Stranraer Parish Church
Stranraer Parish Church

Charity registered in Scotland SC009905

Stranraer Parish Church was formed following a union of Trinity and High Kirk Churches in 2020.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Family and Youth Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,624 – £28,968 pro-rata
  • Stranraer
  • Closing 1st October 2021


▪ To build and establish points of contact with children, youth and their families with a view to integrate them more fully into the life of the Church through an inclusive programme of activities and mission.

▪ To build on the current church groups, evaluating how they are meeting the needs of the family and youths that we serve and how these groups connect with mission/outreach of the congregation.

▪ To lead, develop and maintain relationships with community groups, other agencies in the town and to build up a community profile and to work on specific projects within the community through partnership working.

▪ Establish contact with primary and secondary schools with a view to providing chaplaincy or other support

▪ To develop and organise fresh expressions of worship/Messy Church in consultation with the Minister and Kirk Session.

▪ Create a small team of church members to aid the Kirk Session with Strategic Planning through assessment of current activity.

▪ To be involved in and have input into the life of the congregation, sharing in worship.

▪ To communicate to the Kirk Session information/vision for the work at every Kirk Session Meeting and to Presbytery when requested.

▪ Undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time by the Parish Minister.

A full Job Description is available for download below.