Location: Home/West Melton

Role: Permanent part-time 23 hours per week

Hope West Melton church is part of Hope Presbyterian group of churches located in Southwest of Christchurch NZ. The congregation averages 100 members including children. A significant portion is comprised of young families who reflect the demographics of West Melton.

Reporting to the site pastor, this pivotal role requires someone to have exceptional organizational skills with the ability to switch between tasks and think on their feet, a passion to serve young people and the local community. There is an opportunity for the right person to grow this role establishing greater responsibility utilising all their skills.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the site pastor and wider church community
  • Identifying with and upholding the Christian character of the church
  • Establishing and maintaining efficient and effective office management systems and


  • Providing effective communication and liaison between church members, various ministries
  • of the church and external community.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of all aspects of Health & Safety procedures within the church.
  • Reception and office duties.
  • Assist site pastor in managing pastoral calendar
  • Running yr.7-8 Sunday Morning program
  • Weekly visit of West Melton primary school to connect with teachers and kids.
  • Running yr.4-6 Friday After School play program.

To be successful for this role you must have the following:

Ability to take initiative and thrive on multitasking

  • Have a warmth of personality that engages across generation spectrum.
  • Be able to thrive under pressure and go the extra mile at pressure point times of the year
  • Be tech savvy with the ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Sense of wisdom and maturity
  • Able to mobilise and lead a team of volunteers
  • Be able to organise and engage with high energy youth

This is an opportunity for an individual who is highly efficient and personal, has demonstrated a service mentality through previous roles and can openly express their faith in a supportive environment.

For more information about the church: www.hopechurch.net.nz or call the office on 03 980 2296. Cover letter and CV to be sent to david.dally@hopechurch.net.nz