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Mission Assistant

Location: 
Auckland (Mt. Eden & Waitakere)

Auckland Bridge provides a safe, integrated, high-quality treatment service to people whose lives have been affected by the harmful use of, or dependency on alcohol or drugs. People attending the Bridge are supported, challenged and encouraged to make positive changes in their lives so that they can find hope, direction, peace and stability. 

We are looking for the person God is calling into this newly created position. Is this you? 

If so, you will demonstrate:

  • A strong personal relationship with Jesus and a commitment to the vision and mission of The Salvation Army, Auckland Bridge
  • Be a soldier of The Salvation Army
  • Experience in an AOD/Recovery Church setting or a strong desire and ability to build skills in this ministry area
  • The ability to work as part of an enthusiastic and committed team
  • The ability to build relationship/manaakitanga 
  • A pastoral heart for people in recovery and for staff working in this field
  • Good administrative and communication skills
  • Experienced in presenting or running a group

This is a full-time position to support the Mission Director and actively work with those in treatment. This will require a flexible approach as there is some out of normal hours work and may include an on-call commitment. If you would like to join the team at Auckland Bridge, send us a current CV and covering letter by email to eamonn_smythe@nzf.salvationarmy.org

Position description available on request.

Applications close on Monday, 8 January 2018 with the position due to start February 2018.

Application form can be downloaded from: http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/about-us/career-opportunities


The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider.  It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus.  The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.