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Volunteer: Youth Team

“The Convention is such a great place to come and volunteer because of the people you work with, the encouragement of serving others, and the beauty of the local area to explore”

What Will I be Doing?

You will be:

  • teaching young people the Bible – following the same teaching as the adults  
  • you might be asked to be responsible for a small group during the week 
  • possibly supporting with other teams as needs arise  
  • assisting with whatever is needed behind the scenes

What Skills and Experience do I Need?

You will need to: 

  • have lots of enthusiasm for teamwork  
  • have a desire to communicate the gospel appropriately to the respective age group  
  • have a good level of spoken English
  • be interested in encouraging and building up children and young people  
  • be able to draw alongside individuals  
  • be lively and enthusiastic!  
  • be ready to support other teams if/when a need comes up

When and Where Will I be Working?

  • You will be on duty each day during the week. We do try to factor in some rest time each day in the afternoon.
  • You will be expected to arrive in time for a briefing meeting on Saturday afternoon, and leave on the following Saturday morning.
  • The Children’s and Youth venues are located in various rooms within the Pencil Factory buildings.

Volunteers are required to: 

  • be aged 18 years or older, (aged 20 or older for the Youth Team)
  • be a committed Christian who is regularly attending and active in a local church 
  • be able to complete an online application and provide details of 2 referees – one who must be a leader within your church. Neither can be related to you.  
  • if asked, able to obtain a clear Enhanced DBS check for Keswick Ministries 
  • confirm their agreement to and abide with the Keswick Ministries beliefs, values & code of conduct

Full-time volunteers will receive:  

  • free accommodation  
  • three meals a day  
  • reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses  
Keswick Ministries