Other Service Opportunities

From time to time other oppotunities to serve will appear below or can be accessed from the menu on the left.

It is expected that most of these will be volunteer appointments, but it will be clearly stated if remuneration is available.

Fresh Expressions & Pioneer Adviser Vacancy

This key role is central to the Diocesan strategy, ELY2025. We are looking for an entrepreneur to promote and embed Fresh Expressions of Church across all parishes in the Diocese.

As well as finding new starting places for engagement, the Adviser will work with emerging pioneer leaders so that existing communities mature and continue to grow. As Fresh Expressions of Church & Pioneer Adviser, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with local parish leaders, lay and ordained, to create as many new communities as those existing by 2025.
  • Promote, equip & embed pioneering at all levels - those in training, ordained and lay ministers.
  • Inspire, train & enable those already working in Fresh Expressions of Church.
  • Contribute to the strategic development of Mission in the Diocese by working with Diocesan Officers, in particular with the Bishops Change Officer for Market Towns.
  • Closing date for applications: 31st May 2018  Interviews at Diocesan Offices in Ely on: 11th June 2018

    Further details and an application pack can be found below. For an informal conversation, please contact Peter Wood, the Diocesan Director of Mission on 01353 652723 The Diocese is committed to safer recruitment practices with people working or volunteering with children, young people and adults and therefore this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

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    Hope Cambridge Volunteer Vacancies

    hope-cambridge-smallView the Hope website link below to view all details of the current volunteer vacancies in churches/organisations in the area.

    NightLite - Volunteer Care Team - Street Pastors
    Drawn from local churches, Street Pastor volunteers patrol the streets in the centre of Cambridge from 10pm to 4am each Friday and Saturday night to help those in difficulty without judgement or discrimination. Well trained and fully equipped, the Street Pastors aim to provide a listening ear, practical help and Christian concern for all people, whether upset or sick or needing someone to talk to. Our sister project Nightlite (based in St Columbas Church Downing Street) also provides a safe place for people to wait, recover, find a listening ear or just chill out.        Website: Cambridge Street Pastors

    Jimmy's Night Shelter
    Jimmy's Night Shelter is heavily dependant on a wonderful volunteer team who support staff, serve meals, clear up, help make our guests comfortable and generally keep everything running smoothly. We are currently having a hard time filling volunteer shifts. Would you like to try out a shift or two, to both help us out and to give you a greater insight into the work of Jimmy's? And of course we'd be delighted if you were able to join us on a more permanent basis, working with us in a way that's convenient to you: weekly, fortnightly or monthly turns.     

    Wintercomfort
    Clothing Store Co-ordinator
    Wintercomfort based on Victoria Avenue is the daycentre providing a range of support services to the homeless of Cambridge. A great opportunity to serve this project in a practical way whilst making contact with many of their service users has been announced. The clothing store based at the centre requires a coordinator to manage donated clothes and ensure the store is well organised - someone willing to give two daytime sessions a week (days and hours to be agreed) would be ideal but other offers would be considered.

    Volunteer Hairdresser Wanted - Wintercomfort are looking for an experienced hairdresser to offer haircuts to their freshly shampooed clients on one or two mornings per month. We can supply clippers. Open mind and sense of humour essential.  

    Website:  Wintercomfort   Interested volunteers should e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or telephone  01223 518140

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