Children & Youth Work Co-ordinator (pt-time)

We are called by Jesus to minister to the children and young people here – can you come and help to fulfil our vision ?

As a longstanding lively evangelical Anglican congregation encompassing Christians of all ages and life experiences.   We enjoy a purposeful spirituality within a wide range of worship, prayer and liturgy.   We are blessed with a modern parish centre that serves the church and community as a place of welcome and where we tackle the spiritual needs in the heart of Cambridge’s residential area.
We aim to grow our children, young people and families ministry in the context of worshipping and actively contributing to the life of this fellowship.
We are looking for an experienced Youth or Children’s worker to coordinate and oversee many of the activities involving children and young people in the church and in our local Church school.  Whilst this is a hands-on role, a key part will be envisioning and developing volunteers who serve on various teams.   You will become part of our friendly and supportive church staff team.

We seek someone for 20-25 hours per week and will pay a salary in relation to experience; we would also consider dividing the role for the right candidates.  We provide opportunities for further training whilst Cambridge offers excellent possibilities for wider theological education.

You will be a committed Christian and if appointed, we expect you to become an active member of St Philip’s.

For further information, please see below  Or, please contact Stewart Taylor (Vicar) at vicar@stphilipschurch.org.uk  or Alan Syrop (Warden) on 07720209139

Closing date for applications is 14th July 2019

Centre Manager

Around 25 hours per week, from £24,000 to £27,500 depending on experience and 25 days annual leave (both pro-rata to 37.5 hours)

Working as part of a core staff team, this role is to provide a welcoming Christian presence in our Church Centre including its Café, to manage the operations including marketing, communications with volunteers, room hirers and other interested parties, liaising with Church personnel, and taking financial responsibilities including managing a sizeable budget. The job also includes oversight of policies, office systems including IT, building maintenance and the supervision of cleaning/caretaking services. An important element of this role involves inspiring and coordinating volunteers to help run the Church Centre.

You will identify as a Christian, being able to actively contribute to the aims, values and ethos of the Church bringing passion to the role. Being part of St Philip's fellowship will be important to this role.

There is a genuine occupational requirement that the role holders are committed Christians in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

Further particulars below or call Alan Syrop on 077 2020 9139. Applications including a covering letter and CV to be emailed to warden@stphilipschurch.org.uk  by 16th June 2019.

Further details:

St Philip’s Church Centre is a modern facility that serves the needs of the Church and community as a place of welcome and friendship  - a key part of our vision for the parish. It includes the Cornerstone Café fronting Mill Road, worship area, meeting and group activity rooms with additional office space to hire on the first floor and a modern kitchen.

Working as part of a core staff team, this role is to promote the Christian gospel via our vision of a welcoming presence in the Church Centre ,esp in the Café, by managing   the operations including marketing, communications with volunteers, room hirers and other interested parties, liaising with Church personnel, and financial responsibilities include managing a budget. The job also includes oversight of policies, office systems including IT, building maintenance and the supervision of cleaning/caretaking services. An important element of this role involves inspiring and coordinating volunteers to help run our Church Centre.

We are looking for someone who is educated to a minimum of A’ Level or equivalent level 3 qualification, preferably to degree level, IT proficient, who has experience of supervision or team leadership.   You will need strong interpersonal skills (written and verbal), be diplomatic and able to communicate with people at all levels within and external to an organisation. You will have experience in interacting with members of the public, be sensitive when dealing with people from a wide variety of backgrounds including vulnerable adults and have some relevant marketing and/or sales experience. The appointment is therefore subject to appropriate safeguarding checks.  You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of building maintenance and experience of working in a Christian based or voluntary/non-profit organisation is desirable. Knowledge and experience of finance including budgetary responsibilities and experience of fundraising  is also desirable

You will identify as a Christian, being able to actively contribute to the aims, values and ethos of St Philip's and bringing passion to the role.  It also means you are well organised and self-motivated - someone who can take the initiative and manages time effectively. Being part of our Church fellowship will be important to this role.

There is a genuine occupational requirement that the role holders are committed Christians in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

Applications, including a covering letter and CV, to be emailed to warden@stphilipschurch.org.uk  by 16th June