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Youth & Young Adults Worker

Johnsonville Corps, Johnsonville


We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Youth & Young Adults Worker to join our team.  You will be overseeing and attending the existing Youth programmes and young adults programmes, as well as providing support and mentoring to volunteer youth & young adults leaders and young people.

Hours: This position is for 37.5 hours per week, typically Monday to Friday, permanent contract, with some after-hours work required.

The Youth & Young Adults Worker will be required to;

  • Oversee the running of, and attend a weekly youth programme on Tuesday nights
  • Oversee the organising of, and attend other weekend youth events and youth camps
  • Oversee the Young Adults programmes and activities
  • Individually mentor and develop youth and young adult leaders
  • Work with families of youth to set and achieve goals
  • Attend our Sunday services and other Corps family events

The successful applicant should be a Soldier of the Salvation Army who is committed to a life of faith and mission, have the ability to lead a team, have group facilitation experience, and have a passion to see youth achieve their full potential.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Robert Adams 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 must already have a NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Permit as well as a full driver’s license and will be required to have their criminal conviction history checked for this position.

Closing date

Applications close 5pm, Friday 10th 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.