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7 Jun 2018

Full-Time Receptionist/Office Assistant

The Salvation Army –  Porirua, Wellington

Job Description

•Want to make a difference?
•Fabulous about making people feel welcome and worthy?
•A special mix of hospitality and efficiency
•Be the person who becomes the face of this service as the first point of contact
•Be the person who conveys manaakitanga to all people connecting with our service (in person and via email, text and phone)
•Be the person who ensures the smooth running of the centre
•Become the heart and hub of our centre as an amazing organiser and record-keeper

Our team is committed to providing a professional service and care to our community. We require a Receptionist/Office Assistant to be the ‘face’ of The Salvation Army and to work with clients and families from our diverse community here in Porirua.

Purpose of the role

This position offers the opportunity to make a significant difference in our community and is integral to The Salvation Army Porirua in fulfilling its mission by providing hospitality and efficient administration.

Key tasks include:
•warmly greeting and engaging with everyone one comes through our doors
•handling all initial enquiries (in person, by phone) with warmth, compassion and professionalism
•undertaking administration tasks to ensure the smooth running of the centre.

This permanent position is for 37.5 hours per week.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:
•Able to provide a warm, welcoming presence on the front desk
•Has effective time management, administrative and office skills in order to prioritise multiple tasks, keep track of work in progress and meet deadlines
•Can relate to and empathise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds
•Able to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army
•Can work positively within a team
•Skilled in verbal and written communication
•Has respect for confidentiality and privacy
•Has initiative and self-motivation
•Trustworthy and reliable
•Advanced user of MS Office suite
•Full driver’s licence


To be appointed in this role, applicants must have NZ residency. This role includes working with vulnerable people, children and youth. A police check will be required as part of the application process.

An application form can be downloaded from:

To apply please send a covering letter, current CV and completed application form and email to Rosie Gallen, Community Ministries Manager, Porirua at [email protected]

For more information phone: 04 235 6266 and 021 532946.

Applications close 12:00pm Friday, 22 June 2018.

Job Expired June 22, 2018

Job Categories: Admin. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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