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International Service Opportunities List - January 2020

Unless stated, opportunities are for a three-year term

How do I apply for International Service?

INQUIRIES REGARDING THE FOLLOWING OPENINGS SHOULD BE DIRECTED THROUGH NORMAL CHANNELS WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  •      Complete the Forms. ‘Notification of Officer Availability’ and ‘Undertakings’.  This is found in the Orders and Regulations for Officers on International Service in Appendix 5. Your territorial office which supplies this can provide you with the O & R.
  •     Submit the forms to your territorial headquarters. Your Territory Headquarters should submit all applications to International Headquarters together with your territory’s recommendation. (See O & R for International Service, Appendix 5, forms, ‘Notification of Officer Availability’.)

Wait for confirmation from International Headquarters that your application has been received. Once you have received this confirmation, know that your offer is being carefully considered alongside the global needs of the Salvation Army.

 

POSITION

 

LOCATION

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

URGENCY*

 

CORPS OFFICERS

 

Corps Officers

 

Scotland

 

For a single officer or married couple who are spiritually mature, emotionally resilient, and self-reliant. A mainland corps (Wick) in the far north of Scotland. English speaking.

 

urgent

 

Corps Officers

 

Finland & Estonia

 

Preferably Finnish or Swedish speaking. English and Russian speakers are welcomed when ready to serve in a Finnish or Estonian context.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Various corps in Norway, Iceland & the Faeroe Islands

 

Knowledge of Norwegian or another Scandinavian language.

 

normal

Corps Officers

 

France and Belgium

 

Must be French speakers.

 

normal

 

Corps Officer

 

Brazil

 

Preferably Portuguese speaking, but Spanish speaking with a willingness to learn the language and culture would be acceptable.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Mexico

 

Spanish speaker who is able to grow the work of Christ in Mexico.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

South America East

 

Various Corps in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay (throughout the South America East Territory).

Fluency in Spanish necessary.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Germany

 

Confident leaders willing to learn German, for planting new ministries or in established ministries. We are interested in exploring an exchange of Corps officers for 1-2 terms. Some knowledge of German is required.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Hungary

 

They would require basic knowledge of the Hungarian language and/or be willing to learn it.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Switzerland

 

Officers must be fluent in German or French.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Southern Africa

 

St. Helena Island. Should be spiritually matured, fit and healthy, preferably with no children.

 

normal

 

Corps Officers

 

Japan

 

Officers who would be willing to plant English speaking congregations, targeting locations in major cities. The National Government is aggressively recruiting millions of foreigners to come to Japan for gainful employment.

 

normal

 

Corps Officer

 

Caribbean

 

English speaking.

 

urgent

 

Corps Officer and/or Pioneering Officer

 

Spain

 

Officers must be fluent in Spanish.

 

From July 2020

 

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS

 

TEACHING AND TRAINING

 

IFAS Training and Deployment Officer (IFAS = International Financial and Accounting Standards)

 

IHQ

(could be based in Home Territory)

 

Lay or officer personnel. Accounting qualifications or other related qualifications. Experience in Salvation Army accounting and BA processes. Practical experience of use of accounting software. Trainer’s skills (confidence in leading from the front). Ability to learn new computer programmes quickly. Availability to travel extensively and be overseas for at least three (3) weeks every other month.

 

 

urgent

 

NURSING/MEDICAL

 

Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist

 

Ghana

 

Begoro Rehabilitation Centre. The person should have experience working with children, especially children with cerebral palsy, and be able to work alongside the local therapists and train them in current techniques used abroad for the benefit of children.

 

normal

 

Chief Medical Officer

 

Zimbabwe

 

Howard Hospital. Lay or officer personnel

 

urgent

 

Territorial Director of Health Service

 

Papua New Guinea

 

Background in Salvation Army Medical work/or nursing/medical background. Good administration skills necessary. Open for either Officer or Soldier.

 

urgent

 

PROGRAMME

 

 

Editor for the WarCry

 

 

New Zealand - Wellington

 

 

Soldier or officer. Editor of the territorial War Cry magazine; a fortnightly, 24-page, award winning magazine produced for the four countries of the territory. Potential opportunities for a spouse if needed.

Your territorial office can receive further information from the zonal office at IHQ if needed.

 

 

urgent

 

Regional Officers

 

Greece - Athens

 

The Regional Officer role requires strong administrative capabilities, and includes the supervision of a Day Centre serving refugees and a red-light district programme (Green Light Project). English language acceptable, and will need to be willing to learn Greek.

 

urgent

 

 

Secretary for Spiritual Development*

 

 

Pakistan

 

 

The capacity to assist, teach and support national officers.

 

urgent

 

Assistant Secretary for Business Administration*

 

Pakistan

 

The capacity to assist, teach and support national officers.

 

urgent

 

Project Officer

 

Eastern Europe Territory

 

Preferably, a single officer or lay person. Minimum two-years. From Spring 2020.

 

urgent

 

Divisional Leaders

 

Various Divisions/Districts in Argentina, Uruguay or Paraguay

 

Must be fluent in Spanish.

 

normal

 

Envoy in charge of corps

 

Various Divisions/Districts in Argentina, Uruguay or Paraguay (throughout the South America East Territory

 

 

Must be fluent in Spanish.

 

 

normal

*Explanation of Urgency:

  • ‘Urgent’: to be filled immediately.
  • ‘Normal’: to be filled in 12-24 months.
  • ‘Future’: to be filled after 24 months.