Join the team

Want to be part of our community? Apply here!

Please note

We estimate that filling out this application form could take up a significant amount of time. So we recommend that you read through it first and then collect all the required information and documents before beginning your application. 

Please ensure that you read Lee Abbey London’s “Charity worker and job applicant privacy notice” before submitting your application. Read the “Data protection policy” for more information about how your personal data will be used.

We would prefer all applicants to use the online form below however if you are unable to do so you can download the form as a pdf here. Once filled in please email it together with your supporting documents to

The following is a list of all of the items you will need:

  • Up-to-date photograph
  • Reference (Christian experience, professional and personal)

  • Education history
  • Employment history

Applicants from outside the UK will need to read this. Click here.

Applicants from outside the UK or European Union will be required to apply for a Tier 5 “Temporary Worker – Charity Workers” visa in the UK Points Based Immigration System.

The requirements for this visa are strict. The information requested below helps us to assess your chances of being granted a visa. Our assessment of your suitability does not guarantee that your visa application will be successful.

  1. You will need to verify your financial situation and ability to pay for your visa application and travel the UK.
  2. If a family member/friend is providing the money for your travel, please supply a letter from them confirming this.
  3. Please provide documentary evidence (if possible) of your future plans for when you return to your own country after working at Lee Abbey. Examples could be:
    1. A letter showing that you will be enrolled at a university or college OR
    2. A letter from an employer in your own country saying that you will have a job when you return.

If you are not from the UK or EU, your application will not be considered unless you provide the documents requested in this section.

Community Application Form

Personal Details

Fields marked with an * are required

We ask every applicant to supply a recent photo so that we can easily identify them.

Note - please re-name the file to reflect your name eg FirstName-LastName-RecentPhoto.jpg
†This information is required so that we can plan room allocations
†† Lee Abbey is unable to accept applications from people aged under 18s