Working for the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch

We need clergy and lay leaders who have energy, vision and creativity for a new day dedicated to God’s great glory, in the name of Jesus the risen Saviour through the power of the Holy Spirit.

If you feel God is calling you to come and join the Diocese of Christchurch, we want to hear from you. What are your gifts and passions? What sort of spiritual disciplines keep you in touch with God? How do you best express your creativity? Finally, what can you offer a city and Diocese that is badly bruised yet populated by disciples deeply dedicated to the service and worship of Jesus our Lord who is ever ancient and ever new.

Below we list our present vacancies which include someone with a vision for leadership in the area of children and families ministries and a number of parishes. In the words of Jesus in the Gospel of John, “Come and see”.


How to apply

To inquire about one of the vacancies listed below please phone: 03 348 6701.

To apply for one of the vacancies listed below please send us your:

  • CV

And, if applicable:

  • a response to the relevant church profile (three page limit)
  • a statement about your personal approach to ministry

Applications can be sent to:


St Aidan’s Bryndwr 24/7 youth work opportunity

Love working with intermediates?   Passionate to see rangatahi grow to their full potential?

The 24-7 Youthwork Team at St Aidan’s Bryndwr has a faith-based youth work role working with intermediate-aged boys at Cobham Intermediate.  This role is for ten hours per week during school terms.

St Aidan’s is a vibrant church right in the heart of Bryndwr, Christchurch.   We have strong youth ministries and are committed to rangatahi, community development and transforming lives.

Our youth workers support young boys to grow to their potential and to find their place within their school and local community.

The role involves joining St Aidan’s and volunteering in our youth groups, working with the same group of rangatahi as you’ll be supporting at Cobham.  There are excellent training and development opportunities – you’ll find we’re really committed to the wellbeing of our team.

We’re looking for a youth worker who:

  • Has a passion for youth work
  • Has great leadership skills, and
  • Is keen to work in a team environment

Please apply by emailing your CV with a cover letter to Jacqui Stevenson at

Applications close 5pm on Friday 5th October