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Healthy Active Learning Advisor - Nuku Ora

Nuku Ora is a charitable trust, and our vision is for everyone to be active, healthy, and happy. We understand that access to physical activity is not equitable and are advocating for this to change so everyone in the region can access quality physical activities of their choice whether that is through play, active recreation, sport or active transport.  

Nuku Ora is seeking a Healthy Active Learning Advisor with a track record of leading and empowering others in a school setting to join our team. 

The Advisor is responsible for providing advice and support to key individuals such as principals, senior leadership teams and lead teachers to achieve the goals and vision they have for their tamariki to enable an active and healthy school culture. The Advisor will support school leaders to implement the Health and Physical Education and Hauora curriculum and develop opportunities for quality physical activity experiences for tamariki (in school and in the community), advising on how to establish healthy behaviours and environments. 

This is a full-time fixed term role (through to 31 December 2024 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: 

  • Provide expertise, support, guidance and motivation to Boards of Trustees, principals, and senior leadership teams which supports the outcomes of Healthy Active Learning aligned to school values, achievement challenges, and strategic educational outcomes.
  • Support schools and kura to create sustainable environments that promote healthy eating and inclusive and quality play, sport and physical activity.
  • Develop and nurture regional and local partnerships, particularly relationships with schools and kura.

The ideal person will have knowledge and understanding of the operating models in primary and intermediate schools and/or kura and the New Zealand curriculum, and an understanding of the sectors supporting physical activity. They will be passionate about making a difference, developing people, and committed to Nuku Ora’s purpose and direction. Nuku Ora is committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of, or demonstrated interest in learning, te reo Māori me ōna Tikanga will therefore be an advantage.

Nuku Ora prides itself on having a fun and flexible workplace which encourages collaboration.  We are big on employee development and offer varied and challenging work.  We love to celebrate the success of our staff, our teams and our organisation.  We also love connecting as a team over morning tea or a social activity.  We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer – we welcome applications from across communities. 

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application. A position description can be obtained on our website. Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@nukuora.org.nz

Applications close on Monday, 5 December. 

Victoria University of Wellington Vacancy

Recreation Advisor - Victoria University of Wellington

  • Do you have a tertiary qualification in Physical Education, Recreation or other related discipline?
  • Are you able to work on a rostered shift system?
  • Do you have demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About our university

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a full-time Recreation Advisor to join the University Recreation Wellington team on a permanent contract.

Catering to the needs of over 2,000 members per year the unique and diverse Recreation Advisor role ensures members of the Victoria University of Wellington community stay healthy, connected and active.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure recreation spaces are safe, welcoming and accessible for the University community
  • Develop and deliver University Recreations sales and engagement strategies, to promote our memberships, services and programmes
  • Ensure all customer service processes and back-office systems are efficient and effective, regularly reviewing and adjusting with technology and staff changes
  • Ensure core operational administration is completed with accuracy and professionalism. This includes daily banking, operational data, reporting and stock management
  • Develop and implement marketing and communication strategies to increase our brand awareness across all online communication and media

Ō pūmanawa - About you

Along with a proven ability to multi-task and communicate effectively, essentials to apply for the role include:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • The ability to work on a rostered shift system
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft 365 programmes

Additional desired skills/experience include:

  • Experience in a physical education or recreation environment
  • Current first aid certificate

We need someone who is organised, innovative and passionate about fitness and recreation. This is an ideal role for someone looking for diverse development opportunities and the chance to make a real difference to the lives of students.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

An exciting opportunity to work within a supportive and energetic environment. This role is perfect for a multi-skilled professional with recreation and administration experience who is looking to make a difference in a tertiary environment. Join our recreation team and help lead our community through the delivery of effective health, fitness and wellbeing services.

Role description

Contact details for vacancy

If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Emma Cropp, 04 463 6618, emma.cropp@vuw.ac.nz. But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application steps and information

Download and complete the university application form.

Then, please combine your cover letter, CV and the university application form into a single file (preferably in pdf format).

Click 'apply now'. Follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the university application form) using the 'CV/Resume' button.

If you have any issues uploading your application, please email the completed application form, cover letter and CV to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Applications close Friday, 9 December 2022.

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Nuku Ora Partnership Lead - Spaces and Places

Partnership Lead: Spaces and Places (Facilities)

  • Vibrant and Diverse Organisation
  • Active Recreation, Play and Sport Sector
  • Professional organisation working for enhanced community wellbeing

Want to make a positive difference for community wellbeing in the wider Wellington region?

Nuku Ora is the Regional Sports Trust for the greater Wellington region.  Our vision is for everyone in the region to be active, healthy, and happy. We understand that access to physical activity is not equitable and are advocating for this to change so everyone in the region can access quality physical activities of their choice whether that is through play, active recreation, sport or active transport. 

We are looking for a permanent, part time (30 hours per week) Partnership Lead focused on relationship and project management aligned to the Wellington Regional Spaces and Places (Facilities) Plan.   The ability to lead collaboratively, form action-oriented partnerships, balance competing needs of stakeholders, and manage projects to completion are critical to this role.

Key tasks of this role include:

  • Managing and enhancing appropriate stakeholder groups to support the implementation of the regional Spaces and Places plan
  • Facilitating and leading the implementation of the work programme and identified projects in the regional Spaces and Places plan
  • Advocating for the principles of the Regional Spaces and Plan, including good practice in universal design as it relates to equitable Spaces and Places access
  • Contributing to the development of the national network of regional facilities advisors
  • Providing regular updates on the progress of the plan to key partners and stakeholders
  • Working positively and constructively across the Nuku Ora Team.

Along with strong project and relationship management skills, a good understanding of the sector supporting physical activity is needed. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to analyse and present data to a variety of audiences.

Nuku Ora prides itself on having a fun and flexible workplace which encourages a collaborative working environment.  We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer – we welcome applications from diverse communities.

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

Applications close 5pm Friday 25th November.

A position description can be obtained on our website: www.nukuora.org.nz/vacancies/. Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@nukuora.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070.

View the 3-year Spaces & Places Implementation 

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Capital Football Vacancy – Federation Development Officer (Community Lead)

Capital Football are looking for a Federation Development Officer (Community Lead) to join the Capital Football team. This is one of two roles currently advertised in this space. The purpose of this role is to be part of the Federation Development team that implements the New Zealand Football Whole of Football Plan for the region covered by Capital Football.

The role entails working within a defined area and involves focussing on the development of structures, systems, and processes to support an improvement in the quality of standards across all areas of the game. A specific focus will include:

  • Leading the Capital Football delivery of the Junior and Youth Framework liaising with key stakeholders to provide a consistent, coordinated regional approach to the development of junior and youth players.

For a full job description please click here.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to Federation Development Manager, Steeve Sharpe via Steeve@capitalfootball.org.nz (by 5pm on Friday 25 November 2022).

Alternatively, the job advert can be found on the Capital Football website – https://www.capitalfootball.org.nz/newsarticle/121661?newsfeedId=1331748

Softball Association Vacancy

Wellington Softball Association – Operations Manager Vacancy

About us

Wellington Softball Association (WSA), established in 1937, is a regional sports body based at Hataitai Park.  WSA incorporates softball clubs within Wellington City, Porirua City and the Kapiti Coast District south of the Otaki River

The primary purposes of WSA is to promote, develop and coordinate competitions for all softball within our region; and to support and assist our Members to deliver Softball.  

About the role

We are seeking an Operations Manager who can manage the smooth running of the club competitions, tournaments, representative programmes and development programmes to ensure that the best possible experience is delivered to our membership.  You would also be looking at ways to promote the sport and looking for ways to increase participation.

About you

To be successful in this role you would need to have exceptional time management, organisational and communication skills.  You would need to enjoy, and have proven experience, in stakeholder management.  We're always looking to do things smarter - so a continuous improvement mindset is also key.

We're looking for someone who has had sports administration/management experience, within softball is an advantage, but if you've equivalent experience in another code that is all good too!

Requests for JD can be sent to manager@wellingtonsoftball.org.nz

 Applications (CV and cover letter) sent to Raewyn Clarke chair@wellingtonsoftball.org.nz

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Capital Football Vacancy – Federation Development Officer (Club Support Lead)

Capital Football are looking for a Federation Development Officer (Club Support Lead) to join the Capital Football team. This is one of two roles currently advertised in this space. The purpose of this role is to be part of the Federation Development team that implements the New Zealand Football Whole of Football Plan for the region covered by Capital Football.

The role entails working within a defined area and involves focussing on the development of structures, systems, and processes to support an improvement in the quality of standards across all areas of the game. A specific focus will include:

  • Leading the Capital Football delivery of the NZF Community Coach Education Pathway liaising with key stakeholders to provide a consistent, coordinated regional approach to the development of coaches across the region.
  • Leading the Capital Football delivery of the NZF Talent Development Programme, liaising with key stakeholders to provide a consistent, coordinated regional approach to the development of players across the region.

For a full job description please click here.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to Federation Development Manager, Steeve Sharpe via Steeve@capitalfootball.org.nz (by 5pm on Friday 25 November 2022)

Alternatively, the job advert can be found on the Capital Football website – https://www.capitalfootball.org.nz/newsarticle/121662?newsfeedId=1331748

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Sport Tasman - Regional Sports Director

Sport Tasman is the Regional Sports Trust for the Top of the South region.  The aim of the Trust is to improve community well-being through active recreation and sport.

An opportunity exists to join the Trust in a full-time, permanent position as Secondary Schools Regional Sports Director (RSD).

The main aim of the role is to increase the level of participation of secondary school students in sport and active recreation.  It is also to provide support to school sport staff for them to enable this.  The RSD will need to influence key stakeholders to change and enhance sport and active recreation opportunities for secondary school students across the region.

Relevant qualifications and/or a suitable level of experience in event management is essential with experience in the sport and recreation industry preferred.  A solid understanding of the management of secondary school sport would be an advantage.

The application form and position description is available on the Sport Tasman website www.sporttasman.org.nz/who-we-are/work-with-us or email admin@sporttasman.org.nz or phone 03 546 7910.

Applications must include a completed application form and curriculum vitae and are to be received by 5.00 pm Monday, 28 November 2022.

Send applications to:

HR Manager                           
Sport Tasman
P O Box 3197
Richmond
Nelson 7050       
Or email: admin@sporttasman.org.nz

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Rowing Coaches - Wellington Rowing Club

Wellington Rowing Club was named Club of the Year by Rowing New Zealand 2016, with success on the water accompanied by growing membership at all levels, a strong, positive culture and effective management.

We are looking for volunteer coaches to work within our existing framework (which is shared across all of our adult rowers) to promote our clear technical approach and supervise our training programme. We have Men’s and Women’s squads, Novice Men’s and Women’s squads and Masters squad.

The roles would suit experienced coaches or perhaps younger athletes moving away from direct participation but keen to develop coaching skills. We would like to develop the coaches who will support the club programme for the future. We would normally expect successful applicants to be available for at least the duration of the season.

Communication and interpersonal skills, commitment and self-discipline are essential.  An understanding of the sport is also important, but an extensive record as an athlete, while of interest is less critical than the ability to engage with and develop diverse groups and individuals.

Although these roles are unpaid, approved expenses incurred will be reimbursed (e.g. transport and accommodation for training camps and regattas). We are not in a position to sponsor work visas to New Zealand however if you fill the criteria you would be able to apply directly to Immigration New Zealand for a working holiday visa.

Please find the Club website here. 

To find out more and to discuss your suitability, please contact Allan Mills, Club Captain - Wellington Rowing Club.

Email:  millzy6958@gmail.com
Phone: (International):+64 272 92 11 29 / (NZ mob) :0272 92 11 29

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Account Manager - Workplace First Aid

Nuku Ora is a charitable trust, and our vision is for everyone to be active, healthy, and happy. We understand that access to physical activity is not equitable and are advocating for this to change so everyone can access quality physical activities of their choice whether that’s through play, active recreation, sport, or active transport.     

About the role  

Nuku Ora is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Account and Sales Manager (fixed term for 12 months) for 15-20 hours per week to oversee our newly established Workplace First Aid Training programme. With a track record of building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships, this is your opportunity to be part of an expanding area of our business. The role reports to the Partnerships Manager – Commercial, supporting opportunities to grow revenue streams for Nuku Ora, in line with Nuku Ora’s strategic priorities.   

This role is based at our Thorndon Quay office, with work from home flexibility. It does involve occasional work with the community outside of normal working hours and travel across our region.  

Key accountabilities of this role include: 

  • Relationship management, specifically growing the current client base and maintaining existing clients 
  • Managing multiple accounts and courses at any given time while maintaining attention to detail 
  • Effective management of all administration for courses 

As the Account Manager you will have: 

  • Experience and confidence in delivering sales presentations to a variety of ages and cultures 
  • An ambitious nature with proven experience meeting sales targets   
  • Expertise using databases or CRM  
  • Exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills 
  • Good time management skills 
  • A need a full, clean driver’s license and must have the right to live and work in New Zealand 

Nuku Ora prides itself on having a fun and flexible workplace which encourages collaboration.  We are big on employee development and offer varied and challenging work.  We love to celebrate the success of our staff, our teams and our organisation.  We also love connecting as a team over morning tea or a social activity.  We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer – we welcome applications from across communities.    

Nuku Ora is committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of, or demonstrated interest in learning, te reo Māori me ōna Tikanga will therefore be an advantage.     
 

Please include a cover letter and current CV in your application. A position description can be obtained on our website: www.nukuora.org.nz/vacancies/. Enquiries and applications can be directed to info@nukuora.org.nz or phone 04 380 2070.    

Please note due to the nature of Nuku Ora’s role in the community, we have mandated COVID19 vaccinations for all positions.   

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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.