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Wellington Softball Association Appointed Committee Member

Wellington Softball Association Appointed Committee Member Openings

Position Description

Wellington Softball Association (WSA) is the regional body responsible for promoting, developing and fostering softball in the Wellington region. WSA also delivers the local competition and representative programmes, as well as hosting regional tournaments. The Wellington region, as set out by Softball NZ, extends from the Eastern/Southern Suburbs of Wellington to the Kapiti Coast. Softball is a small sporting code that has a long and proud history of punching above its weight. We are a small board that is looking to increase its capability for the good of the sport. We are looking for people who are forward-thinking and proactive. This is not a pure governance role and you need to be the type of person who is willing to take ownership of projects or head up sub-committees.

Ideal Applicant
Experience within governance and leadership positions- Strategic ability and stakeholder focus- Financial, commercial and business acumen- Commitment to a whole of softball approach- Expertise in marketing and promotions- Experience with sport development- Te Reo me ona Tikanga knowledge

Diversity
We particularly encourage applications from Tāngata Whenua, Pasifika, Younger members of the community, Individuals with a disability, The LGBTQ community.

Information required for you to apply

Please provide your CV and cover letter to manager@wellingtonsoftball.org.nz

Applications Due July 17th, 2024 @ 5pm. 

 

 

 

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Tennis Central Board Member Position

Tennis Central Region Inc. (TCR) invites applications from persons interested in becoming an appointed member of the organisation.  There is one (1) appointed position to be determined in 2024 – which will run for a term of three years commencing 31 December 2024.  The successful applicant is then entitled to seek appointed for a further term of three years thereafter.

TCR serves the region formerly comprised by seven district associations, namely Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapi Mana, Wairarapa, Manawatu, Wanganui and Taranaki, and has as its voting members those tennis clubs affiliated to Tennis New Zealand that are in the region.  Of those associations, Wellington, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa, Manawatu, Wanganui and Taranaki remain in existence (although the Wellington association is an asset holding organisation only, having been left in place as the owner of the Wellington Renouf Tennis Centre).

TCR’s Board and its officers are responsible for delivering national programmes from Tennis New Zealand, managing the sport of tennis throughout the Region and working with the other five regions and Tennis New Zealand to shape the delivery of tennis at all levels.  TCR works in close liaison and co-operation with the tennis associations of the region and the member clubs in Wellington and Kapi Mana.

Applicants should have general business or sports management experience and/or marketing, communications and IT skills, with any specific knowledge and experience in law and accountancy being welcome, although not essential.  They should be strategic thinkers with excellent personal communications skills and have the ability to listen to, understand and influence key stakeholders.  They need to have the time to commit to TCR.  Passion for sport is highly desirable, but applicants do not have to be active sport participants.

It is expected that Board members take an active role in leading portfolio areas that represent an area of expertise or interest.  The current portfolio areas, as defined by Board advisory groups, are:

  • Business Development
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Finance & Audit
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Sponsorship & Fundraising

Please see the TCR Board Member Position Description below for further information about the role.

Applicants are to include a completed Application Form (below), along with a brief letter of interest and a CV, all of which will be circulated to the Board Appointments Panel.

Nominations must be received no later than 11.59pm on Monday, 15th July 2024, preferably by email to tim@tenniscentral.co.nz.

For further details please contact the TCR chief executive officer, Tim Shannahan (email: tim@tenniscentral.co.nz; mobile: 021 126 3322)

Click here for the full job description

Click here for application form 

 

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Play Advocate - Porirua

Remember when the streetlights turned on, it was time to go home? Or, because it was sunny, you were told to go outside and play? Remember looking at a park, and seeing excitement and adventure? Well… We’re bringing those memories back, but need help. We are on an adventure to find someone who is passionate about promoting and championing play and creating vibrant communities along the way.

About the role

This new role will see you working across Porirua, championing the benefits of play, and developing a play strategy for council going forward. Supported by a nationwide programme and funded by Sport NZ, you’ll drive the implementation of this programme through partners in our community.

You will:

  • Develop and implement a Porirua Play Strategy
  • Influence council activities, design and support play activations
  • Influence the creation of play spaces across Porirua
  • Lead the action and monitoring of activities across council to create play outcomes for Porirua
  • Support projects and work programmes to enable play opportunities in our community
  • Work alongside the national network of play advocates to learning, grow and support each other

    About you

This role offers the opportunity to shape play in Porirua, and deliver meaningful change for our community.

You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have experience in play, health promotion or, community development
  • have strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • are enthusiastic about working collaboratively and in partnership with stakeholders
  • are naturally well organised with effective time management skills
  • are able to work to deadlines effectively
  • have strong written and verbal communication with experience in report writing.
  • Are persuasive, inquisitive, and have the ability to collaboratively challenge the status quo
  • have a high level of personal motivation and able to work on their own
  • have an understanding of how to engage with Māori and Pacific peoples and can do so with confidence.
  • Hold a current unrestricted driver’s licence.

    What you need to do now

Come and join our Strategic Partnerships team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Glenn Quintal on 04 910 5491 or glenn.quintal@poriruacity.govt.nz for more information.

Porirua City embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We actively encourage applications by people from all backgrounds and are a member of Diversity Works. If you have any support or access requirements during our recruitment process, please let us know when you apply, and we’ll do our best to get you sorted.

You will need to apply via our careers centre: www.poriruacity.govt.nz/careers.

Applications close on Thursday 25th July.

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Play and Physical Activity Coordinator - Porirua City Council

We want people to pick the ball up and run with it… Or kick it, play with it, pass it, walk with it, anything that gets them active, but we need your help. We are on an adventure to find someone who is passionate about enabling and delivering play and physical activity to and for communities.

About the role

This newly created role is all about making play and physical activity happen in our communities. You’ll be working with schools, sports groups, community groups, and local authorities to encourage tamariki, rangatahi, and whanau to get outside together and play and get active.

You will:

  • Develop and coordinate a plan that connect communities with play and ongoing physical activity opportunities across Porirua
  • Co-ordinate, facilitate and manage local efforts to address identified inactivity in Porirua
  • Collaborate with others to support the community provide quality play and physical activity initiatives and opportunities.
  • Prepare and submit proposals for projects and external funding to enable play and physical activity.


About you

This role offers a diverse range of daily activities and will keep you on your toes. Ideally, you’ll have experience encouraging tamariki and whanau to be active.

You’ll need to show us that you:

  • Tertiary qualification or experience working in sports and/or recreation industry
  • A passion for play, physical activity and fitness, fun, creative thinking supported by a high level of personal motivation and ability to work independently
  • Experience delivering events or project management/ coordination
  • Cultural awareness and understanding with ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • Proven planning and organisation skills and to meet deadlines
  • Are flexible with working hours as some work will be weekends and evenings
  • A full NZ driver’s license.

    What you need to do now

Come and join our Recreation team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Glenn Quintal on 04 910 5491 or glenn.quintal@poriruacity.govt.nz for more information.

Porirua City embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We actively encourage applications by people from all backgrounds and are a member of Diversity Works. If you have any support or access requirements during our recruitment process, please let us know when you apply, and we’ll do our best to get you sorted.

You will need to apply via our careers centre: www.poriruacity.govt.nz/careers.

Applications close on Thursday 25th July.

Click here to apply and more information 

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Listing a vacancy

If you have a sport and active recreation, health, or wellbeing focused vacancy in the greater Wellington region that you would like to advertise on this page, please email the relevant details to info@nukuora.org.nz 

Remember to include the close-off date for applications.

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Sports & Active Recreation Coordinator - Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

The Marsden Vision - Inspired for a purpose
Achieving this vision involves laying the foundation for lives of meaning, accomplishment and genuine happiness, which we believe is the ultimate goal of education. At Marsden, we develop confident, independent, creative, lifelong learners who are challenged to reach their academic and personal potential in a warm and supportive environment underpinned by Christian values.

Role Purpose
The key purpose of the Sports & Active Recreation Coordinator is to ensure the schools sports programmes and active recreation initiatives are operating effectively and efficiently whilst enhancing participation and providing equal opportunities for all students. To support the Director of Sport & Active Recreation in all aspects of the Sports Office, including the delivery of the Sports & Active Recreation Plan.

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