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Children and Families’ Worker – St John’s, Penistone

Part of The Centenary Project in the Diocese of Sheffield

Hours: 15 hours per week

Salary: £24,000 Pro rata

This is an opportunity to join the Diocese of Sheffield’s exciting initiative, The Centenary Project, as a Children & Families Worker.  We are looking for a committed Christian to join our team who has experience in working with Children and Families who will develop and co-ordinate the work in the life of the church and the wider community.

You will lead and grow a team of volunteers, build on the strong links with the local schools and be part of the Centenary Project Network.

General responsibilities: –

  1. To co-ordinate the children and families’ ministry at St John’s Penistone, developing new opportunities for families to engage with the church.
  2. To recruit, train and equip a team of volunteers to support the work with children and their families’.
  3. To be a member of the Centenary Project Network.

Given the nature and context of the work it is an occupational requirement that the post holder should be a communicant member of the Church of England or a full member of a church within Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.

Contract: 3 years initially

Deadline for applications: 07 June 2024 (midnight)

Interviews to be held on: 01 July 2024

More information about the Centenary Project can be found at

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