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

July 2019

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: 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. Various corps in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay (throughout the South America East Territory)

Special Requirements: 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: Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar

Special Requirements: officers who have corps leadership qualities to oversee community services and work with staff and local business in West Malaysia

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Corps Officers

Location: Caribbean

Special Requirements: English speaking

Urgency: immediate need

 

FINANCIAL AND BUSINESS

 

Position: Project Officer

Location: Mexico

Special Requirements: bilingual Spanish/English. Preferably, a single officer or lay personnel

Urgency: normal

 

Position: Finance Officer–Training College

Location: Caribbean

Special Requirements: English speaking

Urgency: normal

 

TEACHING AND TRAINING

 

Position: School Administrator, Boroko Primary School

Location: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Special Requirements: administrative skills required. Background in education is not necessary. Open for either officer or soldier service

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Superintendent for children’s home

Location: West Malaysia

Special Requirements: caring heart and commitment to children required. Ability to work with staff regarding the programs, teaching and budgeting. A couple could meet this need combined with corps officer need.

Urgency: immediate need

 

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: immediate need

 

Position: School Administrator/School Chaplain, Lae Primary School

Location: Papua New Guinea

Special Requirements: school teacher qualification and experience not necessary. The applicant just needs a good level of administration skills and experience. The school chaplain would benefit from having a passion for communicating the gospel and teachings of the kingdom of God to teachers and children.

Urgency: from July 2020

 

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

Urgency: immediate need

 

PROGRAM

 

Position: Secretary for Spiritual Development*

Location: Pakistan

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

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Assistant Secretary for Business Administration*

Location: Pakistan

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

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Assistant Secretary for Personnel*

Location: Pakistan

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

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Secretary for Program*

Location: Pakistan

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

Urgency: immediate need

 

*These four positions could be filled by two married officer couples.

 

Position: Superintendent for Children’s Home (West Malaysia)

Location: Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar

Special Requirements: prsons who have a caring heart and commitment and love for children (boys and girls, aged 4-18 years old, about 40 children currently due to renovations but overall capacity 100). Able to work with staff regarding the programs/teaching/budgeting, etc.

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Regional Leaders

Location: Poland

Special Requirements: mture officers with an ability to lead in an isolated environment.

Urgency: immediate need

 

Position: Divisional Leaders

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

Special Requirements: must be fluent in Spanish.

Urgency: normal

 

Position: Translation Specialist and Secretary – Office of the Territorial Commander and Chief Secretary

Location: Territorial Headquarters, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Special Requirements: must be fluent in both Spanish and English. Non-officer layperson

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