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YMCA Norfolk wants a part-time chaplain

YMCA Norfolk is looking for a new part-time Chaplain to work across the county delivering pastoral support to both staff and young people, to build on the inspiring work of previous chaplains and pastoral support.

Chaplaincy work is key area of delivery for the charity, which has a distinctive Christian ethos – enabling people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit.

The Chaplain role is designed to offer staff and young people a non-judgemental ‘listening ear’ as well as prayer and guidance.

The role will also consist of support-based delivery such as leading devotions and weekly staff prayer meetings, engaging young people and staff in wellbeing support and positive activities, and building partnerships with local churches, Christians and faith-based organisations. Tasks will also include recruiting, training and leading a team of volunteer chaplains to expand the team’s delivery.

YMCA Norfolk is asking that candidates have an excellent understanding of the Christian faith and the nature of spiritual and pastoral support, as well as be able to naturally lead and motivate others and be skilled in delivering Christian devotionals and Christian faith based talks and presentations.

Why work for YMCA Norfolk?

It is an exciting time to join YMCA Norfolk, as the organisation looks to further expand its services and explore further opportunities to be present in the Norfolk community.

YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people. Working at the charity is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun.

Staff place young people at the heart of all they do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and stakeholders.

In return, employees receive a range of benefits including Healthshield (health care plan), 34 days annual leave (pro-rata / inclusive of bank and public holidays), staff discount at Williams’ Kitchen Cafe, Explorers Soft Play and Muddy Puddles Nursery, regular line management and training opportunities, annual staff days and much more.

How to apply

If you’re a servant-hearted individual, committed to your Christian faith and passionate about creating environments where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive, then YMCA Norfolk would love to hear from you.

This is a permanent role, 22.5 hours a week, with a pay grade of £13.21 per hour. The position is based at YMCA Norfolk’s head offices on Aylsham Road, Norwich, with regular county-wide travel.

For further details, a full job description and an application form, please click here.

If you have further questions, please get in touch with YMCA Norfolk’s HR department on careers@ymcanorfolk.org 

Closing date for applications:  Thursday March 9, at 9am