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Territorial Children’s Project Assistant

Territorial Children’s Mission Department, Wellington

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 2,000 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.

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.

About The Territorial Children’s Mission Department

The Territorial Children’s Mission Department is an amazing part of The Salvation Army that exists to support children’s and family ministry throughout the New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa territory. This work primarily includes creating resources for ministry and home, developing high-quality training opportunities, and partnering with Divisional Children’s representatives.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate, innovative and organised, with experience in children’s/family ministry. This person will be ready to make a difference in the lives of our leaders and families across the territory.

They will do this by:

  • Creating resources for children’s discipleship and for families in the home;
  • Overseeing our current training programmes;
  • Developing/collaborating on new training opportunities and resources;
  • Assisting with territorial children’s events.

We’d love someone who:

  • Is a creative thinker;
  • Has strong written communication skills;
  • Is friendly, enthusiastic, organised and proactive;
  • Has a good understanding of and experience in children’s/family ministry;
  • Is able to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Has an understanding of The Salvation Army mission.

This is a fixed-term (12 months) full-time position (37.5 hours) based at The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters in Wellington. This position will start late February 2022.

For a copy of the job description and to apply email: debbie.clark@salvationarmy.org.nz.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 3 November, 2021.

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.