Job Vacancies & Volunteer Opportunities

Job Vacancies

Sheffield District Communications Officer (part-time)

The appointment is for 8 hours per week on average throughout the year, recognising that there will be times of concentrated activity,
with a probationary period of 3 months.

Salary will be £4,250 per annum plus contributory pension scheme.

The Communications Officer will be responsible for supporting, and where appropriate providing, pro-active communication between the District, its circuits and churches, and between them and the wider community.

Working in partnership with other District Officers, the main tasks will be to:

  • to enable people to be equipped to exercise their particularly ministry and fulfil their calling
  • to increase the awareness of learning opportunities
  • to enable officers and other across the District to see new ways of doing things
  • to raise the profile and awareness of the work of the District internally and externally
  • to enable a flow of relevant information between churches, circuits and individuals
  • to better inform churches and circuits leading to new activities

Applicants should be sympathetic to the aims, objectives and ethos of the Methodist Church.

District Communications Officer – role outline
Communications Officer Person Specification

Communications Officer application Form
Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively please email the District Administrators on  or call 0114 270 9990

Closing date:  12 noon on Friday 11 May 2018

Interviews in Sheffield on Wednesday 20 June 2018

Children and Families Worker/Youth Worker for the Rivers Team

We are looking to fill two part-time posts in the Rivers Team as part of the Centenary Project in the Diocese of Sheffield

  1. Children and Families Worker
  2. Youth Worker  

Each post is for 15 hours per week but we would be happy to receive applications for a combined post.

Salary £9,360 per annum for 15 hours per week.

This is an opportunity to join the Diocese of Sheffield’s exciting initiative, the Centenary Project, as a Youth Worker or as a Children and Families Worker

The posts cover the communities of St Andrew’s Brinsworth, St Helen’s Treeton, St Lawrence’s Tinsley and St Mary’s Catcliffe as well as Waverley.

We are looking for a committed Christian, with experience in work with children and/or young people, who will develop the work with children and families &/or young people in the church and community.

Full details can be found here:

Children and Youth Worker

required for the Methodist Churches in Bingham and East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire and St Peter’s East Bridgford and St Mary and All Saints’, Bingham, Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.

An exciting post to help continue and develop our outreach and ministry to children and young people in our churches and schools

  • 25 hours a week (average over a quarter)
  • £11 per hour
  • 3 year appointment from 1st September 2018
  • closing date for applications 30th April 2018
  • interviews 14th May 2018

Full job description and further details from and letters of application and CVs to:

Circuit Administrator, Bingham Methodist Centre, Union Street, Bingham, Nottingham NG13 8AD

Volunteer Opportunities

Help Stop Modern Slavery

  • Fivefold increase in the number of victims supported by The Salvation Army in as many years
  • 27 percent rise in cases of Modern Slavery seen by The Salvation Army in a year
  • 2,013 victims received support from The Salvation Army in Year 5 of the contract

How can you help?

  • Do you drive? Do you have a car? If you answer yes, then  we need your help. The Salvation Army needs drivers to transport victims of trafficking to safe location
  • No car, no problem, we need chaperones too. People just like you, who have a deep empathy for trafficked victims and understand the role the Salvation army plays in their care
  • Become a prayer warrior support this important area of mission for the Salvation Army

For further information, please contact Daniel Weaver (National Transport Coordinator) 08442640035/03003038151

10 Volunteers Needed

for the Connexional Grants Committee and Streams
from September 2018

We are seeking volunteers (lay or ordained) to contribute to this important piece of mission resource work for 3-6 years.

Do you have the time, interest and skill to help assess grant applications and ensure that funding is used for missional purposes? Much of the work is done online and by telephone conferencing with 2-3 meetings in London per year.

New Members are needed as follows:

  • Connexional Grants Committee – 1
  • Mission and Ministry Stream – up to 3
  • MELD (British grants) – 1
  • World Church Approvals Group – 3

We particularly welcome Black and Ethnic minority applicants, young people and women who are under-represented within the constituent groups of the Connexional Grants Committee.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday, 9 July 2018

Interview & Information day: Monday 23 July 2018 (all day) in London. Expenses will be paid. Another day may be arranged if necessary.

Further details and Expression of Interest form from:
Development & Personnel Office, Methodist Church House, 25 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5JR