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

July 2022

Inquiries regarding the following openings should be directed to your divisional commander / department head or Major Pauline Gruer-Caulfield, International Personnel Liaison Officer. pauline.gruer-caulfied@salvationarmy.ca

International Service Opportunities PDF

 
CORPS OFFICERS/WORKERS


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: Portugal

Special Requirements: For a single or married officer couple; fluency in Portuguese (Spanish speaker studying Portuguese will be considered).

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

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

Special Requirements: Knowledge of Norwegian, Icelandic (for Iceland) or other Scandinavian language.

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


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Various corps in Latin America North (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Dominican Republic)

Special Requirements: For a single or married officer couple; fluency in Spanish.

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Italy and Greece (several options available)

Special Requirements: Experienced Corps officers, Italian speaking and/or willingness to study and learn the language.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar 

Special Requirements: English speaking Officer(s) for a large corps. 

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Spain

Special Requirements: Experienced Corps Officers or Envoys to lead Corps in an urban setting; fluency in Spanish. 

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: Finland

Special Requirements: Officers or soldiers to lead Swedish speaking Temple Corps, or several Finnish speaking corps. Finnish or Swedish language skills essential. Suitable also for family with children or for the Swedish speaking Corps (a) retired officer(s) who would be willing to serve one or two (or more) years.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers

Location: United Kingdom and Ireland

Special Requirements: Must be English speaking.

Urgency: normal

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS


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.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Finance officer

Location: Italy

Officer with experience in Finance and accountancy, Italian and English speaking and/or willingness to study and learn the language. If married, appointments available for spouse: Corps officer, officer in the social institution, Development officer.

Urgency: urgent

 

NURSING/MEDICAL


Position: Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist

Location: Ghana

Special Requirements: 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. 

Urgency: normal

 

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT


Position: N/A 



PROGRAMME


Position: Territorial Youth Secretary

Location: France and Belgium

Special Requirements: Territorial role responsable for the ongoing planning and conduct of the territorial youth program in coordination with the Territorial program. Role is based from Paris and requires regular travel throughout the territory. Suitable for single or officer couple, French speaking with prior experience in youth leadership. 

Urgency: urgent


Position: Chaplain

Location: Dublin

Special Requirements: Short term Romanian speaking Chaplain in Dublin. 

Urgency: urgent


Position: Youth Coordinator and corps officer

Location: Italy

Special Requirements: Youth Coordinator(s) is (are) responsible for supporting officers in the spiritual development of children and young people in the corps, as well as in the organisation of youth events, camps and activities. Suitable for single or officer couple. The couple could be involved both as Corps Officers and Youth Coordinator. Italian speaking (or preparedness to learn the language), with prior experience in youth leadership. Available from May or June 2023. 

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.