Vacancies

The current list of vacancies related to Orienteering New Zealand is below and included in each monthly Orienteering NZ Update Newsletter. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering in the sport of orienteering, please contact us via the General Manager gm@orienteering.org.nz

Current Vacancies:

Applications are invited for the following vacancies:


MTBO Selection Panel

The MTBO Selection Panel are looking for new members.  Peter Swanson previous convenor of the committee has been appointed Orienteering NZ Chair and is no longer able to sit on the panel.
We are looking for someone who has experience in MTBO competition, has a good knowledge of MTBO athletes and is willing to commit some time into providing this important role in selecting our MTBO teams to represent New Zealand internationally.
Position Description: ONZ Selector PD (PDF 296 KB)
Expressions of interest for the panel to gm@orienteering.org.nz which close on 30 June 2019.

 


2019 Southern Cross Challenge NZ Team Manager

Tenure: From appointment to the completion of the New Zealand Team 2019 competitions in and around Wagga Wagga, NSW as part of the Australian Championships carnival which runs from 27 September to 6 October 2019.

Purpose: The primary role of the NZ Team Manager is to ensure all financial and logistic matters pertaining to the team are attended to, so that the team members can concentrate on their own activities aimed at maximising their performance.

Remuneration: Cost of travel will be funded by the Orienteering NZ. Direct expenses will be paid on provision of receipts and only within the budget allowance, as agreed.

Full Position Description: NZ Team Manager – Southern Cross Challenge 2019 Position Description (PDF 199KB)

Applications close Friday 21 June 2019 email to gm@orienteering.org.nz


2019 ONZ Junior Camp Manager

The Junior Camp Manager role is appointed annually. – The 2019 Junior Camp is being hosted by Counties Manukau 15-20 December 2019.

  • 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 21 June 2019 email to gm@orienteering.org.nz

2019 Junior Camp Lead Coach

The Junior Camp Lead Coach role is appointed annually. – The 2019 Junior Camp is being hosted by Counties Manukau 15-20 December 2019.

• 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 21 June 2019 email to gm@orienteering.org.nz