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Discovery gap year 2015-2016

discovery gap year

Diocese of Portsmouth Discovery Gap year 2015-2016
Discipleship and Young Vocation experience scheme

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Portsmouth Deanery youth work project adviser – sabbatical cover


The Portsmouth Deanery Youth Work Project Adviser, Barbara O’Sullivan, will be taking a short sabbatical prior to her ordination as a Deacon this summer. The Diocese of Portsmouth are offering a part-time, self-employed contract to provide cover for this role from early April to early July.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in working with young people in Portsmouth and experience of supporting volunteers. If you would like further particulars and details of the application process, please contact Julie Chapman, portsmouthdeaneryadmin@portsmouth.anglican.org or via the Portsmouth Deanery Office, c/o St Faith’s Church, Crasswell St. Portsmouth PO1 1HT. Deadline for expressions of interest, 26 February. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 3 March.


Discovery Gap Year 2014


The Diocese of Portsmouth Discovery Student Gap Year is an opportunity for young people aged 18-24 years to spend a whole year in a local parish and other placements, experiencing lots of different ministry opportunities.

This Gap Year is unique because it encompasses the breadth of ministry in the Church of England, allowing participants to embrace the diversity of the church and seeks to serve and model real faith in the midst of all traditions.

In brief:

  • A student year out for all young people aged 18-24  
  • An opportunity for to discern God’s call
  • An opportunity for parishes to grow!

Sounds good… doesn’t it? Is this for me? Maybe not… but why not tell someone who you might be interested. Who knows what might happen!

Full details here.

Job Vacancy: Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator

St Joseph’s Catholic Parish, Basingstoke is currently looking to fill the role of part-time Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator to work in the parish and further develop their ministry with children.

Some of the key responsibilities will be: to develop a programme of new activities for children aged 4-6 (Key Stage 1); to ensure that all children aged 4-11 in the parish have the opportunity to participate in Church activities; to support volunteer helpers in their work with children in the parish. The successful candidate will possess: excellent communication skills; strong organisational skills; creative skills; the proven ability to inspire & enthuse children aged 4-11; and will be a practising & committed Christian.

Full details an be found by clicking the link below.

St Josephs Childrens Ministry Coordinator