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We work with parishes and schools to create opportunities for young people to encounter Jesus Christ, and to accompany those young people on the path to vocational awareness, equipping them to live ever-more willingly for the mission entrusted to them by the Lord.

Westminster Youth Ministry Retreat Leader

Closing date: 12pm, Monday 4 March 2024

£26,250 per annum
Full-time, 35 hours per week
Permanent Contract
Based in Pinner, HA5
Interviews: w/c 11 March 2024

Situated in Pinner, Westminster Youth Ministry’s Retreat Centre, through the retreat experience, aims to create opportunities for young people to have a Spiritual and Personal Encounter with Christ (SPEC)The Retreat Leader is responsible for the delivery of day and residential retreat programmes for young people and contributing to the ongoing process of retreat development.

As Retreat Leader you will support the Programmes Senior Retreat Leader in the development, and competent delivery of, an effective programme of Catholic retreats for school years 4 to 13. Through your work, you will be supporting the formation of our young people, and encouraging their active participation in their faith through parish involvement and other practical opportunities.

You will be a part of a vibrant Retreat team, responsible for leading the retreats, but also to promote, encourage and actively participate in the Catholic ethos of SPEC. You will assist the team by contributing to the marketing and promotion of retreats and the wider Westminster Youth Ministry through posting on SPEC social media, visiting schools within the diocese to raise awareness of SPEC, and working collaboratively with your youth ministry colleagues, clergy, and other diocesan departments.

This means there’s lots to get involved in – and to be excited about.

Please find below the job description for this role:

Westminster Youth Ministry Retreat Leader Job Description

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