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

January 2020

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

 

CORPS OFFICERS


 

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 and 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 or another Scandinavian language

Urgency: normal


Position: Corps Officers

Location: France and Belgium

Special Requirements: must be French speakers

Urgency: normal


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



Position: Corps Officers

Location: Hungary

Special Requirements: they would require basic knowledge of the Hungarian language and/or be willing to learn it.

Urgency: normal


 

Position: Corps Officers

Location: Switzerland

Special Requirements: officers must be fluent in German or French.

Urgency: normal


 Position: Corps Officers

Location: Southern Africa, St. Helena Island.

Special Requirements: should be spiritually mature, fit and healthy, preferably with no children.

Urgency: normal


 Position: Corps Officers

Location: Japan

Special Requirements: officers who would be willing to plant English-speaking congregations, targeting locations in major cities. The national government is aggressively recruiting millions of foreigners to come to Japan for gainful employment

Urgency: normal 


 

Position: Corps Officers

Location: Caribbean

Special Requirements: English speaking

Urgency: urgent


Position: Corps Officers and/or Pioneering Officer

Location: Spain

Special Requirements: officers must be fluent in Spanish

Urgency: From July 2020

 

TEACHING AND TRAINING


Position: IFAS Training and Deployment Officer (IFAS = International Financial and Accounting Standards)

Location: IHQ (could be based in home territory)

Special Requirements: lay or officer personnel. Accounting qualifications or other related qualifications. Experience in Salvation Army accounting and BA processes. Practical experience of use of accounting software. Trainer’s skills (confidence in leading from the front). Ability to learn new computer programs quickly. Availability to travel extensively and be overseas for at least three (3) weeks every other month.

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: Lay or officer personnel

Urgency: urgent


Position: Territorial Director of Health Service

Location: Papua New Guinea 

Special Requirements: Background in Salvation Army Medical work/or nursing/medical background. Good administration skills necessary. Open for either Officer or Soldier. 

Urgency: urgent

 

PROGRAMME


Position: Editor for the WarCry

Location: New Zealand - Wellington 

Special Requirements: Soldier or officer. Editor of the territorial War Cry magazine; a fortnightly, 24-page, award winning magazine produced for the four countries of the territory. Potential opportunities for a spouse if needed. Your territorial office can receive further information from the zonal office at IHQ if needed. 

Urgency: urgent 


Position: Regional Officers

Location: Greece - Athens

Special Requirements: The Regional Officer role requires strong administrative capabilities, and includes the supervision of a Day Centre serving refugees and a red-light district programme (Green Light Project). English language acceptable, and will need to be willing to learn Greek. 

Urgency: urgent 


Position: Secretary for Spiritual Development*

Location: Pakistan

Special Requirements: the capacity to assist, teach and support national officers

Urgency: urgent 


 

Position: Assistant Secretary for Business Administration*

Location: Pakistan

Special Requirements: the capacity to assist, teach and support national officers

Urgency: urgent


Position: Project Officer

Location: Eastern Europe Territory

Special Requirements: Preferably, a single officer or lay person. Minimum two-years from Spring 2020.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Divisional Leaders

Location: various divisions/districts in Argentina, Uruguay or Paraguay

Special Requirements: must be fluent in Spanish.

Urgency: normal


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.