National Director - Scripture Union New Zealand

SUNZ (Scripture Union New Zealand) is inviting Expressions of Interest for the role of National Director. SUNZ is a non-profit organisation and has been supporting Christian ministry in New Zealand for more than 80 years. As the National Director you will:

  • Bring your expertise in strategy implementation to a ministry contributing to programmes for primary and secondary age children in churches, and camps.
  • Use your outstanding relationship and staff management skills to lead a committed team influencing young people and training leaders.
  • Get involved in key partnership projects, raising the profile of SUNZ and impacting our nation.

What you need to know about the Scripture Union mission.

Our mission statement is: “We work with churches to create opportunities for children and young people to discover and follow Jesus, grow as leaders and influence our world.”

We run camps, train and mentor leaders, promote Bible reading and develop and run programmes for use in churches. We also contribute to theological and social discussions/projects with key partners.  SUNZ is largely a volunteer organisation supported by around 27 staff.

SUNZ is part of the Scripture Union International community, working together to make God's good news known to children, young people and their families. Scripture Union International has been operating for 150 years in over 130 countries.

This is a permanent role operating in a full time capacity and will be based at our National Support office in Wellington, or potentially in Auckland. You will need to be eligible to work in NZ, and have demonstrated connection to SUNZ and/or Christian ministry in New Zealand. There will be some travel around NZ and potentially some international travel.

For more information please contact Neil Walbran (Board Chair). Please click here for the job descriptions.

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