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.


July 2021

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

International Service Opportunities PDF


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: 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: Finland & Estonia

Special Requirements: Preferably Finnish or Swedish speaking. English and Russian speakers are welcome if 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: 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: Finance Secretary

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Special Requirements: Located at Command Headquarters; single or married officer with good knowledge of accountancy. English language. From December 2021.

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.

Urgency: urgent



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: Development Officer

Location: Rwanda and Burundi Command

Special Requirements: An officer or lay person to head up the development office and coordinate community development projects. From 01 October 2021; located in kigali, Rwanda, English language.

Urgency: urgent

Position: Project Officer

Location: Eastern Europe Territory

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

Urgency: urgent


* Explanation of Urgency:

  • ‘Urgent’: to be filled immediately.
  • ‘Normal’: to be filled in 12-24 months.
  • ‘Future’: to be filled after 24 months.