Chard Youth Pioneer

Join the pioneer rumpus in beautiful south Somerset.

We are seeking a lay or ordained person to:

  • Encounter young people wherever they are in Chard
  • Engage with church and community to increase the opportunities for 11-18s to flourish
  • Explore with them where God is at work in their neighbourhood
  • Enable the emergence of a contextually appropriate Fresh Expression of youth church

Are you, with the Holy Spirit, willing to love the area, relate to the people and create Kingdom communities, then we would love to hear from you?

Application forms, with a covering letter no more than one side of A4 describing what attracts you to this role should be returned to Human Resources either by post to The Diocesan Office, The Old Deanery, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UG or by email to

Closing Date: Friday 3 April 2020 by midday.
Shortlisting: will take place on Thursday 9 April 2020
First stage selection will take place on Monday 20 April 2020 at the Diocese office in Wells.
Final interviews will take place on Wednesday 29 April 2020 in Chard.

An Occupational Requirement exists for the post-holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.  This role will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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