SPEC Retreat Centre Manager

28/06/2018 11:00 am

Location: SPEC Retreat Centre, Pinner

Reporting to: Director of Youth Ministry

Hours of work: 35 hours per week

Job Purpose: Overall responsibility for the centre and co-ordination and delivery of residential retreats and formation programmes for young people that will have a major impact on their faith and their future role in the Church.

Salary: £35,000 pa (+ accommodation). A non-residential option may be considered with salary £45,000.

SPEC, the youth Retreat Centre for the Diocese of Westminster located in Pinner (Middlesex), wish to appoint a Retreat Centre Manager.

This is an exciting opportunity for a practising Catholic with passion for and commitment to working with young people and their faith formation to shape their future and the future of the Church.

The successful candidate will maintain and develop the mission of SPEC as a Diocesan Retreat Centre. In collaboration with the Diocesan Youth Chaplain she/he will be responsible for development of a stimulating youth retreat programme and a volunteer formation programme for live-in volunteers. In addition to marketing, financial and budgetary responsibilities the appointee will manage and develop the grounds and buildings to meet the requirements of a range of activities and functions.

The role is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced check by Disclosure and Baring Service.

Hours of work: 35 hours per week residential over 5 days including evenings and weekends. Non-residential considered.

Closing date: 9am 22 October 2018

Interviews date: Week commencing 5 November 2018

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Job Desc: Retreat Centre Manager

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Job Description for the role of Retreat Centre Manager (SPEC)