Apply for a Gap Year
Gap year volunteers are usually people who have just finished Sixth Form, University, or another gap year elsewhere. It’s a voluntary year, but accommodation, food, pocket money, and a few other things are provided. All we ask is that you are open to growing in your faith, willing to work with young people, able to live in a community setting away from home, able to pass an enhanced DBS check, and open to growing in your faith.
Get in touch with us if you want to talk about applying.
Salary: Package worth £26,000 – £30,000 (£19,000 – 23,000 paid salary, plus accommodation, food etc.)
We are looking for a committed, practicing Christian with youth ministry experience (or translatable experience) to lead the delivery of high quality youth ministry both at Castlerigg Manor (our retreat centre in the Lake District) and occasionally in schools and parishes around the area.
This is a residential post, and accommodation is provided, suitable for a single person. All meals are provided when on site, whether working or not and accommodation is available year round if required.
This is a 2-year fixed term training post which comes with the opportunity to work towards a recognised qualification.
There is a genuine occupational requirement that the holder of this post be a committed, practicing Christian. You will also need to pass an enhanced DBS check.
For more information, you can download an application pack or contract our director for a chat – jack[at]castleriggmanor.co.uk // 07790 901569