Community Ministries Team Leader | The Salvation Army

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Community Ministries Team Leader

Community Ministries, Whangarei Corps
  • A Heart for Mission in Northland
  • Make an impact in our Region
  • Make a difference in Northland

This is a permanent position for 37.5 hours per week.

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.

About the Operation

To manage and provide social services support to the community and wider Salvation Army, working together to build on the strengths of the people we are serving – the community. 

About the role

The purpose to the Community Ministries Team Leader is to provide operational management to Whangarei/Northland Community Ministries in an efficient and effective manner.  This enables the achievement of Strategic Mission Plan goals and provides excellent delivery of Community Ministries services.  The Team Leader maximises the ability of the Director to develop mission, providing leadership and facilitating pastoral care.

Key tasks

  • Grow a team culture and facilitate team development
  • Take an active role in Community Development
  • Ensure the programme and service provided is consistent with the mission and values of the Centre and The Salvation Army

Person Specification

  • Management skills
  • Social Work understanding
  • Experience working at management level within an NZ social agency
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing at all levels
  • Will connect to the Whangarei Corps and its Mission to the Community and greater community
  • Be committed to the Mission of The Salvation Army, and the Territorial Strategic Plan and other National/Divisional initiatives/directives as announced from time-to-time

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Sharon Lundberg on 09-438 8338 ext 610 or by email


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

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application.

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 Friday, 6 December 2019