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Centre Administrator

Hibiscus Coast Corps
  • Unique opportunity to work in a diverse, interesting support role that is integral to the mission of The Salvation Army on the Hibiscus Coast.
  • Plenty of variety, community focussed, part of a small passionate team.
  • School hours, great work environment

Hours: Part-time permanent, 12 hours per week (9am-1pm, Tues-Thurs)

Salary Band

The likely salary for this role will fall between $44,119.14 to $46,195.30 (FTE). The likely hourly rate for this role will fall between $22.62 to $23.69

About The Salvation Army Hibiscus Coast

The Salvation Army Hibiscus Coast is responsible for the outworking of The Salvation Army’s Mission on the Hibiscus Coast. As well as supporting a vibrant faith community, The Salvation Army Hibiscus Coast is actively engaged in ministry that address a variety of social needs within the community. This work includes a community foodbank, financial mentoring and other programmes that cater for the needs of seniors, and young families. The Centre Administrator is key to the positive and warm welcome that each person receives when they walk through our doors. The Hibiscus Coast Corps facilities is a significant asset that is integral to both the outworking and sustainability of our mission. The Centre Administrator role is critical to the success of our mission in that it provides general administrative support to the Corps Officers, while also focussing on the sustainability of the mission through the management of our facilities and coordination of local fundraising initiatives.

About the role

Reporting to the Corps Officers, the Centre Administrator is responsible for the organisation and coordination of the office operations for The Salvation Army Hibiscus Coast Corps to ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency. Key aspects of the role include reception, administration support, human resources, fundraising, and managing the facilities.

Key tasks

  • Reception, administration, basic financial processing and record keeping
  • Secretarial support to Corps Officers
  • Office management
  • Facilities hire coordination
  • Coordination of fundraising initiatives and events

Key benefits of the role include:

  • Work-life balance
  • Giving back to the community
  • Plenty of variety
  • Positive environment

Person Specification

  • Administration and computer skills essential (proficient in MS Office suite).
  • Some sales & marketing, event coordination and/or fundraising experience would be advantageous.
  • Experience in a customer interfacing or reception role is preferred. Strong interpersonal communication skills and highly personable manner required.
  • Basic experience and understanding of financial processing needed.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact (Lashana Dale) on (021 292 8655) or by email (Lashana.dale@salvationarmy.org.nz)


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details), and completed Application form to: (lashana.dale@salvationarmy.org.nz)

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

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).

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday 3rd February 2023. 


About The Salvation Army

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.

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.

We are committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

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