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:


Ministry Support Roles:

Senior Youth Worker
(Part-time position, hours negotiable 20-30 hrs per week)

Sumner Redcliffs Anglican Church is a fun and thriving community based in the seaside suburb of Sumner. We are looking for an experienced Senior Youth Worker to join our staff team and church community, who can continue to build on and develop the solid culture and foundations of our current youth ministry.

Are you excited about building relationships with young people and sharing the love of Jesus? Are you an encouraging and approachable leader? Then this may be the position for you.

Our Senior Youth Worker position is an exciting role where you will have the freedom to use your skills and passions to connect with our large community of young people. You will have a team of experienced volunteers to work alongside you, as well as an established staff team to provide you with the support you need.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a strong relationship with Jesus and lives out a Christian faith in everyday life
  • Has proven experience working with a large group of young people
  • Has leadership skills and experience supervising, training and encouraging our young adult leaders
  • Can demonstrate sound biblical knowledge and can clearly and inspiringly teach the Bible to others
  • Is fun, enthusiastic and ready to get stuck in and give things a go

If you think this sounds like you, and you are excited about joining a vibrant and growing community of like-minded people, we would love to hear from you.  To request a copy of the role description, or to submit your CV and covering letter (including at least three relevant references), contact .

To learn more about who we are as a church community, have a look at our website and social media.