Job Title: Retreat Leader (Residential)
Employer: SPEC Diocese of Westminster
Salary: £17,745 + basic accommodation
Job Title: Youth Worker
Employer: Catholic Parish of Guildford
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 pa (depending on experience)
Job Title: School Lay Chaplain
Employer: The John Henry Newman Catholic School
Salary: Pay Scale H7 (£23,166 full time, £17,287.89 pro rata
Job Title: Lay Chaplain
Employer: Newman Catholic Collegiate (St Margaret Ward Academy)
Salary: Level 6/7 point £19,939-£24,717 (pro rata, negotiable)
Job Title: Catechetical & Youth Coordinator
Employer: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Salary: On application
Job Title: Programme Leader
Employer: Southwark Catholic Youth Service
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 (depending on qualifications and experience) + off-site accommodation
Job Title: Team Volunteer
Employer: Animate Youth Ministries
Job Title: Gap Year Volunteer
Job Title: Youth Community Volunteer
Employer: Derry Youth Community
Job Title: Retreat Team Volunteer
Employer: Savio House
Job Title: Residential Volunteers
Employer: Assumption Sisters
Job Title: Gap Year Volunteer
Employer: URSpace Glasgow
Job Title: Volunteer Missionaries
Employer: SPEC, Westminster Youth Ministry
Resources at Random
Taken from Scott Hahn”s blog.
The giving of the Spirit to the new people of God crowns the mighty acts of the Father in salvation history. Read more
A brilliant Pentecost piece from Busted Halo:
On Pentecost Sunday, God breathed the Holy Read more
The Young Christian Workers are one of the oldest and best Catholic youth organisations in the UK. Read more
This is something put together on the old site by the Editor Emeritus Jack Regan. You can download it here!
This 60 min+ workshop for young people from CAFOD explores how comics are used for campaigning around the world and gives young people the opportunity to create their own. You can find all the resources here.
This can be a really helpful site for pulling together inspirations clips to fit a theme! The site is here.
The 2015 National Youth Sunday Resources are online, you can find them all here, order printed resources from Redemptorist publications, or download them directly from the Bishops Conference Website through the links below. Read more
Brentwood Diocese has put together a range of links to Lent activities, from crafty projects like making a crown of thorns or stained glass window to freeze-frame Stations of the Cross.
The new resources for Lent from CAFOD are online now and tell the story of how communities in Zambia are learning to grow and sell fish to make a living. Read more
Women’s World Day of Prayer 2017 is on Friday 3rd March. It’s one of the biggest ecumenical prayer events worldwide, and each year, Christian women from a different country write a prayer service for a new theme. This year’s theme , ‘Am I being unfair to you’ is about justice, and was inspired by the parable of the labourers in the vineyard. The order of service for 2017 was written by the women of the Philippines. Read more
Lent begins on 1st March, so any help we can get with our preparations is very welcome. Missio and MissionTogether have produced a range of downloadable resources for secondary and primary levels.
Missio has created engaging presentations to help your school journey through the weeks to Easter. Their assemblies employ the relevant Sunday Gospel, highlight Lenten practices, and reference Catholic Social teaching, focusing on a different CST principle each week. The assemblies and available to download at MISSIO
This year, Mission Together’s Lenten resources focus on the theme, Growing in Love. You will find the Lent Calendar, containing a prayer, activity or reflection for each day of Lent. and the primary resources including Lent Liturgy and accompanying activities, which you can download from MissionTogether.
National Youth Sunday in 2016 marks the conclusion of the Year of Mercy The NYS website reflects on this Sunday’s Gospel, and on acts of mercy:
Missio have crafted Advent assemblies for secondary and youth groups. Each presentation includes scripture, prayer, opportunity for reflection, and links the key themes of Advent with our call to be missionaries of God’s love throughout the year.
Download these and Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord assemblies on the Missio website
Don’t mention Christmas yet … but … are you preparing for Advent in school?
Mission Together has lots of resources to use with children in Advent, including a daily Advent calendar, a quiz on symbols used at Christmas, hand-craft activities, and an Advent liturgy. Download them all at missiontogether.org.uk
On December 8th 2015, Pope Francis initiated a Jubilee Year of Mercy. This special year concludes on 20 November 2016.
To mark this, Missio, the Pope’s official charity for overseas mission, and its children’s branch Mission Together, have produced Primary and Secondary versions of the assembly Our Mission; To Be Merciful. These assemblies focus on the key themes of the Jubilee, help explain mercy and mission, and emphasize the ongoing call to act mercifully. Our Mission; To Be Merciful can be downloaded free from our respective websites: www.missio.org.uk and www.missiontogether.org.uk
News & Blog‘If you work with or care for young people aged between 13 – 29 we want to hear your view of young people today’. (NB: Link is now correct!)
If you’re in London on the second weekend of June, go along to Leicester Square for Spirit in the City, the Catholic festival in the heart of the Capital.
There are a lot of important questions the Catholic Church in England and Wales would like to ask young people. If you are aged between 13 and 29 years old and live in England or Wales, please respond to the Youth Mega Poll.
The University of Warwick and St Mary’s Twickenham are offering a 3-week summer school programme with an international focus, in London, and the organisers have been in touch to tell us about it, and to offer offering a discount for groups of 5+ to the CatholicYouthWork.com community, so if you decide to book a group, remember to mention us! Early bird discounts are available to individuals.
The Big Church Day Out brings together tens of thousands of Christians, including a growing number of Catholics, from all over the UK and Europe, to worship together in an amazing festival atmosphere.
Young Catholics (13-29) in England and Wales have the opportunity to tell the Church what they feel about their lives, faith and vocational discernment in an online poll. The information collected will contribute to the working instrument for the Synod scheduled for October 2018 in Rome.