Vacancies

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Regional Programme Advisor

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.   

We are looking for a permanent, Regional Programme Advisor (35 hours per week) to join the Regional Programme teams (supporting the Hutt Valley and Wairarapa region). As a Regional Programme Advisor your role is community-based, working directly with whānau and individuals towards improved wellbeing outcomes through healthy eating and physical activity support. The Regional Programme teams are equity-focussed and values-driven, and these roles involve building strong and effective relationships with Māori and Pasifika communities.  

Key tasks of this role include: 

  • Individualised or whānau healthy lifestyle support to referred participants of the Green Prescription programme. Support is participant-led, with opportunities to support with:  
  • Taha tinana: physical activity, nutrition habits, health literacy  
  • Taha hinengaro: mental wellbeing and resilience  
  • Taha wairua: confidence and self esteem  
  • Taha whānau: social connection and quality time 
  • Lead or support the delivery of community-based group programmes appropriate to the needs of participants, in partnership with community organisations   
  • Proactively link participants in with community-based services, events and opportunities that support their health and wellbeing goals  
  • Accurate record keeping including programme administration, evaluation and contribution to reporting requirements  
  • Working positively and constructively across the Nuku Ora Team 

The ideal person will be a champion in their community, have a background in nutrition, midwifery, health, wellbeing, hauora or physical activity, who is 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 note given the nature of Nuku Ora's work in the community we have mandated Covid-19 vaccinations for all positions.  

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 or phone 04 380 2070. 

Applications close 9am, Monday 22nd August  

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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.   

Victoria University of Wellington Vacancy

Clubs Manager - Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington

  • Do you have proven experience working with clubs and community groups?
  • Are able to think strategically, while operating at a high-level day to day?
  • Do you have excellent self and time management skills?

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 Clubs Manager who will lead the club support service dedicated to helping over 150 student clubs. This empowering and rewarding position sits at the heart of the student experience as it works to mentor, enable, and guide our talented student volunteers who lead a diverse range of student-facing clubs. View the full Role Description

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide a suite of support mechanisms to guide student club leaders
  • Deliver an effective training and development programme for club officials
  • Establish a strong network of internal and external stakeholders that can aid club development
  • Celebrate the unique successes of clubs and student leaders

 

Ō pūmanawa - About you

Our ideal candidate will be ready to make an impact as they build meaningful connections with our clubs and club leaders. You must have strong experience in the club or community development sector and carry an unwavering desire to help students and community groups thrive.

You will be a highly organised and driven leader, who has excellent attention to detail and high working standards. You must have an excellent manner with people and enjoy developing strong relationships that support your work.

You must enjoy guiding and supporting young people and have an excellent record of working across a range of cultures, ethnicities and community groups. Having an ability to connect with young people and build trust is an important highly rewarding part of this role.

 

Key requirements include the following:

  • Proven experience working with clubs and community groups.
  • An ability to think strategically, while operating at a high-level day to day
  • Strong understanding of the university co-curricular environment
  • Excellent self and time management skills
  • Experienced in delivering events and presenting to groups

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

This role sits within a dynamic and progressive University Recreation team. The Clubs Manager will be well supported by the wider team who are energetic and passionate about their own areas. Our working environment is hugely supportive and positive, which will allow the ideal candidate to hit the ground running and feel right at home from day one.

Contact details for vacancy

If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Karl Whalen (karl.whalen@vuw.ac.nz). But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click apply now, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you're a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

Applications close on Friday, 19 August 2022.

Reference 4619.

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Community Engagement Lead - Athletics Wellington

Athletics Wellington is the regional sports body responsible for the promotion and development of athletics in the greater Wellington region. The Athletics Wellington region stretches from the shores of Wellington to Eketahuna in Wairarapa and Ōtaki on the Kāpiti Coast and consists of 25 clubs and over 2,500 members.

Our vision is “to grow opportunities for the people of Greater Wellington region to engage with and enjoy

athletics” This vision incorporates all aspects of the sport from participation to competitive athletics, coaching, officiating, and volunteering.

The role:
Athletics Wellington Community Engagement Lead is a new role that will drive the engagement, development, and promotion of the sport particularly through our schools and clubs focusing on tamariki and rangatahi.

The role is full-time and will report to the General Manager of the organisation, and be a key person in supporting our designated lead volunteers in delivering all athletics programmes with the following aims:

  • Increasing participation in competitive and social athletics in the Wellington region
  • Increase the number and improve the quality of athletics coaches and officials in the Wellington region
  • Support Athletics Wellington’s clubs and schools to improve their delivery and capability

To be considered for this role, you will need to be a dynamic self-starter with a passion for sport and providing engaging support to others. Ability to work with leaders of our young people to enable quality experiences and opportunities in athletics is paramount. You will need the ability to swiftly build relationships with a wide variety of key stakeholders to maximise the benefits for the sport. It is desirable to have knowledge and empathy and understanding for key programmes for coaching, officiating, and volunteering in youth sport including long-term athlete development for athletes at all levels.

Person attributes, skills & experience required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be a confident communicator, and comfortable with engaging and building relationships with groups
  • Possess excellent presentation/delivery skills with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A dynamic person with self-initiative, goal orientated with a passion for sport preferably in athletics
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Some knowledge of the principles, issues and challenges of coach, officials, and volunteer
  • Knowledge of working with regional sports organisations and
  • Experience and sound knowledge of the principles of sports coaching and event
  • Be able to deliver in an educational setting, at primary, secondary level
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft computer programmes and social media platforms
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Be able to work flexible hours and preferably have a current driver’s licence

This is a full-time role, with a flexible working week as some duties will be carried out over weekends at times. Candidates would preferably be based in the Wellington region as work location will be from home and the Newtown Park Athletics stadium when required or clubs and schools within the region.

Applications (Cover Letter and CV) should be submitted to the Athletics Wellington General Manager by email.
A For full job description is also available on request to the General Manager gm@athleticswellington.org.nz

Applications for this position close 5pm Friday 26 August 2022

For more information on Athletics Wellington visit us at www.athleticswellington.org.nz

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Disability Inclusion Lead - Basketball New Zealand

Basketball in Aotearoa has experienced strong growth during the last decade with more people playing, watching, and becoming fans. Through our Strengthen and Adapt Plan we are transforming basketball across the country. Key focus areas include growing the game for girls and women, disability inclusion, participation and player wellbeing, developing community clubs, spaces to play and quality development for coaches and officials.

Do you have what it takes to lead the transformation?

We are looking for a Disability Inclusion Lead to lead the development of a Basketball For All Action Plan who is:

  • Passionate about people, communities, and sport
  • Capable of leading large projects from start to finish
  • Able to think strategically, plan and deliver on the desired outcomes
  • Resilient and flexible with a positive attitude
  • Keen to build strong relationships with diverse groups
  • Committed to outstanding customer focus

The wellbeing of our participants, with emphasis on tamariki and rangatahi (children and young people), must be at the heart of our decision-making and programme development. This role will embed a player centered approach to all programmes and services, including Kiwi Hoops and Girls Got Game, and will take full accountability for the development and implementation of the Participation Strategy and Wellbeing Policy. This will include identifying and developing good practice, and sharing this with associations and partners, while also keeping them fully informed of BBNZ programmes, resources, support, and services.

You will need: 

A relevant qualification, or equivalent significant experience in community sport and/or disability and inclusion development and delivery; experience developing and delivering community participation plans and programmes; high levels of energy and the ability to influence and lead change; excellent written and oral communication skills.

What we offer:

  • An exciting, dynamic, and challenging work environment
  • Professional development and exposure to the sport and recreation sector
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • The opportunity to make an impact with the fastest growing major sport in NZ

This is a full-time, nine months fixed term, contract opportunity that requires flexibility and a willingness to travel. To apply, find the vacancy on Seek and click on the “apply for this job” button and upload your current CV and Cover letter. Cover letters should outline why you believe you are the right person for this role and can be addressed to Saileen Raj, Finance and Administration Manager. All applications must be received online and will be acknowledged by email.

The deadline for applications is 5 pm, Friday, 19 August 2022.

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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.