YFC Gap Year

Do you want to take your faith to another level? Do you love young people and have a passion to share the love of God with the youth of Middlesbrough? We have an amazing opportunity for you to pray about.

Gap Year Opportunities

We and our amazing mission partners Tees Valley Youth for Christ have joined together to offer you the opportunity to spend a year on mission with a local church in the Tees Valley or York.  Our two Youth and Children’s workers, Emma and Vincent, have been on placement with us since February 2015.

Our next placements will start in Sept 2013 and you can apply now!

Each year young adults come and sign up for a Gap Year with Tees Valley Youth for Christ and they are placed with a local church to get involved with thier mission. Those placed with churches are plugged into a variety of Youth work ministries, from schools work and kids clubs and sunday services to sports outreach.

We are also passionate about seeing our volunteers achieve their full potential, we would love to put your gifts and passions to work.
Whether you have a love of music or sports, a passion for discipleship, a gift for, evangelism, or a heart for the poor, we will
do our best to create a Gap Year that makes the most of who you are.

You will also have the opportunity to take part in our training program, as well as receive support from experienced youth workers . who will mentor you throughout your time placed with us.

The Details

For the full details click here.

The typical gap year runs from late August to early August of the following year. While you live here we will provide housing for you, in shared accomodation with other gap year workers. You will also be provided with food, local transportation (via bus or train), and a mobile
phone to use while you are here. This also covers the cost of your volunteer visa and biometrics, as well as our youth work training program that you will take part in when you arrive.

How to Apply

Download an application form from