International Service Opportunities - Salvation Army Canada

International Service Opportunities

The Salvation Army is active in more than 130 countries worldwide. With such a wide scope of ministry, there are many service opportunities for both officers and lay personnel interested in serving overseas. Below is a list of available positions in other Salvation Army territories, prepared by the IHQ Personnel Department.

For more information, speak to your corps officer.

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES LIST

March 2021

Inquiries regarding the following openings should be directed to your divisional commander / department head or Major Linda McNutt linda_mcnutt@can.salvationarmy.org

International Service Opportunities PDF

 CORPS OFFICERS/WORKERS


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Portugal

Special Requirements: For a single or married officer couple with some experience in a starting an outpost; fluency in Portuguese necessary; from July 2021.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Island of St. Helena

Special Requirements: A spiritually matured officer couple, fit and healthy, needed for this appointment beginning in January 2021. St. Helena is a British Territory off the West Coast of Africa with weekly flights to Johannesburg. This could be well suited for a recently retired couple.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Scotland

Special Requirements: 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. 

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Finland & Estonia

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

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: various corps in Norway, Iceland and the Faeroe Islands

Special Requirements: Knowledge of Norwegian, Icelandic (for Iceland) or another Scandinavian language and/or willingness to study and learn the language.

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: France and Belgium

Special Requirements: Must be French speakers.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officer

Location: Brazil

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

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Mexico

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

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: South America East

Special Requirements: Various corps in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay (throughout the South America East Territory). Fluency in Spanish necessary.

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Germany

Special Requirements: 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.

Urgency: normal

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS


Position: Finance Manager

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Special Requirements: For a single or married officer or lay personnel; stationed at Regional Headquarters and responsible for Netsuite Implementation in the Region. An understanding of Netsuite & IFAS idea. Handover period with current manager planned. Both Chinese [Mandarin (Traditional)] and English language necessary.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Finance Secretary

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Special Requirements: Located at THQ; for a married officer with experience in finance at the divisional or district level. Spanish desired, but may be learned during service, if you currently have basic Spanish. 

Urgency: urgent


Position: Regional Finance Officer

Location: Mali Region

Special Requirements: For a single or married officer, located at Regional Headquarters. English language (French beneficials).

Urgency: urgent


Position: Internal Auditor**

Location: Angola

Special Requirements: Command Internal Auditor; Single or married officer who understands TSA finance systems and has practical skills in accountancy. Portuguese or Spanish language - may be learned during service. From October 2020

Urgency: urgent


Position: Assistant Territorial Business Administration Secretary

Location: Japan

Special Requirements: Lay or officer personnel, single or married. Accounting qualifications or other related qualifications. Experience in Salvation Army accounting and BA processes; ability to implement IFAS into the Japan Territory; and ability to learn new computer programmes quickly. Japanese language essential, but it may be learned during service.

Urgency: urgent

 

NURSING/MEDICAL


Position: Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist

Location: Begoro Rehabilitation Centre, Ghana

Special Requirements: 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

Urgency: normal


Position: Chief Medical Officer

Location: Howard Hospital, Zimbabwe

Special Requirements: Non-officer or officer personnel

Urgency: urgent


Position: Territorial Director of Health**

Location: Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands)

Special Requirements: For lay or married couple; English language; Responsible for strategic leadership and management oversight of all health services; medical background essential and good management skills required.

Urgency: urgent

 

PROGRAMME

Position: Project Officer**

Location: Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands)

Special Requirements: For lay or married couple; English language; Responsible for strategic leadership and management oversight of all funded development, community and infrastructure projects in the territory.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Project Officer

Location: Eastern Europe Territory

Special Requirements: Preferably, a single officer or non-officer personnel. Minimum two-years. From 2021

Urgency: urgent


Position: Envoy in charge of corps

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

Special Requirements: must be fluent in Spanish.

Urgency: normal


 


* Explanation of Urgency:

  • ‘Urgent’: to be filled immediately.
  • ‘Normal’: to be filled in 12-24 months.
  • ‘Future’: to be filled after 24 months.
** The two opportunities in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands could be covered well by married couple.