Taranaki has a sports mad culture and we we need talented people in all areas to keep this culture alive. Check out what vacancies are currently available in the sport & recreation industry.

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Current Sport Taranaki Vacancies:

Youth Sport Development Lead - Sport Taranaki

An exciting fulltime opportunity exists to join Sport Taranaki as the Youth Sport Development Lead. This position will lead the new Young People initiative and implement the Regional Young People’s Strategy. This Strategy will focus on school aged children aged 5 –18 years.

The role will develop a network of capable partners who understand and advocate the importance of the Young People’s Strategy and the Physical Literacy Approach. The role will also work predominantly in schools, in particular with Principals and BOT’s.

Applications for this position close on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

More information can be found in the full job description or you can contact Maree at Sport Taranaki: [email protected] or ph: 06 759 0930 ext:716. 

When applying for this position please fill in the Sport Taranaki application form.



Other Sports Community Vacancies:

Basketball Administration Opportunity

The New Plymouth Basketball Association (NPBA) is a regional sports body that is responsible for delivering a comprehensive basketball program within the New Plymouth region.

Over the past four years the NPBA has undergone significant growth and the NPBA requires some additional administrative assistance to facilitate the development of basketball within the region.  The role is an independent contractor position and would be suited to a contractor with administration services for approximately 20 hours per week. 

For more information or to lodge your expression of interest please contact the NPBA President on [email protected] .

Expressions of interest close: 7 September 2018 4pm..

Netball Development Officer - Casual

If you love sport and delivery of netball, this job could be ideal for you.

Netball Taranaki is looking for a Casual Netball Development Officer that will be responsible for the development and delivery of Netball development activities in Taranaki. In partnership with the Netball Development Lead you will be responsible for the facilitation and/or delivery of core services and project-based events.

You will need to be available weekdays, evenings and weekends to accommodate the delivery of programs for up to 30 hours per week. This role is a casual position to fill Parental Leave entitlements until 21st October 2018.

View the full job description. Please forward any inquiries and submit applications, with a resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and suitability via email to Jaqua Heddle [email protected]

Applications close: Tuesday 14 August 5pm. 

YMCA Taranaki - Fitness Centre Lead

YMCA Taranaki is in the heart of New Plymouth and fosters an environment that is welcoming to all ages, all fitness levels and all walks of life.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for the position of Fitness Centre Lead experienced in the daily running of a fitness, sport and recreation organisation. This is a full time position, which would include one late afternoon finish per week between – 7.30 to 7.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

A full job description is available on request, please email [email protected] for further details or to apply.




If you have a current vacancy within the sport & recreation industry that you would like to advertise here please contact Maree at the Sport Taranaki Office.