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Playgroup coordinator (part-time)

Petone, Wellington

Nau mai, haere mai. stunning beaches, fantastic people, a vibrant community and abundant coffee. What more could you want? Petone Corps plant is adding to its team!

We are after individuals who have a heart for the community of Petone and are willing to work in a team environment to support and grow the work of The Salvation Army in Petone.

This position is for 5 hours per week.

The Salvation Army Playgroup in Petone has been in operation of for the past 25 years. Are you the person to help with the next chapter? We are looking for someone to run the programme elements of our Playgroup. Arts and crafts, music time, spaces design and creating an environment conducive to belonging, learning and developing.

The successful applicant will be responsible for building and leading a team of volunteers as well as ensuring the administrative side is kept up to date.

We are looking for someone who

  • Has knowledge of child development
  • Can relate well to adults and children
  • Is creative and can work within a team environment.
  • Has a passion for the mission of The Salvation Army in Petone.

A great opportunity to partner with parents/caregivers and children to support healthy development and supportive communities.


Enquiries are most welcome. To request a Position Description or to apply please email your CV and covering letter to

or post to: The Salvation Army, 72 Cuba Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012.

Attn: Stewart Irwin

Applications close on Friday 22 December 2017.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Application form can be downloaded from:

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.