Brixton Direct Ministry


Brixton. Young people. Jesus.


There’s immense need as well as massive opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the diverse young people of London with the love and message of Jesus.


Do you have a heart for young people in Brixton to live life to the full, learn about Jesus, grow in their faith and develop healthy life and leadership skills? Would you enjoy joining in, building and helping lead a diverse team to be a positive influence in the lives of young people in Brixton?


Young Life International ( is seeking a Direct Ministry staff person to join in the 60:40 Project in Brixton with Ascension Trust, London City Mission and Lambeth Methodist Circuit, joining in, building and leading a world class team of staff and volunteers throughout Brixton.


Working closely with the 60:40 Project youth worker, the YLI staff will focus part of their time on developing programs for and working with young people involved in the 60:40 Project at the Lyham Road location and focus part of their time on developing ways to connect with young people in the community.    


With a focus on

  • working directly with young people
  • developing ways to connect with young people in the community
  • growing and leading a team of staff and volunteers
  • developing relationships with churches, charities and local authorities
  • encouraging volunteer engagement
  • participating in financial resource development and adult stakeholder involvement and 
  • equipping and training leaders and influencers.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a love of and expereince working with young people
  • Have a strong Christian faith and Biblical knowledge
  • Be entrepreneurial  
  • Have demonstrated ability to reach out to and support young people and help them grow in their faith
  • Have demonstrated ability to effectively recruit and lead leaders
  • Have spent time living and working in London; preferably Brixton or a similar community, currently lives in Brixton or is willing to relocate


A strategic new position as Young Life International develops work in urban London, the Brixton Direct Ministry staff person will join the 50+ staff in the UK & Ireland, and, along with the staff in Stratford and Westminster, will join the staff in New York, Hong Kong and Los Angeles, in Young Life’s Global Cities initiative to mobilize and strengthen Young Life’s work in cities around the world.




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Applications should be received by 31st August 2019.