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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Maree Judd

Executive Assistant
Phone: 027 856 1792

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Sport Taranaki Vacancies

There are no current vacancies at Sport Taranaki


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The Kawaroa Park (KP) Squash Club is looking for a part-time / job share club manager to join the team. KP Squash has a proud history in the district and a location like no other, overlooking New Plymouth's fantastic coastal walkway. 

We are looking for an open and honest person who's wanting to be a key part of our fantastic club. If you love helping people and want to be a part of a club that is going places, then this could be the job for you. 

As part of a job share you will be responsible for:

  • Club/Member management and promotion
  • Functions management
  • Accounts and club administration

We are looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Ability to organise
  • Enjoys working in a club environment
  • Some book-keeping or accounts skills are a plus

No prior squash knowledge is required. The role is 18-26 hours per week across Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. 

To register your interest and receive a full job description please email your CV to

Job closes Sunday 20th October 2019



Highlands Swimming Club is seeking Years 10-13 volunteer swim coaches for our upcoming Summer Season.

  • Volunteer swim coaches work in the water alongside our experienced coaches during our Learn to Swim and Pre-Competitive swim lessons.
  • Volunteer swim coaches assist with the same groups each week
  • Lessons are after school on Mondays and Wednesdays 3.45pm-6pm from late October through to mid December and early February through to late March.
  • Provides an opportunity to earn credits towards the Swim Teacher Award Qualification (STA)

Please send a brief pen picture of yourself to:

Sports Development Advisor - Volunteer Service Abroad - Tarawa, Kiribati

A unique 12-month volunteer opportunity is available through NZ Volunteer Service Abroad in Tarawa, Kiribati as a Sports Development Advisor. 

Play a key role in education and raising awareness of the long-term health benefits of active participation in sport in this 12-month volunteer Sports Development assignment.  For more information, read through the assignment description and if you are interested, apply online here or email for further info.

VSA volunteers receive a living allowance, accommodation and insurance.  Medical costs and travel arrangements are all organised and funded by VSA.

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Kelly Sports Franchise Opportunities - Kelly Sports-New Plymouth/Taranaki Franchise  

Due to a recently secured delivery contract, we now are actively seeking a franchisee for the New Plymouth/Taranaki region. This exciting franchise opportunity has immediate and substantial contracted service delivery in place beginning term 2.

Kelly Sports (NZ) love Sports. Getting kids involved in sport and being active is the fundamental reason we are in business. We have multiple opportunities across NZ for a sports-minded person like you, interested in a flexible lifestyle, to make a great living impacting the lives of Kiwi kids and Families. If you want to be part of a successful team bringing new and exciting sports initiatives to Kiwi kids, contact us now.

Kelly Sports has been running successfully in Australia for nearly 20 years. It’s been operating in New Zealand since 2007 and in that time we have grown to 36 franchises running high quality programmes in many schools throughout the country.

Click the video link to showcase some of our programmes:

Kelly Sports (NZ) will offer full training and support for coaching and running your business as part of our simple franchise model. You can build a very profitable business, running after-school sports coaching, sports days, holiday programmes and school sport sessions.

There aren't many jobs more rewarding than those that involve working with young children. There aren't many businesses that give you the opportunity to do so. High quality sports education makes a real difference in youngster's lives and being able to play a key role in helping develop their skills and confidence can be very rewarding.

Individual franchise opportunities are now available for enthusiastic and motivated people who are confident in working with kids, to make a real difference in their lives and help develop their skills and confidence. If this sounds like you, contact us now for a Franchise Information Pack: Daniel Gerrard, National Partnerships Manager, Kelly Group (NZ). Mobile: 021 409 628 or




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.