Job Opportunites

Job Opportunities

Old Street and Clerkenwell, Ministry Staff

About Young Life International

Young Life International is a fast-growing Christian charitable organisation. Our aim is to share the message of Jesus with young people all over the UK. We do this through building relationships with them and earning the right to be heard. We work alongside a team of volunteers and the local churches to reach out to young people from 11-18 years old. Young Life International is a daughter organisation of the global organisation of Young Life. (www.younglife.org)

Job Summary

There’s immense need as well as massive opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the diverse young people of Old Street and Clerkenwell and throughout the area of EC1 with the love and message of Jesus.

Do you have a heart for young people in Central London to live life to the full, learn about Jesus, grow in their faith and develop healthy life and leadership skills? Would you enjoy joining in, building and helping lead a diverse team to be a positive influence in the lives of young people in EC1?

Young Life International (ylinternational.org) is seeking someone to build the work of Young Life International in Old Street and Clerkenwell. Working alongside other established youth work in the area, joining in, building and leading a world class team of staff and volunteers throughout EC1.

YLI in Old Street & Clerkenwell will be working closely with Inspire St. James. As such, the YLI staff worker will be part of the Inspire St. James community, including consistent participation in Sunday worship, small groups and in regular meetings with the Youth and Children's Pastor. The YLI staff will focus on developing ways to connect with and build relationships with young people in the community while also supporting the existing youth work of Inspire St. James.

We have flexibility in this process to adjust the role description, responsibilities and salary to best fit the successful applicant. We have drafted two job descriptions and two related salary brackets for applicants to consider.

The role will focus on:

- working directly with young people

- developing ways to connect with young people in the community

- growing and leading a team of staff and volunteers

- developing relationships with churches, charities and local authorities

- encouraging volunteer engagement

- participating in financial resource development and adult stakeholder involvement and

- equipping and training leaders and influencers.

A strategic new position as Young Life International develops work in urban London, the Old Street and Clerkenwell Ministry staff person will join the 50+ staff in the UK & Ireland, and, along with staff in Wesstminster, Stratford, Brixton and the Isle of Dogs, will join the staff in New York, Hong Kong and Los Angeles, in Young Life’s Global Cities initiative to mobilise and strengthen Young Life’s work in cities around the world.

Skills and Experience Required

The ideal candidate will:

- Have a love of and experience working with young people

- Have a strong Christian faith and Biblical knowledge

- Be entrepreneurial

- Have demonstrated ability to reach out to and support young people and help them grow in their faith

- Have demonstrated ability to effectively recruit and lead leaders

- Have spent time living and working in London; preferably Clerkenwell or a similar community, currently lives in Clerkenwell or is willing to relocate

Click here to watch a short video about the work of Young Life around the world.

Click below to read the full job descriptions:

- Direct Ministry

- Area Director

Follow this link to read the YLI Code of Conduct​ (all successful candidates will be expected to sign up to this)

How to Apply

To apply, please click here to apply​ and complete and upload your ​ application form.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to discuss it further, please contact:

Tate Johnston, London Director.

Email: tjohnston@ylinternational.org.

Deadline for applications: July 25th 2021

Job Title:

Old Street and Clerkenwell, Ministry Staff

Salary:

£19,885 - £40,728 annual

Experience:

Experience working with young people in London. Strong biblical knowledge and Christian faith.

Borough:

Old Street and Clerkenwell (EC1)

City:

London

Uk and Ireland Regional Administrator

About Young Life International

Young Life International is a fast-growing Christian charitable organisation. Our aim is to share the message of Jesus with young people all over the UK. We do this through building relationships with them and earning the right to be heard. We work alongside a team of volunteers and the local churches to reach out to young people from 11-18 years old. Young Life International is a daughter organisation of the global organisation of Young Life. (www.younglife.org)

Job Summary

Do you thrive on being organised and making things work? Do you love to support others through the use of your administration skills and your ability to problem solve? Would you be excited to join an organisation that focusses on sharing the gospel message with young people?

Young Life International have an exciting opportunity to appoint a part time (20 hours a week) Regional Administrator to provide professional administrative support to a growing youth ministry organisation across the UK and Ireland.

Skills and Experience Required

The successful candidate would:

- be able to work flexibly when needed

- have essential IT skills and the ability to learn new software quickly

- to be responsive to the needs of the Regional Director and Staff Team

- be able to empathise with staff in their ministry roles

As the UK Regional Administrator you would support the mission through:

- the development of internal communications

- the collation of statistics

- the planning and development of staff gatherings

- a variety of other administrative tasks.

You would primarily work under the instruction of the UK Director, but also as part of the UK Operations Team where needed. We are ideally looking for a candidate living in N Ireland, as that is where our UK Director is based, however, we will consider home workers from across the UK and Ireland.

The full Job Description and Person Specification for this role can be downloaded below:

Job Description
Person Specification

The successful candidate will join a team of 50+ staff in the UK and Ireland, and become part of a Global Organisation, working to share Jesus with Young People across the world.

Watch this short video to find out more about the work of Young Life in the UK and Ireland.

Successful candidates will be required to sign adherence to our code of conduct, please make sure you read it before choosing to apply for this role.

YLI Faith and Conduct Policies

How to Apply

To apply, please click here to apply​ and complete and upload your ​ application form.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to discuss it further, please contact:

Vicky Shepherd, HR Manager.

Email: hr@ylinternational.org.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 14th August 2021

Interviews will likely take place in the week beginning Monday 23rd August.

Job Title:

UK and Ireland Regional Administrator

Salary:

£27,152.50 annual, pro rata

Experience:

Experience working/volunteering in administration. experience working/volunteering in a people facing role, a personal and active Christian Faith

City:

Various

Country:

N Ireland preferred but homeworking from across the UK would be considered

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