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Youth Ministries and Community Outreach Coordinator (Ministry Position)

Tawa, Wellington
  • Developing others, growing leaders and forming teams
  • Community engagement
  • Discipleship, mentoring, pastoral care

The Salvation Army is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society, all through the love of God shown in Jesus.  Tawa Corps exists to help people find and follow Jesus and change the world we live in.

About the role

This is a full-time ministry position being established to develop and grow the youth ministry in Tawa Corps, and to extend the engagement and relationships of Tawa Corps into the community.

Key functions of the role include:

  • Develop and maintain Tawa Corps Youth Ministries leadership team
  • Ensure that all youth are engaged in discipleship and helped to reach their full potential in Christ through mentoring, exciting youth events and mission opportunities. 
  • Work with Corps Officer to plan and execute Night Church
  • Develop leaders for youth and young adult life groups
  • Ensure ongoing pastoral care for all youth and young adults at Tawa
  • Be part of the staff team responding to needs of the community. 
  • Assist with maintaining and strengthening the capacity of the food bank to meet demand
  • Grow the mission opportunity within the Family Store
  • Make connections with schools in the local community

Person Specification

Previous successful experience leading in Youth Ministry and / or Community development. 

A relevant tertiary youth ministry or community development qualification is desirable.

As a ministry position the successful applicant will be a uniformed senior soldier, or willing to commit to this within 6 months of employment. 

Additional skills and experience which would add capacity to Tawa Corps’ ability to achieve its mission (e.g. technology skills; creative ministry strengths, Preaching; administration or marketing) would strengthen the application.


For more information about this role please contact

Please submit the required application form with a covering letter and CV to the email address above.

Applications close by 12 noon on Wednesday, 26 July 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.