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Centre Cleaner

The Salvation Army Gisborne
  • Helps us present our buildings in a professional manner
  • Great environment to work in
  • Make a difference

About the Gisborne Corps

The Salvation Army in Gisborne seeks to care for people, transform lives and reform society through God in Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit. We meet together to grow in our Christian faith and learn to live it out in our community. As such we aim, through our Community Ministries Team, to provide assistance in the form of food parcels, financial mentoring, advocacy and more, using the available resources we have.

About the role

Our building complex has auditoriums/multi use rooms, ground and upper floor office spaces, staff rooms, a couple of kitchens plus a café space along with a number of toilet areas. This means we need a cleaner who can support our mission by ensuring the premises are clean, tidy and ready for use from top to bottom.

As the cleaner you will be line managed by the Corps Officers. You will also work alongside other staff, volunteers and when necessary, those who hire our hall.

This permanent position is for 10 hours per week (2 hrs per day) Monday-Friday, with the possibility of extra hours depending on hall hires.

Our cleaner will be responsible to carry out:

  • General cleaning of premises and disposal of waste/recycling
  • Ensuring soap/towel/toilet paper dispensers are full & functional at all times
  • Complete once a month cleaning requirements and restocking
  • Complete once per school term cleaning requirements
  • Hall hire set up/pack down and clean-up of hired areas as per bookings
  • Provide assistance in other operational areas when requested
  • Communicate improvements or suggestions to Corps Officers
  • Understand and follow applicable Operational Policy

As The Salvation Army Gisborne we are here to help & support our community, as part of the team you will be giving back to this community.

Person Specification

we are looking for some who is…

  • Honest, trustworthy, dependable, responsible and punctual
  • Able to complete tasks to a high standard within the allocated time frame
  • A good communicator
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to maintain confidentiality  
  • Sympathetic to the aims, mission, principles and Christian ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Has good self-care


For further information regarding the job, please email  Once your application is complete; send the application to the same email address.

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 22nd February 2019.