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Transitional Housing Property Coordinator

  • Join a passionate, professional team to make a positive difference in Aotearoa
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to deliver safe, warm and dry housing for whanau
  • Be part of the solution to move whanau into long term homes

Mō te kaupapa - About The Salvation Army Transitional Housing

Our transitional housing programmes provide safe short-term accommodation for whānau in need of long-term accommodation. While in the service whānau are supported by skilled professionals to address their immediate needs, provide wrap around support and look at opportunities available to them.

Mō te tūranga - About the role

The role of the Transitional Housing Property Coordinator position is to:

  • advance the mission of The Salvation Army
  • effectively provide property services for the transitional houses and occupants of the properties.
  • support procurement and retention of properties for transitional housing
  • provide practical support and coordination for occupants entering and transitioning out of the transitional housing properties
  • ensure houses are clean, well maintained and provide a welcoming environment for occupants.

Key relationships will be with Community Ministries Manager, Social Workers, Landlords, local contractors and the wider team at Salvation Army Kapiti Corps and Community Ministries.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - What will your responsibilities be:

  • Occupant support
  • Ensure houses are well maintained, providing a welcoming environment for occupants
  • Provide oversight of rent payments
  • Supporting property procurement and lease retention
  • Committed to upholding and supporting The Salvation Army mission and Christian values
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety guidelines and policies

Our ideal candidate will:

  • have excellent people skills- able to connect with a variety of people and work well in a team environment
  • have some experience in property or tenancy coordination preferred
  • have experience in working within a social service or caring profession
  • be highly organised with excellent administration skills
  • be solution focused - good problem solver
  • have the ability to be highly flexible, adaptable, and able to work under pressure
  • have a commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • have a clean full driver's licence
  • have excellent communication and listening skills
  • be committed to the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Our offer to you:

  • Two Salvation Army additional leave days and long service leave
  • Discounted Medical Insurance with Southern Cross
  • TSA discount card for discount with various retailors such as Beaurepairs, Noel Leeming, Placemakers and Torpedo7
  • Free confidential counselling services to support your wellbeing
  • Subsidised flu vaccinations

Candidates should be adaptable, energetic, self-motivated and committed to our mission of 'caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society'.

Hour of work

Permanent 40 hours per week 8:30am to 5:00pm.

The starting salary

$52,000 to $56,000

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 5534TP

Please review the position description by copying and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/781436_JobDesc.pdf


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.