Job Vacancies & Volunteer Opportunities

Job Vacancies

Sheffield District Communications Officer

The appointment is for 16 hours per week on average throughout the year, recognising that there will be times of concentrated activity,
with a probationary period of 6 months.

Salary will be £8,500 per annum plus opportunity to join a 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

Equalityand Diversity Monitoring Form

Closing date:  12 noon on Wednesday 10 April 

Interviews in Sheffield on Wednesday 1 May 2019

Development Officer – Leeds City Centre Mission

We are looking to appoint a full-time Development Officer to join us during the current phase of innovation and opportunity in Methodist City Centre Mission.

This is an exciting new post working alongside a Methodist Deacon and the Leeds Mission Development Group to support and enable the vision for the renewed development of Methodist mission and ministry in the city centre of Leeds.

If you are experienced in developing strategies and implementing them, have the ability to think strategically, and have a heart for city-centre Christian work, please ask for details.

Please note the appointment will be for a fixed term until 31st August 2021 in the first instance. Salary £28,000 annually

For an application pack please contact the Yorkshire West District Office:
19 Wentworth Court, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 3XD

Email: admin@ywmethodist.org.uk Phone: 01484 719993
Letter of application and completed Application Form to be submitted by:
12 noon on 3rd April 2019.
Applications to be emailed to admin@ywmethodist.org.uk or sent to the Yorkshire West District Office.
Interviews are expected to be held in Leeds in April 2019.

LCCM Advert Final

Highfield Trinity Methodist Church

Family Drop-in Worker

Highfield Trinity Methodist Church is seeking to appoint a Family Drop-in Worker for 3 hours per week. The role will be based at the Church.

Do you have ……..

  1. experience of organising and running events with families and children
  2. an ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds
  3. good interpersonal skills
  4. experience of working with volunteers

If so, we would love to hear from you.

Pay: £12 / hour

Details are available from: Revd Gareth Jones, tel. 0114 250 8251, email garethjones11@gmail.com

Closing date for applications: 29th March 2019

Interviews will be held on: Friday 12th April

Regional Learning & Development Officers

If you are passionate about helping to further the mission of our churches, circuits and districts, then we would like to hear from you. As an experienced professional with a proven track record in learning and development, you will be part of a learning network within the Discipleship and Evangelism Cluster of The Methodist Church.

We are seeking to recruit one full-time home-based Learning & Development Officer in teh Sourther & Islans region of the Learning Network (working across The Channel Islands, Southampton and South East Districts of the Methodist Church – initially aligned to the South East District.

More details are available at Learning & Development officer

Methodist Internship Programme

The Methodist Church is seeking young adults who want a unique opportunity to develop their careers and their faith.  The exciting opportunity for 21-26 year olds offers a year exploring faith and personal development alongside a paid employment with a range of professional organisations across a variety of business and charity sectors.

The new The Methodist Internship Programme scheme combines training and mentoring to support professional, personal and spiritual development. With a programme to develop both the intern’s faith and their career potential, participation will be a considerable addition to CVs as well as a significant step up into the intern’s career of choice.

The Methodist Internship Programme runs from mid-September 2019 – August 30th 2020.

Each intern will be paid a living wage by the Methodist Church, along with other travel expenses associated with the placement. (excluding accommodation). They will undertake mid-week residential training events and have a dedicated mentor to examine the complexity and opportunities of expressing your faith through your career.

Roles with the following organisations/sectors are currently available: (More roles will be advertised in early 2019).

  • Charity – Action for Children
  • Finance – Central Finance Board
  • Politics and Advocacy – House of Lords & Joint Public Issues Team (Methodist Church)
  • Politics & Advocacy – House of Commons & JPIT & Methodist Conference Office
  • International Development & Communications – All We Can
  • Research & Events – St Georges House Windsor

More information here: Methodist Internship Programme 2019 Advert

Volunteer Opportunities