Preparation of orders, invoices and payments using Sage Accounts software and iBusiness Banking
Provision of assistance with processing of salary and other payments for staff using Sage Payroll
Assistance with grant applications and preparation of financial returns to funders
Reception duties
Support with building management
Provision of general clerical and administrative support services
Experience and qualifications required include the following:

Level 2 Qualification, ie 4 GCSE’s, A*-C, to include English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent
Sage Accounts Qualification, or equivalent
A minimum of one year’s experience of working in an office in a finance support role
Willing to work within the mission, vision and values of Youth Link: NI
Further information and an application form available via the following:

Application Pack – Finance Admin Officer – PT
Tel: 9032 3217
Closing date for return of completed applications: Tuesday 6 June 2017 @ 12 noon


Applications are invited for an experienced Christian Youth and Family Project Worker with passion and vision to help us co-ordinate and develop a project to enhance current provision in our Church.
This is a new FULL-TIME POSITION, for 37.5 hours per week, including evening and weekend working
Salary £ 22,401 per annum.
This project will run for a period of 2 years and 6 months. Should the key objectives be met and funding be secured, this term may be extended.
Confirmation of employment is subject to a satisfactory Access NI check and registration With the Independent Safeguarding Authority
For an information pack, please contact Rev Terry Laverty
Tel: 07875715368
Closing date for applications: 12noon on 31 May 2017

Diocese of Armagh
Development Officer – Youth and Children’s Ministry

The Diocese of Armagh seeks to appoint a dynamic person who will work strategically across the Diocese to develop ministry amongst children and young people at Diocesan and parish level.
Key within the role is the training and encouragement of leaders and the facilitation of events within established Rural Deanery structures.

The post is full-time and will be based in Armagh and will entail travel within the Diocese. The successful candidate will be a committed Christian with an active faith and a passion for working with children and young people, and who will have experience in the development and delivery of children and youth programmes.

Application packs may be obtained by:
telephone: 028 3752 2858

Closing date 4.00pm Thursday 25 May 2017


Three Opportunities to Join the Staff Team!

We are looking for three PASSIONATE, TALENTED and COMMITTED individuals to join the team in delivering Disciple Making Youth Ministry in Ireland.

For info on the roles see our website:

Residential Youth Ministyr Developer
North West Regional worker
Southern Area worker

For full information see
Closing dates from 18th- 25th May



Youth Initiatives seeks Interns across our 4 youth community hubs in West Belfast, East Belfast, Downpatrick and Banbridge to support the youth work programmes and on going work throughout the local communities.

The Youth Initiatives Internship Programme is a part-time or full-time, one-year, placement for graduate or school leavers, aged 18 plus. The internship programme aims to equip and develop young leaders and support their development over the course of the year. The Internship is a great way to explore and develop your skills, talents and abilities, get practical experience in a youth work/ youth ministry setting and a wide variety of leadership and service opportunities. You will work with an experienced staff team and have leadership opportunities in outreach youth work, centre based programmes, schools work, retreats, and residentials.

The programme begins the first week of September attending a 3 day training and induction residential (with all YI staff) and runs through to the middle of the following August. (Individual circumstances agreed before programme begins).

You will have a clearly defined role working alongside Youth Initiatives staff in one of our youth community hubs. You will receive one-2-one monthly supervision with your designated supervisor, support from other youth work staff and an on going programme of training spanning youth work, discipleship and personal development with the other interns. You will also be a valued member of the Youth Initiatives staff team attend staff meetings and have an input into the direction of the projects and programmes you are involved in.

The Youth Initiatives Internship is a voluntary programme. Interns will be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses such as travel in relation to internship or programme expenses.


  • Are you aged 18 to 25?
  • Interested in youth work/ youth ministry as a career?
  • Want to serve in a youth organisation for 12 months?
  • Have finished school, college university or looking for experience to return to education?
  • Have a desire to see young people awakened in hope for their future?
  • Have a desire to see young people from different parts of Northern Ireland come together and grow a shared vision for the future?
  • Want to be part of a great team of youth work staff and volunteers?
  • Want to receive training from experienced youth workers?

If you answer YES to the questions above then an Internship with Youth Initiatives may be the thing for you. We are looking for Interns who are hungry to learn and make the most of all of the input and experience that this opportunity provides. If you are 18-25 and motivated and enthusiastic with a passion for working with young people, growing in your own relationship with God, then this could be the opportunity for you.

If you are interested contact Siobhán Darragh on 02890 301174 for more information and discuss the opportunities available to you or email for an application pack

Youth Outreach (Rhythm Project) Internship

Rhythm is a project, run by registered N.I. charity Youth Outreach Ltd (est. 2009) which seeks to demonstrate God’s love to the remarkable young people of Banbridge and to give each one of them the opportunity to reach their full potential.

We are looking for two interns to be a part of our exciting journey in 2017/18 as we expand and grow the outreach programmes that are already running so successfully in Banbridge, and as we plan and develop some very exciting new ventures!

Are you planning on taking a year-out/ gap year? Or do you have 20 hours spare each week? Would you love to make a real difference in the lives of young people whilst:

  •       developing your own skills and giftings
  •       being part of a dynamic team of people and a project that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the young people in our local area in new and exciting ways
  •        being able to speak into and be creative with the launching of new programmes and venues
  •       achieving your Millennium Volunteer Award
  •        gaining some invaluable experience for future youth work?

If so- then please consider applying for our internship programme!

Can I apply?

We are seeking two interns who:

  • ·      are 18-25 years old
  • ·      are passionately pursuing a relationship with Jesus
  • ·      have a heart for working with young people
  • ·      are organised, motivated and hardworking
  • ·      have some experience in a position of responsibility


  • 20 hours per week
  • commencing end of August 2017
  • application deadline Friday 2nd June

Please email for more details and application form.

The Hub Belfast
(Church Of Ireland & Methodist Chaplaincy)

Graduating this summer? Fancy taking a year out? Want to experience working in a full time ministry context at The Hub Belfast?
We are launching our Internships Program from Sept 2017 to July 2018.
We are looking to recruit interns for roles including worship, outreach, student community, youth and childrens and communications, publicity and media.
Check out for an information pack and details of how to apply

Mission Africa Summer Teams 2017

Have you got a passion for Jesus and a love for His people? Do you want to be transformed and grow in your relationship with God?

At Mission Africa we are excited to give you the opportunity to explore mission by serving people and growing in your relationship with God. The Mission Africa website contains various opportunities to explore this call to parts of Africa. Short-term mission is a great opportunity to get involved in sharing the good news of Jesus with people from a different country. Going on a team requires preparation – spiritually, mentally and financially. It is a chance for you to step out of your comfort zone and have your faith stretched and deepened. Being part of a Mission Africa team this summer will enable you to impact lives and build relationships with the various African communities. You will see lives transformed, relationships being built, and learn about a new culture. No matter what your gifts and abilities, there will be a team that you will be able to get involved in. Perhaps God is calling you to serve in Africa on a team?

Below is a list of our teams which are about spending 3-4 weeks involved in ministry and service.

Community Action – Nigeria – 28th July-25th August 2017
Sports Coaching – Kenya – 10th-31st July 2017
Kid’s Ministry – Burkina Faso – 21st July – 11th August 2017
Outreach & Discipleship – Kenya – 10th – 31st July 2017
For more information you can go to the Mission Africa website at: .
If you would like to enquiry further about one of our teams or request an application form you can contact


  1. Alan says:

    Hi can i place an advert for a youth and family worker on this page.

  2. wjfkee says:

    Hi Alan …did I reply to your comment on about a job ad?
    You’re most welcome to pass me the details for ‘posting’

  3. malcolm mcclure says:

    Hi. How do I post an advert for a Youth Worker role on your website?
    Bloomfield Presbyterian Church Belfast

  4. matt says:

    hi I’m looking to post about a job, i tired the email address but it won’t send, I was wondering if you could help me, thanks

  5. anorrie58 says:

    Malcolm not sure if John has replied to you directly but if you send me an email ( with the details I will put it up for you.

  6. wjfkee says:

    Cheers Andrew !

  7. wjfkee says:

    Hey Matt
    Not sure why wouldn’t work for you…but you can also use

  8. Shelley says:

    Hi. Can I post a Youth Ministry Worker position on your website? Can you let me know who to send it to and what the cost is?

    Shelley – Malone Presbyterian Church

  9. wjfkee says:

    Hi Shelley
    We’d be delighted to host your ad in the jobs section…and it’s a free service !… Just email us the details and we’ll get it up post haste. Fire it over to
    All the best with it.

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