Youth and Family Worker

Are you passionate about enabling families and children to develop and grow into a relationship with God and become all that they have the potential to be?

Are you a dynamic and proven leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a ‘people person’?

Do you have the vision and experience to see our ministry grow both in the church and the wider community?

Mackintosh Evangelical Church is a lively and friendly church with a clear desire to increase its community engagement. We already have links with many families through our Sunday services and mid-week activities and we now have an exciting vacancy for a Families and Children’s Specialist who is passionate about reaching more families and children with the good news of Jesus Christ.

In essence, this role centres on the church’s mission amongst families and children, both in the church and the local community. The work includes exploring new ways of working, supporting and developing existing activities among children and families, and building pastoral relationships with both children and their parents and carers. We would expect that our current, strong, inter-church links are maintained and further developed.

We are looking for someone with both pastoral and evangelistic gifts, who will be a motivator and encourager, working with enthusiasm and initiative and to fully engage with Mack’s Strategic Vision.

Purpose: Leadership of the children’s, young people and families’ work at Mackintosh Evangelical Church.

Hours of work: 24 (tbc) hours per week (3 working days)

Rate of pay: £10.00 – £13.00 per hour depending on qualifications/experience. Indicative annual salary, depending on hours worked per week would be in the range £12,480 (pro rata £20,800) to £16,224 (pro rata £27,040). 

Annual leave entitlement: 17 days, based on a full time equivalent annual leave allocation of 28 days including bank holidays.

For Full details, download the Job Description and Person Specification (pdf).

Contact details:

Further information about this role is available from Alistair McGhee. In the first instance please email Alistair at with Youth and Families Leader as the subject of the email.

To apply for this role please send us your CV and a letter of application. Please set out your reasons for applying for this role and indicate how you meet its requirements. Applications should either be sent to: Youth and Families Leader, Mackintosh Evangelical Church, 61 – 63 Mackintosh Place, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 4RL OR emailed to Applications must contain the names and addresses of 2 individuals prepared to provide a contextually relevant reference. Interviews are planned to be in December.