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Nga Kaiwhakatere - Community Ministries Navigator

  • A fulfilling role with lots of variety and opportunities for personal development
  • Supportive and fun team environment
  • Make a difference promoting social change and empowering people

Hours: 20 hours permanent position

Mō mātou | 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.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Supporting people to identify and respond to life challenges and enhance personal wellbeing.  Promoting social change, development, and empowerment of people and families. Engagement occurs through a process of assessment, goal setting, intervention, feedback, and review.  

Key tasks:

  • To listen, relate and affirm people in such a way that they are encouraged to examine their issues and create solutions that lead to sustained independence  
  • To provide advocacy for people as they increase confidence in managing important issues in their lives
  • To journey with them to engage with internal and external services that support achievement of personal goals
  • Oversight of the Wellness service

Nōu te rourou | What we can offer you

  • Learning and career development,
  • An opportunity to give back to the community and make a holistic impact in people’s wellbeing
  • Work-life balance 

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Are legally entitled to work in New Zealand
  • Hold relevant tertiary qualifications (minimum level 5) to social services or similar required
  • Have sound experience of at least 2 years working in case-management, and delivery of holistic wrap-around support. 
  • Hold a clean full driving license

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply

For more information about this role please contact Cathy Strong by email


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

Application form can be downloaded from:

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.

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 17th February 2023.


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 Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

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