Netball New Zealand

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Full time, 2 year Fixed Term, June 2019 - June 2021

Netball is New Zealand’s leading female sport, with a legacy and strong following which is embedded in New Zealand society. Netball’s reach through participation and viewership is a powerful tool for influencing and developing individuals and communities while providing opportunities for health, wellbeing, leadership and community unity.

Netball in New Zealand is supported by a passionate army of volunteers who contribute tirelessly to make Netball happen for over 140,000 participants.

The Volunteer Advocacy Coordinator will advocate for Volunteers across Netball and lead and manage the development and implementation of Netball New Zealand’s Volunteer Advocacy Strategy and associated programmes with a focus on ensuring that Netball has enough suitably equipped and qualified Volunteers to support delivery of Netball across New Zealand.

This role will focus on supporting volunteering by developing and managing the delivery of programmes and initiatives that empower recruiting, recognising, retaining and rewarding volunteers, including the; Annual NNZ Community Volunteers Awards, National Volunteers Week, monthly grassroots volunteer recognition and online resource development.

To secure this position you will have broad sporting and/or Volunteer sector knowledge with experience from within Netball and the community sport arena an advantage. Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills that generate trust and respect must be a key strength along with experience developing strategies, planning, budgeting and communicating effectively with stakeholders.

This fulltime, two-year, fixed term contract reports to the Head of Community Netball. Given the nature of working in sport some work outside of standard working hours may be required in evenings and weekends.

Have you got the skills and experience we need? Keen to be part of the future of New Zealand Netball? If so, send your detailed C.V and cover letter to

Applications close Monday 13 May 2019 at 4pm.
Interviews for successful applicants will be held on Tuesday 21 May at the Netball New Zealand offices in Parnell.


Nelson Netball Centre (NNC) have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, driven and motivated individual to join their team in working together to achieve their shared vision to provide quality netball experiences.

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JUNIOR NETBALL COORDINATOR - Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre

Is Netball in your DNA? Is grass roots development important to you?

We are looking for an incredible person to join our journey to develop Junior Netball at our Centre.

The role is to organize, co-ordinate and convene Junior Netball programmes, activities and games at Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre for participants including players, coaches, parents and umpires in the Year 1-8 school age group.

This is a role that has unlimited potential to help develop our Junior Netball. The role is part time, Monday to Saturday up to 30 hours per week (negotiable).

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have proven experience in coaching or development in Netball
  • Have strong leadership skills with a proven ability to motivate individuals and teams
  • Have the ability to manage Netball programmes from before they start through till post programme.
  • Have a real passion for the game of Netball and our young ones development
  • Have the ability to build strong relationships

This is an amazing opportunity not to be missed! If this sounds like you then apply now.
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Centre Manager - Kapi Mana Netball Centre

Seeking a well rounded Business Manager to run the operational and business requirements of a Not for Profit Community Entity.

Applicants must have experience in business and people management, must be a great communicator and be able to establish and maintain valuable networks within the community and with local government agencies and businesses.

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