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

May 2020

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: 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: 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: Youth Worker/Officer

Location: Estonia

Special Requirements: A committed Salvationist (soldier) who might be willing to give a year (minimum) to help coordinate youth work in the Estonia Region. English language is acceptable as the young people in Estonia are enthusiastic about speaking and learning English.

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: 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


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: Southern Africa, St. Helena Island.

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

Urgency: normal


 Position: Corps Officers and/or Pioneering Officer

Location: Spain

Special Requirements: Officers must be fluent in Spanish.

Urgency: from July 2020

 

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS


Position: Divisional Secretary**

Location: Caribbean

Special Requirements: Salvation Army accounting procedure experience desired for this role which line manages several social institutions in Eastern Jamaica.

Urgency: urgent


Position: Public Relations**

Location: Caribbean

Special Requirements: Public relations experience desired for this role at the divisional level in Eastern Jamaica.

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


TEACHING AND TRAINING


Position: Training Principal

Location: Angola

Special Requirements: A Training Principal for the Officer Training College in Angola. A single officer with a degree in theology or education science. Portuguese or Spanish language - may be learned during service. From January 2022. 

Urgency: normal


Position: Training Principal

Location: Mozambique

Special Requirements: A Training Principal for the Officer Training College in Mozambique. Portuguese language required.

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 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: Assistant Regional Commander (and Corps Officer - Kuwait)**

Location: Middle East

Special Requirements: An officer couple, English speaking, with experience in corps ministries and willing to adapt in cross cultural ministries.

Urgency: urgent 


Position: Regional Director of Women's Ministries (and Corps Officer - Kuwait)**

Location: Middle East

Special Requirements: An officer couple, English speaking, with experience in corps ministries and willing to adapt to cross cultural ministries.

Urgency: urgent 


Position: Project Officer**

Location: Angola

Special Requirements: Command Project Secretary able to grasp local and international funding opportunities and report with efficiency to donors; Single or married officer. Portuguese for local communication and English for reporting - language may be learned during service. From July or September 2020.

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: 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.
** These roles would be well suited for a married couple