Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

Newham Youth Champion

Location: home based

Are you passionate about youth ministry?  Can you make a difference in Newham?

This is your chance to join us in this new exciting leading role shaping youth ministry across Newham.

We seek an individual with a passion for Jesus who will act as a catalyst to start and develop youth ministry across our churches based in Newham.  Working with individual church lay leaders under the guidance of the Area Dean with a support from Chelmsford Diocese’s Mustard Team.

Will work across the Deanery to generate and support a cross-deanery youth movement that encourages and empowers young people to bring the Gospel to their generation.

Working hours: 40 per week worked flexibly to meet the needs of the role. Some weekend and evening working will be required, in addition to some bank holidays.

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on skills and experience. 

Employment will be through the PCC of Ascension Church and will be fixed term as externally funded till December 2026. 

For more information please see the job description and to apply please complete the application form and return to or for the attention of the Revd Dave Chesney, Ascension Church, Baxter Road, Victoria Docks, London E16 3HJ. 


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