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Porirua College- Sports Co-ordinator

 

Starting end of January 2020; 32.5 hours per week; term time only

Applicants are required to possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • A sound knowledge of the sport and recreation industry
  • A strong ability to create community networks
  • An ability to motivate and have empathy with volunteers
  • A passion for developing quality opportunities for community sport
  • A high level of leadership and motivation

A job description can be found on www.poriruacollege.school.nz/vacancies

Apply with a covering letter and CV with 3 referees that can be contacted to: Sandy Wooldridge, swooldridge@pen.net.nz

Applications close Friday 22nd November at 3.00pm.

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Healthy Active Learning Advisors x4 FTE

Sport Wellington is a charitable Regional Sports Trust (RST) with a vision for everyone in the greater Wellington region to have a life-long involvement in sport and active recreation.  Sport Wellington’s purpose is to lead the Wellington region’s sport and active recreation community to enable people to be more physically active. 

Healthy Active Learning is a collaborative joint agency wellbeing initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education. Healthy Active Learning supports schools and kura across Aotearoa to improve the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi through healthy eating and drinking, and quality physical activity 

Sport Wellington has been selected as one of six RSTs to roll-out the regional workforce element of phase one of Healthy Active LearningWith a focus on enhancing the physical activity experiences of young people in selected primary and intermediate schools and kura in the Wellington region. 

Sport Wellington is seeking four Healthy Active Learning Advisors with a track record of leading and empowering others in a school setting, as well as energy and enthusiasm, to join our team. 

ThAdvisors are responsible for supporting identified school leaders and teachers to better plan and implement the Health and Physical Education and Hauora curriculum, identify and develop opportunities for quality physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), and advise on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments through supporting the adoption and implementation of healthy food and water-only policies. 

These are full-time fixed term roles (through to 31 December 2021 with the potential for extension), with a home base at our Thorndon Quay office but involving travel across the region. There may also occasionally be work with the community outside of normal working hours. 

The main accountabilities of this role include: 

  • Develop and nurture regional and local partnerships, particularly relationships with schools and kura 
  • Engage and work with the Boards of Trustees, principals and senior leadership teams of the selected schools and kura to connect Healthy Active Learning to schools’ values, achievement challenges and strategic educational outcomes 
  • Support schools to identify how to enhance and support school, teachers’ and students’ wellbeing through physical activity  
  • Work with the school and kura communities (staff, students and parents/caregivers) to encourage, support and enable healthy eating and water-only (or plain milk) policies and environments 

As an Advisor you will have: 

  • Experience in leading change in a school setting and influencing at different levels (Boards of Trustees, management, teachers, parents)   
  • Knowledge of the systems, structures and operating models that underpin the education, sport, active recreation and play sectors across Aotearoa 
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of effective pedagogical strategies, in particular, culturally responsive and active pedagogies 

The candidate will need a full, clean driver’s license. 

Sport Wellington prides itself on having a fun and flexible workplace which encourages a collaborative working environment. We work by affecting change in the wider environment across the Wellington region and are looking for someone to help us achieve this in a professional and innovative manner alongside the rest of our team. 

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application.  

Applications close: Midday Friday 15th November 2019 and can be submitted to info@sportwellington.org.nz

 

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Sport Tasman- Advisor- Community Sport

Are you passionate about helping young people become More Active More Often? We are seeking an energetic, fresh thinking and well organised individual to deliver our new ACTIV8 programme.


Based at the Sports House, Nelson, this is a 3 yr fixed term part time (32 hours per week) position.


The aim of the role is to coordinate and deliver active recreation opportunities to, primarily, young women in the Nelson community, to increase their activity levels and provide quality experiences which enhance their health and well-being.


The ideal candidate will have excellent time management and communication skills, event and programme development experience and a passion for active recreation. They need to be a real self-starter and have an eye for detail. A qualification in a related field would be desirable.


Application form and position description available from: www.sporttasman.org.nz


Applications to be received by 12pm Wednesday November 13th 2019 addressed to:
Sport Tasman
Advisor – Community Sport (ACTIV8)
PO Box 3197
Richmond, NELSON 7050
Or email to: admin@sporttasman.org.nz

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Netball Central- Coach Relations

We have two new exciting part time opportunities to work really closely in the coach development space, 20 hours a week.

The purpose of the Coach Relations role is to develop and implement the Zone’s strategic and operational plan specific to building capacity amongst our Zone.

Do you have the passion to create a culture of coaching excellence in clubs, schools and Centres through the provision of high quality coach development opportunities? 

We have two part time positions, one based in Wellington liaising with six netball centre’s and one based Manawatu / Northern part of our zone liaising with seven netball centre’s, both job descriptions are attached and we welcome job applicants that meet the criteria, so please send your Cover Letter and C.V to the Community Manager CommunityNetball@netballcentral.co.nz as per the job description.

Applications close Friday 6th November.

 

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St Catherine's College- Sports Coordinator

We are seeking a motived person with a passion for engaging teenage girls in physical activity whilst also striving for excellence.  This is a permanent position for 20 hours per week (term time only) commencing 27 January 2020.

 

Good communication and organisation skills, IT skills and basic financial skills are important.  Support of the Special Character of the College is essential.

 

For further information and a job description please contact Chris Perry, PA to Principal on 939-8988.

 

Please forward covering letter, addressed to Steve Bryan, Principal, including the names of two referees to Chris Perry email chris.perry@scc.school.nz.

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Badminton Hutt Valley- Shuttletime Officer

Badminton Hutt Valley is recruiting a Shuttletime Officer to work in schools and the community delivering badminton sessions. This is a fixed term part-time position (20 hours/week from 20 January 2020) and is based at Badminton Hutt Valley’s hall in Vogel Street, Naenae, however travel will be required for work across the Hutt Valley.

The Shuttletime Officer will work with our Development Officer to deliver Hutt Valley Badminton school programs (WBF Shuttletime) and other community events.

Badminton Hutt Valley is seeking a person that has previous experience in working with children in sport, and has a good level of oral and written skills and fitness.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 4 November 2019.

To apply please email your CV and Cover Letter to 'sangracie77@gmail.com' or by phoning 027 249 1195 for the job description or more information.

 

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Wellington Rowing Club- Operations Manager

Wellington Rowing Club is the largest rowing club in the Wellington Region with approximately 250 active and university members. Its development program has produced many RPC and New Zealand representatives over the years.

Over recent years the WRC has performed to distinction, winning the Rowing New Zealand, Rowing Club of the Year in 2015/16 and being a finalist for the past two years in the Sport Wellington sports club of the year category.

Based on the waterfront bordering Whairepo Lagoon in central Wellington, the Club offers excellent training facilities with a full boatshed, erg training room and function centre. WRC also has a base at the Northern end of the harbour as part of the Wellington Rowing Associations shed in Petone.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

The role of WRC Operations Manager is a new role that has the capacity to touch on many aspects of WRC operations. Primarily the role is to assist the Club Captain.

This role reports to the Club Captain and is supported/supports the WRC Board/Committee which meets monthly throughout the year. The current committee brings an excellent range of skills to the table and has a genuine passion for the sport and the Club.

We are looking for someone who has a strong sporting and sports administration background. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. Social Media/Website experience is advantageous.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION

• Directly reports to the Club Captain/Vice Captain

ROLE

• Assist the Club captain/Vice Captain to; Coordinate the volunteer group for WRC;  Coordinate club/schools/university/masters’ training schedule, camps, regatta logistics, away weekends, plant usage; Coordinate scheduled coaches meeting dates, bookings with Wharewaka and refreshments; Maintain a WRC wide communication list/emails/cell numbers; Attend monthly WRC club meetings; Administer/clerical duties for CC/VC


• Update WRC information / bulletin board downstairs (upcoming events/committee/officers etc)


• Assist the safety officer to ensure compliance with coach boat courses and membership requirements.

• Liaise with WRC cleaners/ maintenance sub-contractors / CC as & where asked/needed by CC/committee or CC/VC as time permits

• Assist Maintenance team as/where needed

• Assist the grants officer with fundraising applications

• Assist the communications officer with the WRC newsletter

• Update/maintain the WRC asset list for insurance purposes with Treasurer

• Assist the committee as/where needed


REMUNERATION


Remuneration is negotiable for the person with the right skills and experience. The current nominal rate is $25+Gst per hour.
The role is part time and of higher intensity for the Summer season of rowing (1 Oct – 30 March) and a lower commitment over the Winter (1 April – 30 Sept). We expect 15 hours per week for the Summer months and 10 hours per week over the Winter. As this is a new role, we will reconsider the working hours at the end of the first 6 month period.
There is flexibility to work from home, with a car park available when required at the Clubrooms.

The successful applicant would need to be self-employed and manage their own tax/GST/ACC/insurance and Kiwisaver requirements. Leave is by mutual agreement between the applicant and the Club Captain.

The job is based in Wellington. Unfortunately we will not be able to offer relocation.

Please reply in the first instance to secretarywellingtonrc@gmail.com Applications close on Saturday 19th October.

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Wellington High School- Sports Coordinator

Wellington High School is a coeducational, non-uniform secondary school in Wellington City with a roll of 1,300. We work collaboratively and inclusively to inspire our community of active, connected and free-thinking learners. At our core is WERO: Whanau, Excellence, Respect and Ora.

 For 2020 we are looking for a Sports Coordinator to join our school. The Sports Coordinator has a key role in providing administrative support for the school’s sports and activities programme. To be successful in this role, you will be someone with excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills who enjoys working with a wide range of stakeholders.

 

This is a term-time only, full-time, permanent position.

 For a full job description, or further information email  admin@whs.school.nz.

 To apply, submit a covering letter with your CV and details of two referees to admin@whs.school.nz.

 Deadline for applications: 4pm, Friday 11 October 2019.

 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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dsport- Board Member

dsport (previously known as Parafed Wellington) is a charity managed by a board of elected volunteers.

Our vision is for Wellington to be a diverse and inclusive region.

dsport is underpinned by the principles of inspire, enable, achieve.

We inspire disabled people to believe in themselves.  To aspire to being involved in sport and active recreation.  To dream.

We enable disabled people to get into sport and active recreation.  We don’t believe in can’t.  Rather how can we.  How can we make this fun and make this work?   We persevere and we build strength collectively.

But more importantly, our members achieve.  They overcome adversity, find work-arounds and creative solutions to achieve.  For some, they will achieve their ultimate dream.  For others we will start them on their path.  For all of them, we will be there supporting them through their journey.

We are a membership organisation and are recognised by Paralympics New Zealand, NZ Artificial Limb Service, Halberg Foundation and Sport Wellington as a lead provider of sport and active recreation to physically disabled people.

We are looking to co-opt up to two (2) board members to enhance our board. 

Co-opted board member term is up to two (2) years.

 

Applications can be submitted to info@dsport.nz . This position closes on 30 September.

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Volunteer Service Abroad- 12 Month Sports Development Advisor, Kiribati

Play a key role in education and raising awareness of the long-term health benefits of active participation in sport in this 12-month Sports Development assignment in Tarawa, Kiribati. Apply online here or email volunteer@vsa.org.nz for further info.

 

VSA volunteers receive a living allowance, accommodation and insurance. Medical costs and travel arrangements are all organised and funded by VSA.

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WAFL- Various Positions

Wellington Australian Rules Football is looking to fill several vacancies in the Wellington Women's AFL Team, the North City Demons FC, and the Hutt Valley Eagles FC.