Football & Faith Worker (OPL) Job at Methodist Church – in Sunderland

Job Description

There are 2 vacancies for this role 1 Full time and 1 Part-time.

We are looking for someone with a passion for ‘Football and Faith’ to connect with and serve the local community through our football club and a new church gathering focused around the local park. Bringing your own skills and experience you will support existing projects and begin something new in one of the following areas developing football and faith opportunities…

Children & Youth / Women’s Football / Sanctuary Football / Mental Health / Anti-Racism / Inter-Faith / Digital presence

About You

We are looking for a friendly and passionate person who can bring people together from different backgrounds with a common love of football. Someone who wants to explore with others to find meaning and purpose in life. Someone who can be part of a team building community and an activist for liberation.

Key requirements:
A passion for Football & Faith and sharing this with others

Ability to build positive relationships with a wide range of people

Experience of working in a community and youth setting

Football coaching experience advantageous but not essential

Ability to develop new opportunities in ways that extend our reach and sustainability

As an inclusive organisation we welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

In return, we offer an exceptional pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement (plus an extra 3 days’ leave granted over Christmas/New Year), TOIL, Flexi-leave and in house Wellbeing Advisers.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by the Methodist Church.

For an informal discussion with a member of the team please contact

John Boyd on Tel: 07751944500 or Email:
Interviews will be held via zoom on Wednesday, 10th November 2021

About Company

Company: Methodist Church –

Company Location:  Sunderland

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