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Join our team!

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.

If you are applying for a position with us from overseas, please visit this page regarding visas HERE

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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Current vacancies:



Fundraising Officer - Abernethy Trust Office Nethybridge

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. October/November start. Click for full job profile Trust Office Nethybridge


Office Team Members - Abernethy Ardeonaig & 

Abernethy Nethybridge

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. Start Date: early 2018. Click for full job profiles Ardeonaig | Nethybridge




House & Kitchen Team Member - Abernethy Nethybridge

We are looking for someone with cooking or cleaning experience who would want to come and work with us and be a part of our House & Kitchen team looking after our centre guests and being part of the worship, work and witness of Abernethy. October start. Click for full job profile - Nethybridge


House Team Leader - Abernethy Nethybridge

We are looking for people 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: early 2018. Click for full job profile - Nethybridge


International Volunteer 2017-18 (House & Kitchen)

If you are from outside the EEA, 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 from 6 months to a full 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: 6th June 2018. Closing date for applications: 6th April 2018.




Instructor - Abernethy Ardeonaig

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. Start Date: early 2018. Click for full job profile - Ardeonaig


Seasonal Instructor - Abernethy Nethybridge

We are looking for a qualified instructor with a range of NGBs (including at least a BASI Level 1 for winter work) to come and join our team for Winter 17/18 and/or Summer 2018. Various start dates and terms available. Click for full job profile - Nethybridge




Didn’t see a job opening for you?

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.