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Pastoral Team (Team Member-Young Mums Team)

To look out for and be a 'friendly face' to Mums with young children who attend church and/or Baby and Toddler group. Also, to arrange regular social events aimed directly at the young Mums with the purpose of developing friendships and encouraging and supporting the development of their Christian Faith.

Responsible To: Pastoral Team Co-ordinator (Jenny Cosslett)
Time Committment: Attendance at the weekly Baby and Toddler Group (Weds) and at Baptism Services
As part of this role a volunteer would have the following responsibilities:
  • Regular attendance at church and at the Baby and Toddler Group. Being a 'friendly face' to the young Mums who come to church services.
  • Plan, organise and attend regular social events specifically aimed at young mums.
  • Support and encourage young Mums who are experiencing difficulties.
  • Utilise opportunities to share your faith with any Mums who actively show an interest and use these moments to invite young Mums to come along to church with you.

A volunteer in this role would require some or all of the following attributes:
  • Be friendly and welcoming.
  • Be sensitive and respect confidentiality.
  • Be organised and willing to work within a team.
  • Be encouraging and ready to take opportunities to invite the young Mums along to church as and when they arise.

In order for someone to be able to perform this role the following training and support will be given:
  • Initial and ongoing training arranged by the Pastoral Team Coordinator ( Jenny Cosslett)
  • Mentoring support provided by an experienced Team Member if required

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