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Building Maintenance Coordinator


Anglican Diocese of Dunedin







The Southern Coastal Deanery is a mission and ministry partnership of the Anglican faith communities in Brighton, Green Island, Mornington and Saint Kilda in Dunedin, New Zealand. Their Outreach includes supporting our communities with a retreat space, affordable fruit and vegetable distribution service, children's after school programme, music & movement for pre-schoolers and connection and companionship opportunities.

The Building Maintenance Co-ordinator role will support the Deanery Council as part of the team in maintaining their buildings to a safe standard, providing warm welcoming spaces in which to worship and provide community support programmes.

As the Building Maintenance Co-ordinator you will:

  • Work with the Regional Dean and church wardens to identify issues as they arise
  • Contact tradespeople to obtain quotes for work required
  • Liaise with Regional Dean and church wardens to make decisions on acceptance of quotes
  • Meet tradespeople on site to provide access and explain work required
  • Identify any planned maintenance required

The Building Maintenance Co-ordinator will work autonomously, liaising with Deanery Council members as required to deal with building maintenance issues as they arise and identifying any ongoing maintenance issues.

What's in it for Volunteers?

  • As an important member of the Deanery team you will gain satisfaction from supporting the community outreach in a practical way
  • Reimbursement for travel costs may be provided
  • The SCD will benefit from having an expert on the team to co-ordinate and advise on maintenance matters across their four sites
    (This will allow the Regional Dean to concentrate on pastoral care and community support)


To excel in and enjoy this role you will need:

  • A basic knowledge and experience of building
  • Full Driver’s licence and your own transport
  • To be flexible to enable response to issues as they arise
  • To be a team player who enjoys working with people

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

  • This is a very flexible role, responding to maintenance issues as and when they arise
  • Typically the time commitment required would be 1-2 hours per week

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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