• 12 November 2021

Vacancy for Diocesan Youth Development Officer

The Church of Ireland Diocese of Down and Dromore seeks to recruit a Diocesan Youth Development Officer (full–time). The post is based in Church of Ireland House, Belfast.

Summary of responsibilities

The Diocese of Down and Dromore is a vibrant and growing diocese of 111 church buildings and 9 church plants. It is focused on making disciples, raising up and empowering Christian leaders and birthing new ministries and churches. 

The Diocese has a parish development team whose role it is to support, encourage and resource parish ministry, including youth and children’s ministry. The youth officer works alongside a children’s officer, Diocesan development officer and wider Diocesan team. 

A job description together with all other relevant information may be found in the Application Pack downloadable from this link(PDF). You may download an Application Form at this link (Word).

Completed forms should be returned to:
Mr Roy Lawther
Diocesan Secretary
Church of Ireland House
61–67 Donegall Street

OR alternatively by email to


Applications must be received by 26 November 2021 at noon. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

The interviews will take place in person on 7 December 2021.