Assistant Family Store Truck Driver | The Salvation Army

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Assistant Family Store Truck Driver

Dunedin City Salvation Army
  • Join a great team;
  • Great job variety;
  • Make a difference.

22.5 hours per week: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30pm (with additional hours, agreed by both parties to cover leave).

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 3,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.

About Dunedin City Salvation Army

Dunedin City Salvation Army has a sorting warehouse to process donations and three family stores (North Dunedin, Princes Street and the Furniture store). The stores raise money to fund the work done by The Salvation Army which includes social work, financial mentoring (budgeting) and food/welfare support. Dunedin City Salvation Army also provides housing, addictions services and runs church services each Sunday morning and Tuesday evening. 

About the role

The Assistant Family Store Truck driver will work alongside our full-time truck driver to provide essential support to our Family Store team members and customers/donors in the collection, delivery and processing of goods to and from the Family stores.

Key tasks

  • Collection and delivery of goods;
  • Great customer service;
  • Rubbish disposal;
  • Vehicle maintenance;
  • Storage and goods management;
  • Work in the shop if needed.

Person Specification

  • Current, clean full class 1 (motor vehicle) drivers’ licence;
  • Physically fit;
  • Good spatial awareness;
  • Able to problem solve;
  • Good time management and communication skills;
  • Able to relate to a variety of people from diverse backgrounds;
  • High level of integrity and honesty;
  • Committed to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Christina McEwen on 027 2220665 or by email


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

Application form can be downloaded from: 

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable).

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Wednesday, 21 April 2021.

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.