Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage

Employing a Youth, Children’s and Families Worker

We recognise PCCs role as the legal entity for the parish and therefore liaising on issues of recruitment, selection, retention and development are a key part of employing workers. We are able to assist parishes in the employment and management of their Youth, Children’s or Families Worker, from helping to shortlist or interview candidates, through to guidance on terms of employment and how best to support your worker in their role. If you are considering an appointment do please get in touch with us.

We would also like to recommend the book Employing Youth and Children’s Workers: a guide for churches which has key information of the processes involved.

Diocesan support for workers

There are a number of paid Youth, Children’s and Families Workers or ministers employed in our diocese, and we realise their roles are varied, according to the parish or organisation. We run various ad hoc training sessions and occasional networking events, so please get in touch with us if you’re a paid Youth, Children’s or Families worker.


Children, Youth and Schools Leader – St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Cranfield

An exciting opportunity to shape our vision for children and youth ministry as we enter a new phase.

This is a full time post (38 hours) to include Sunday, and one full rest day a week. The contract is for three years (with a view to make it permanent dependent upon funding). Salary £23,000 – £30,000 depending on experience. Applications are encouraged from both experienced and inexperienced candidates with training funds available.

Download the job description here, and view the parish website. For an application form or an informal conversation email the Revd Isaac Pain.

Youth Worker (maternity leave cover) – St Paul’s Church, Letchworth

This part-time role is to cover maternity leave and full details can be found on the parish website.


If you’re looking for a job as a Youth, Children’s or Families Worker it’s worth checking out the Going for Growth and Premier Jobsearch websites.

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