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Dunedin City Ministry Assistant

Dunedin City Corps, Dunedin
  • Be part of a growing team in the heart of Dunedin;
  • Guaranteed job variety, no two days will be the same!
  • Be paid to be on Social Media!

Full time position, 37.5 hours per week. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (30-minute lunch break), Tuesday and Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm and 5:30 pm – 9:30pm (for Recovery church and youth group respectively).

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 3000 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 Dunedin City Salvation Army

Dunedin City Salvation Army exists to help people find and grow in their relationship with Jesus and change the world they live in. We are active in the community through our family stores, foodbank, financial mentoring, social work and transitional and social housing. Dunedin Bridge/Oasis is on site and we have recently started a Recovery church.

About the role

This ministry role provides opportunity to actively invest in the lives of children, youth and families in the corps and community as they grow in faith and understanding of Jesus. There is plenty of scope to dream big and help make those plans a reality. As part of our team you will be supported by, and in turn support the Corps Officers in administration, running of programmes and one-off projects. The Salvation Army is committed to providing opportunity for personal growth and professional development. 

Key tasks

  • Providing strategic leadership for children, youth and families;
  • Leading, inspiring and motivating volunteers/team members to reach their full potential;
  • Ensure effective ministry delivery of both connecting and discipleship programmes;
  • Administration support.

Person Specification

  • Experience working with youth, children and/or families;
  • Leadership experience in a Corps;
  • An enrolled Senior Soldier of The Salvation Army;
  • An active participant in Corps life;
  • Confident user of technology including Social Media;
  • Able to use design applications such as Canva, Publisher;
  • Good communication and facilitation skills;
  • Able to work collaboratively with others;
  • Good time management skills.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Christina McEwen on 027 2220665 or by email christina.mcewen@salvationarmy.org.nz


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to christina.mcewen@salvationarmy.org.nz

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, 11 December 2020.

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.