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Administrative Coordinator - Transitional Housing

  • Entry level role to provide administrative leadership to a national programme
  • Part of an energetic, innovative and collaborative national team
  • Work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders
  • Make a difference to the housing crisis in Aotearoa
  • Full-time - 37.5 hours per week

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005. The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer. The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About the Transitional Housing team

The Salvation Army Transitional Housing team is working with the government to provide safe, dry and warm houses for people experiencing homelessness or finding themselves without a place to stay. We have over 750 houses nationwide which are used to provide whānau and individuals a place to live, while we work with them to find solutions to better their situation and find permanent housing.

About the role

The Administrative Coordinator is a new entry level role that will provide administrative support to the Transitional Housing team. This includes providing assistance to the Team Leader for Transitional Housing, TH administration support, information and communications management. Join the team and make this role your own. A central Wellington location and The Salvation Army is committed to growth and development; training provided as required.

Key tasks include the following:

  • Assistance to Transitional Team Leader
  • Information and communication management to transitional housing
  • TH administration coordination
  • Property and financial support

Person specification:

  • Able to remain positive and friendly with multiple demands
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computing skills with proven experience using Microsoft software, SMS and databases
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective professional relations with all stakeholders and suppliers


For the safety and wellbeing of our current staff, The Salvation Army requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated.

If this sounds like you and you would like to join a group of hard-working professionals who have a commitment to supporting whānau and making a difference, then please apply.


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details), Covid Record and completed application form to:

Applications close on Monday, 28 March 2022.

Application form can be downloaded from:

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/police check (where applicable).

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society - all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.