Birmingham, West-Midlands
circa £22,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time, Internship
Job description

Methodist Young Adults Vocations Programme

This is a one to *two year fixed-term position aimed at 21-30 year olds

7th September 2020 – 30th August 2021

Salary: circa £22,000 per annum

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

Location: Birmingham – Inclusive Gathering Church, Jazz Community Church and Birmingham University Multifaith Chapaincy

*Year 2 option and funding is not guaranteed and will be based on a mid year 1 presentation to a panel of a new idea/initiative.

Are you interested in gaining invaluable experience in pioneer ministry work, with not just one, but three exciting, thriving initiatives?

Are you interested in interfaith dialogue, worship and inclusion?

Are you curious, creative, self motivated and a team player?

Do you have a great idea for a new initiatve or outreach that you’d like to have seed funding for?

Are you looking for the next step in your life and calling but want to gain mission and community development experience?

If so, then we may have a great opportunity for you!

This is a rare opportunity to gain experience working in an exciting, challenging and diverse pioneer role. You don’t have to have specific pioneer experience – but we do want you to have passion and a desire to see and be a key part in effecting real transformation in communities and individuals. This is a wide ranging role with huge scope to grow, develop and discover new and existing skills.

This role will cover time in three pioneer initiatives:

Inclusive Gathering Church Birmingham (approx. 2 days a week) https:// inclusivegathering. org. uk/

Jazz Community Church (approx. 2 days a week) https:// www. jazzcommunity. church/

University of Birmingham Multi-faith Chaplaincy (approx. 1 day a week) https:// intranet. birmingham. ac. uk/student/multi-faith-chaplaincy/index.aspx

A local pioneer will provide on the job mentoring and support.

Please note that this post will require a DBS check.


The team is currently missing representation from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups and would particularly welcome these applications.

For details about the job and an application form please visit https://www. methodist. org. uk /about-us/ connect/jobs-volunteering/methodist-young-adults-vocations-programme-2020/

Closing date for completed application forms: 5pm 5th July 2020

Interviews will be held on ZOOM: 16th July 2020

* This post holds an Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a young person within the age range of 21 - 26 – Standing Order 250 and the Missing Generation Report, Conference 2009. This appointment will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK and must hold a current NI number and valid proof of ID (passport with relevant visa or British birth certificate, please go to www. gov. uk/check-an-employees-right-to-work-documents for more information).

*salary review pending

Interview Date: 16-Jul-2020

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Refreshed on: 30 June 2020
Closed date: 05 July 2020
Job ref: 529376
Tags: Vocational/Services