We have some really great oppportunities to serve in Christian ministry on our teams in Scotland. With over 100 employees, there are often vacancies in all departments. Have a look at what we have available and pass on the details to anyone you know who is currently looking for a new challenge.
There are people of all backgrounds employed with Abernethy in a range of full time, part time, long term, gap year and short term roles. Whether you are a school or university leaver or have previous career experience, our ministry regularly offers a choice of options to serve. Abernethy has been an investor in people since 1971 and we can offer the opportunity for professional development through in house training and through external courses.
Most of our opportunities are on a “live-in” basis and there is a great community atmosphere at our centres. Accommodation, meals and a salary are provided and there is the option to make use of the centres facilities and to visit the other Abernethy centres.
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Whatever role you are considering, our main focus is to share the Christian faith with our guests, many of whom are 10-18 year olds and so applicants should be in sympathy with this and able to participate in our evening Christian programme.
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We are looking for a person with experience of charity and/or capital fundraising who can share our vision and help to implement our fundraising strategy and raise £1.5 million for our capital build project over the next 3 years. Initially a temporary maternity cover, but with potential to be longer-term depending on the success of our strategy and future project planning. August/September start. Click for full job profile Trust Office Nethybridge
We are looking for experienced team leaders who are able to oversee a busy office. Ideally you will have good organisational skills and be familiar with dealing with enquiries and bookings.These positions would be ideal for people who would enjoy the face-to-face contact with our guests and would enjoy living and working with a Christian team in a beautiful place. August/September starts. Click for full job profiles - Nethybridge | Barcaple
We are looking for people who would like an administration job and have experience of Microsoft Office, or people who would like to take a Gap Year after uni or a career break, and would like an admin job living in a Christian community in a beautiful part of Scotland with opportunities to share their faith, grow as a person and contribute to our work, witness and worship. August/September starts. Click for full job profiles Ardeonaig | Nethybridge | Barcaple
We are looking for people with cooking & supervisory experience, but not necessarily any qualifications, who would want to come and work with us and help lead our Kitchen team, living and working with a Christian team in a beautiful, rural place. August/September starts. Click for full job profile - Nethybridge
We are looking for someone with childminding experience who would want to come and work for us and look after 2 children for a couple of days a week and then be a part of our House & Kitchen team looking after our centre guests for the rest of the week. August/September start. Click for full job profile - Ardgour
We are looking for someone with catering and leadership/supervisory experience who would like a new challenge in a new place and would like to work in a residential setting with a team of Christians. Great opportunities for sharing your faith, developing and training young people on a Gap Year and/or gaining more outdoor skills and experiences in a beautiful part of Scotland. August/September start. Click for full job profile - Ardeonaig
Have an amazing year out with a great bunch of people. Learn more about yourself, God and others, living on site at our fantastic outdoor centres. All food and accommodation is included. Start date: 14th August (flexible). Click for full job profile - House & Kitchen
We are looking for someone with the energy, physical fitness and faith to come and lead our house team, help to look after our guests in very practical ways and be part of the work, witness and worship of our team. Start date: August/September. Click for full job profile - Barcaple
If you are from outside the UK, check out our International Volunteer page. You may not be able to apply to work here, but you could still come and have an Abernethy experience! Abernethy has an International Volunteer Programme which gives you the chance to come and stay with us for a year: helping on our house and kitchen teams, sharing your faith, and getting to experience Scotland. All food and accommodation is included. Current intake is now full. Next start date: 13th February 2018. Closing date for applications: 13th December 2017.
We are looking for a team-player with NGB qualifications and experience in instructing to come and join us and be a part of our work, witness and worship within our residential community at Abernethy. We do require someone with qualifications, so if you think you would like to be an instructor but don't yet have any qualifications, we do also run training courses. Click for full job profile - Barcaple
We are looking for qualified instructors with a range of NGBs (including at least a BASI Level 1 for winter work) to come and join our team for Summer 2017, Winter 17/18 & Summer 2018. Various start dates and terms available. Click for full job profile - Nethybridge
We are looking for a willing and flexible person (no particular experience necessary as training will be given), who would want to come and be a part of our maintenance team, helping to look after our centre buildings and grounds. August start. Click for full job profile - Ardeonaig
We are looking for someone with maintenance skills and experience to come and be a part of our team, helping to look after our centre buildings and grounds and contirbuting to the work, witness and worship at Abernethy Barcaple. August/September start. Click for full job profile - Barcaple
We do keep the jobs page on the website as up to date as possible. The departments we have across Abernethy are: House, Food Services, Office/Administration, Accounts, Maintenance, Marketing, Instruction, Ministries, and Leadership/Operations – so if you didn’t see an opening which suited your skills and experience, we welcome applications for a preferred department for us to consider and keep on file.