ONZ invites applications for 2021 Junior Camp Manager & Head Coach
By Christo Peters - Sun 11 Jul 2021 8:18pm
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2021 Jnr Camp Head Coach & Manager Applications

The 2021 Junior camp is open to all secondary school (Year 9-13) members that are regularly running orange or red courses. There is no cap on numbers to it is quite possible that numbers may well exceed previous years when a maximum of 80 participants were able to attend. If this is the case in 2021, the camp will be spit into two separate camps.

Regardless of numbers, the camp will take place 12-17 December and will be hosted by Orienteering Wellington. Camp activities will be based out of Masterton, with accommodation at St Mathews Collegiate School.

Orienteering New Zealand would like to invite applications for the following voluntary positions:

2021 ONZ Junior Camp Manager

The Camp Manager has the overall responsibility for the smooth running of the camp.
This includes (and can be delegated); timeline coordination, budget management, child welfare and discipline, crisis and risk management, first aid, receive medical and consent forms etc, confirm appropriate logistic arrangements have been made.

Organising the supervision and pastoral care outside of coaching time (to give the coaching team a break)

Be responsible for risk management for the in-field exercises and must use Orienteering NZ SMP System with HARM form/s completed, in liaison with the National Coaching Coordinator. This includes a Risk Management briefing for all at training sites

First aid provision confirmed

Overall camp report (including accidents & Incidents) completed.

Full Position Description: ONZ Junior Camp Role Descriptions (PDF 198KB)

Applications close: Friday 30 July 2021 email to [email protected]


2021 ONZ Junior Camp Lead Coach

  • This role is to design the training schedule for the week, plan the courses, evening presentations and other social activities. This is done in liaison with the Camp Manager, National Coaching Coordinator and the Supporting club liaison.
  •  Organise all the field activities and logistics with the assistance of the National Coaching Coordinator, Supporting Club Liaison.
  •  Recruit the coaching team drawn from the U23 squad attending their camp in liaison with Performance Leader. Up to 12 coaches in total (including Lead Coach and National Coaching Coordinator) are required.
  •  The Lead Coach must have coached at a high level and have experience at designing a programme of exercises for the ability range at camp.
  • Experience with managing large groups is useful.

For the Lead Coach in particular, the following will apply

  • Preference will be given to someone residing in or near the region hosting the Camp.
  •  Draft training exercises to be completed by the end of September with possible assistance of selected U23 squad members.

Full Position Description: ONZ Junior Camp Role Descriptions (PDF 198KB)

Applications close: Friday 30 July 2021 email to [email protected]

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