Pinhoe Road Baptist Church
June 22, 2019



This role is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to explore ministry across a number of different ages and backgrounds, working in an exciting church. The successful applicant will primarily be involved in the Youth work at PRBC, but will also be involved in other ministries working with young people aged 0-16. These ministries include Messy Church (monthly), our Toddler Group (weekly on Tuesday) and Christian Endeavour (weekly on Monday). PRBC also engages in youth work across the city, working with ICE in schools and with other churches.   

As our SWYM worker you will:

  • Work with the Associate Pastor in planning and delivering ‘Encounter,’ our Sunday Morning Youth Programme - this will involve liaising with and supporting volunteers as well as creating and maintaining rotas.
  • Encourage Spiritual (and emotional) growth amongst the young people in the church community.
  • Be exemplary in both loving and following Jesus, modelling a life of holiness and repentance.

The role would require participation in weekly meetings with his or her line-manager and monthly meetings with his or her mentor. From time to time the SWYM worker will need to participate in further meetings in order to plan/deliver the items within their remit.

Essential Criteria

It is essential that the applicant be a Christian.

The ability to work in a team but also being motivated to work as an individual.

Good administrative, organisational and communication skills.

Flexibility in working with different age groups.

Preferred Criteria

Someone confident at building relationships with non-Christians.

It is our preference to appoint a female to this role. This will help to complement a male Youth Team Leader and to support the young females within the youth group at PRBC.

Accommodation Details

Accommodation is provided by a couple in the church who have a number of years experience with SWYM workers. It is in close proximity to the church and only a short walk or bus ride into the City.

Week Overview

The SWYM worker at PRBC is given plenty of flexibility to make the week work for them!

We have a weekly 18-30s Life Group on a Wednesday evening which the SWYM worker is encouraged to attend (with opportunities to lead/facilitate the group).

There will be a weekly meeting with the Associate Pastor (Line Manager) to review how the previous week has been and to discuss what is coming up in the short/medium/long-term future. The duration of this meeting will vary, dependant on your needs as our SWYM worker and what is going on in the life of the church.

Ready to Apply?

If you would like to explore joining SWYM then please fill in an application form, and one of our team will be in touch to discuss the next steps. 

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