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The work of MAF globally is made possible, not only by pilots and aviation engineers, but a diverse team of support staff who keep the planes flying. Staff vacancies could include a variety of roles in areas like IT, administration, project management, marketing, human resourcing, school teaching and more. Find out more about how you can use your skills to be a part of the global MAF team.

View our current vacancies below. If you would like to apply for one of these roles, please contact us using this form.

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Country Directors | PNG, South Sudan and Liberia

MAF is looking for strategic and driven Country Directors to help spearhead our mission to share the love of Jesus Christ by providing humanitarian aviation and related technology to transform individuals and move them towards the fulfilment of basic needs and spiritual transformation. As the Country Director, your role is to direct MAF's strategy in your location and successfully navigate a significantly diverse, impactful, and changing environment.  You will need to work with local partners, regulatory authorities, and country officials to achieve the programme strategies and goals. As the leader of a multinational and intercultural team, you will be instrumental as you inspire and enable your team to achieve our strategic plans and vision. The ideal start for these roles is as soon as possible.

To learn more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

Regional Director, Asia Pacific | Cairns

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to play a pivotal role in leading and directing Mission Aviation Fellowship International (MAFI) operations as the Regional Director for the Asia Pacific region. 

As the Regional Director Asia Pacific for MAFI, you will play a crucial role in our mission to reach the isolated communities of the Asia Pacific with the love of Christ. You will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to our programmes in the region, ensuring that we are effectively meeting the needs of the people we have been called to serve.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

If you have a passion for serving others and sharing the love of Christ this is a meaningful and challenging leadership opportunity. We invite you to join the MAFI team as the Regional Director for Asia Pacific. Apply now and be a part of bringing hope and transformation to some of the most remote and isolated communities in the world


  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field

  • Aptitude in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning

  • Ability to work within a values-driven framework, particularly when resolving conflicting priorities

  • Extensive leadership and general management experience at a senior level within a charity/NGO context

  • Strong strategic planning and organisational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team-building abilities

  • Commitment to MAFI's evangelical Christian beliefs and values

  • Familiarity with the Asia Pacific region and its cultural dynamics

  • Experience in working effectively in a cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment

  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours as required


  • Lean Management

  • Agile Management

  • Development orientated

  • Missiology training preferred

To find out more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

Finance Manager | Various Locations

Are you interested in a Finance Manager position in a Christian mission organisation that aims to bring hope, help and healing to isolated areas across the world?  We are flexible on location, therefore this role could be based in any one of our programmes.

As a Finance Manager at MAF your role will be to monitor and protect the financial and legal health of the programme where you are based.  You will be responsible for preparing the programmes annual budget based on strategic plans, providing financial information to the county director and other departments, as well as producing financial monthly accounts with forecasts to the end of the year. You will also be responsible for ensuring the accounting system and internal controls comply with the MAFI finance manual.

You will supervise the programme’s finance staff in all their duties as well as providing clear and regular feedback, training, development and mentoring to the finance staff. Additionally, you may be required to consult with lawyers, accountants, and other advisories to fulfil the requirements of the regulatory authorities of your programme. Therefore, as part of this role excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team are essential.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience in leadership, has initiative and possesses critical thinking skills with the ability to look beyond one perspective.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or equivalent)

  • Experience in managing a finance team

  • Experience in managing relationships with auditors, bankers, and lawyers

  • Experience in accounting systems and internal control procedures

  • Experience in preparing budgets and accounts

  • The ability to research and assimilate laws and regulations and evaluate their impact


  • Cross cultural experience

  • Knowledge of reporting requirements of the UK

Person Qualities

  • Committed and mature evangelical Christian

  • Able to demonstrate an understanding and acceptance of the Statement of Faith and willing to pro-actively take part in MAF events and meetings

  • Able to describe these beliefs and values to others, to represent MAF as a Christian mission organisation

To learn more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

School Teachers | PNG

Vital to the work of MAF and other mission organisations on the field, is the education and preparation of the next generation. 

Numonohi Christian Academy, Highland Christian Grammar School and Ukarumpa International School, have a critical need for primary and secondary school teachers. Teachers in these schools nurture the growing faith of students whose parents, both local and international, have committed themselves to the unreached peoples of Papua New Guinea.

We welcome all enquiries for 2024 - 2025. The greatest needs for next school year are high school science or math teachers, as well as foreign language teachers (such as German, Spanish and French) and elementary teachers.

These roles offer the opportunity not only for classroom teaching with bright and dedicated students but also for curriculum development and lesson planning with Biblical integration.  Teachers also have the opportunity to live in vibrant communities with their fellow teaching staff and the wider community while building authentic and meaningful relationships with students as they grow and learn together.

Adhering to the pre-existing curriculum, management of classroom and student discipline will be expected, as well as attendance at staff team meetings and professional educational activities. There are also many opportunities to be involved in coaching, small group bible studies, music, drama and much more. Teaching is one facet of the discipleship process.

For further information on vacancies at each school, please click on the links below:

Numonohi Christian Academy

Ukarumpa International School

Highlands Christian Grammar School

Maintenance Operations Supervisor | Mareeba or Arnhem Land

We are looking for two Maintenance Operations Supervisor's (MOS) to join our team; one in Mareeba, the other in Arnhem Land.  You will be part of the Technical Operations team and responsible for leading and managing aircraft maintenance staff, local facilities, and equipment to maximise availability of assets for mission by ensuring effective and efficient maintenance practices in accordance with organisational and regulatory procedures.

To learn more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

Residential Housing Managers | PNG

MAF is seeking a dedicated and experienced Residential House Manager/s to join the team managing a boarding-type home located at Ukarumpa. This is a vital role for our Program as you will be providing interim parental care for children between the ages of 12 to 17 years whose parents work in various locations serving in PNG.

The Residential House Manager/s will be responsible for ensuring a safe, clean, and enjoyable living environment for our student boarders who call the residential house, their home. This role requires excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as a passion for serving and caring for young people.

Check out this video to see the hostel, hear from our current Hostel Manager, Kiwi's Leigh & Inneke, and meet some of the children who live there.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing a safe and supportive environment.

  • Seeking to care for each child by monitoring welfare, safeguarding, and any other relevant tasks.

  • Driving children to and from evening and other activities as needed.

  • Providing advice, encouragement and emotional support to children of various ages and nationalities facing the adjustments of cross-cultural situations and living away from parents.

  • Organising the day-to-day activities involved in operating and maintaining the home, ensuring smooth operation and that the house is in good clean condition meeting the safety standards.

  • Ensuring students maintain their living space in a tidy and clean state at all times and complete assigned responsibilities in shared living spaces (including common rooms, bathrooms, toilets and kitchen).

  • Ensuring high standards of safeguarding practices are practiced and that students are treated with dignity and respect.

  • Monitoring student welfare and behaviour and responding to concerns of parents/guardians, keeping them regularly informed about matters (including positive behaviour and achievements) affecting the welfare of their child(ren).

  • Creating menus and obtaining food supplies using the most efficient source with limited resources and minimizing waste.

  • Preparing and providing three meals a day plus snacks.
    Managing, directing and working alongside national staff in-house.

  • Evaluating and reporting any maintenance needs and ensuring that the home is kept in good condition.

  • Supervising and supporting regular homework and study activities.

  • Assisting with the delivery of a regular program of weekend and night activities to enrich the personal, social and cultural development of students.

  • Attending meetings, discussions and other activities concerning the students as required.

    To learn more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

Head of Maintenance | Australia

We are looking for a Head of Maintenance to join our Australian Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO), which covers our operations in Mareeba, Arnhem Land, and Timor Leste. 

 As a highly experienced and knowledgeable professional, you will be responsible for overseeing all maintenance activities and ensuring the safety and airworthiness of our fleet. Additionally, you will provide technical guidance and mentorship for the maintenance team.

As the Head of Maintenance, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the AMO (Australian Aircraft Maintenance Organisation) team, facilities, equipment, and stores to maximise the availability and reliability of our aircraft

  • Ensuring compliance with organisational and regulatory procedures and standards

  • Developing and implementing strategic and tactical plans and budgets for the AMO

  • Fostering a generative safety culture and a customer-centric approach within the AMO

  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to the maintenance staff

  • Engaging with the wider aviation industry to keep up with best practices and innovations

  • Resourcing maintenance activity across all AMO locations in coordination with the Maintenance Planner and Maintenance Operations Supervisors

  • Leading workload review and planning to ensure sufficient personnel availability and deployment for maintenance tasks

  • Supporting the Technical Operations goal to maximise the availability of aircraft for missions.


MAF Technologies Technical Services Manager | PNG

MAF Technologies, previously known in PNG as Christian Radio Missionary Fellowship (CRMF), has been serving the isolated communities of PNG since 1956. MAF Technologies exists to provide technical solutions that help advance the gospel and connect people to the vital services that are needed. They use services such as radio communication, computing, solar lighting and digital audio Bibles. Technology in PNG is advancing rapidly, and MAF Technologies is here to help.  We have a great opportunity for a Technical Services Manager to join our MAF Technologies team in PNG to oversee the technical proficiency of MAF Technologies, its services, staff and facilities.  We are looking for a mature, even-tempered team member who can develop and maintain good relationships with staff and clients. We expect that you will have organised, responsible work habits, able to meet deadlines and work under pressure when needed. You must also be physically fit and able to travel to remote locations as required.


Deputy Country Director and Quality, Safety & Security Manager | Chad

Would you like to be instrumental in helping MAF to achieve our vision? Can you inspire a team? Work with local partners, regulatory authorities and Country officials to achieve the programme goals? Are you someone who can ensure all operational activities in the Programme are carried out to a high standard? 

MAF International are seeking a dynamic individual who has excellent relationship-building and communications skills.


You will be required to deputise for the Country Director (CD) when they are absence and to represent the CD at key meetings as necessary. You will lead or assist with projects or other work as directed by the CD. The role requires the individual to be verstile and adapt at handling many tasks at the same time whilst keeping a calm attitude and making clear decisions when needed.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Aptitude in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning

  • Spoken and written language skills in French at B1 level

  • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Management experience of a function or teams

  • Excellent relationship building and communications skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • University graduate or equivalent experience

  • Experience of living and working in a developing country

  • Experience of working in aviation or related field

  • Ability to communicate clearly across cultural boundaries

To learn more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

Head of Quality and Safety - Technical Operations | Uganda

The Head of Quality and Safety of Technical Operations will maintain the quality assurance programme and the safety management system in the MAF Uganda AMO. The role requires the overseeing and running of an effective Quality Management System, ensuring that MAF Uganda AMO remains in compliance with applicable UCAA and MAF requirements whilst promoting a Quality Culture and maintaining Just Culture processes within the Technical Operations department.

The successful candidate will develop and execute an annual quality plan, including an audit schedule, carry out an annual QMS review process in accordance with the quality manual, including the identification and highlighting quality, safety, security and reliability trends within technical and base operations and ensure these are relayed to the relevant operations team in a timely manner. The role requires engagement in the maintenance department leadership team, advising and providing independent reports to the Accountable Manager and MAF senior management on issues pertaining to Quality and Safety, including detailed analysis of quality and safety reports and trend analysis. 

To learn more and apply, please express your interest by filling out the form at the top of this page.

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