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Community Partnership Advisor

Sport Wellington is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and capable person to join our Community Sport team as the Community Partnerships Advisor.

Working with partner organisations, the Community Sport team aims to increase meaningful experiences for those involved in sport and active recreation, and to strengthen the broader sport system. Through coaching, supporting the development of organisational and system wide leadership, we work across four key portfolios; community engagement, athlete development, organisational capability, and young people.

As the Community Partnership Advisor, you will develop, facilitate and support partnerships using a community led approach which impacts volunteers and community partner organisations in the greater Wellington Region. You will engage communities, particularly low participation communities, and other key partners, in sport and active recreation to understand participant needs and grow the capability to deliver on those needs.


Applications close Tuesday 9 July at 5 PM. 

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Young People Advisor (0-7 Years)- Maternity Cover

With a focus on projects that engage young people aged 0-7 years old, understanding their specific needs and enabling quality experiences, this role assists and supports the Young People Lead (10-24 yrs) and works closely with the Young People Advisor (5-12 yrs) in our Young People portfolio.

Strengthening the capability, capacity and performance of partner organisations in the delivery of programmes that align to the principles of the ‘people development’ framework (i.e. coach, athlete, official, competition). 

Applications close Wednesday, 26 June by 5 PM. 


Onslow College

Onslow College - Director of Sport

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 24 May 2019.

Onslow College is seeking a dynamic person with experience in sports administrator to lead and manage a team at the school.

The key objectives of the role are to coordinate sporting activities and enhance the delivery of sport programmes at the school and the people who participate in them.

Experience in sports administration and developing relationships with community personnel and groups is essential.  Successful applicants will have strong administrative skills and be able to build rapport with a variety of people quickly.

Find out more about the position.


Netball Central

NetballSmart Development Officer

Netball Central are seeking a NetballSmart Development Officer (NSDO) to join their team and be responsible for leading the delivery of Netball New Zealand’s NetballSmart Strategy in the Central Zone with a focus on decreasing serious injuries in Netball participants, through the provision of programmes and initiatives that;

  • Prevent injury and enhance performance
  • Improve player welfare
  • Increase awareness and engagement with the NetballSmart philosophy and programmes

The successful applicant will have a background in Physiotherapy, Sports Science and/or Strength and Conditioning with knowledge of injury prevention strategies in Sport. Netball knowledge and some experience in delivery of workshops is also required.

To apply for the role, please forward your covering letter and CV to Stuart Savage at:

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Women's Rugby Development Officer

This will require you to facilitate opportunities for females in all forms of the game including 15 a-side and Sevens, as well as alternative formats such as Rippa Rugby, Quick Rip and Tens.

If you have a can-do attitude, are highly motivated with energy to burn, then this could be the job for you. If you are equally comfortable in the playground as well as with Heads of Sport.

To apply for this once in a lifetime role send your CV and covering letter to Will Caccia-Birch immediately, P O Box 7201, Wellington South 6242 or email