Sector Vacancies & Opportunities

If your organisation wishes to advertise positions direct to Recreation Aotearoa members and beyond, click here to list a position.

30 November 2022

Outward Bound NZ is one of Aotearoa NZ's leading outdoor education providers. We are based in Anakiwa, Tōtaranui/Queen Charlotte Sound where we have been operating since 1962.

At the centre of our students experience are our Kaiako/Instructors who play a huge role in ensuring the quality and safety of our courses. Through the use of adventure in and around te Taiao, our natural world, our students connect with their environment, their peers, and themselves in an experience facilitated and led by our Kaiako.

2 December 2022

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Pool Team Leader to join our team at the Cromwell Pool on a full-time basis.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the facility while supporting and leading the team to ensure outstanding customer service as well as the health, safety and supervision of our community.

4 December 2022

Work within the Parks Assets team of Council to enable us to manage our sports and recreation assets. Capture and develop our understanding of need and demand, ensure regular condition assessment of existing assets are up to date, and then develop proposals and business cases for future investment that maximizes the benefit to our community.

9 December 2022

YMCA’s Central Region (Y Central) includes two amazing outdoor education sites and we’re looking for an experienced outdoor education operator to lead our Y Outdoors Team in managing these sites, and the programmes and services we deliver from them. Having kept the business open, but pared back since COVID , both sites are now fully back in operation, it’s time for us to carry on some great foundations and develop and enhance our offering.

18 December 2022

Hamilton is home to over 200 parks and open spaces. From large scale sports grounds and beautiful destination parks like Taitua Arboretum and Lake Domain to small neighbourhood parks and playgrounds - there are green spaces available to suit all recreation needs.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of Hamilton’s open space network by supporting the Community Group’s input into council’s strategic, policy and planning processes.

31 December 2022

Kiwa Pools is a brand-new multi-purpose pool facility the whole community can enjoy. This presents you with a great opportunity to make your mark and be a part of building a vibrant, collaborative and supportive team. Although we won't be open to the public until March 2023, we want to have staff in roles approximately 6 months before the opening to allow for testing of systems and practices, as well as additional training and development.

You'll be keeping your community safe while they enjoy our modern pool facility, in your new role as Manapou Matua / Lead Lifeguard.

31 December 2022

 Kiwa Pools is a brand-new multi-purpose pool facility the whole community can enjoy. This presents you with a great opportunity to make your mark and be a part of building a vibrant, collaborative and supportive team. Although we won't be open to the public until March 2023, we want to have staff in roles approximately 6 months before the opening to allow for testing of systems and practices, as well as additional training and development.
You'll be keeping your community safe while they enjoy our modern pool facility, in your new role as Kaihautū Whakarite Hōtaka / Team Leader Aquatic Programmes and Activities.

31 December 2022

Kiwa Pools is a brand-new multi-purpose pool facility the whole community can enjoy. This presents you with a great opportunity to make your mark and be a part of building a vibrant, collaborative and supportive team. Although we won't be open to the public until March 2023, we want to have staff in roles approximately 6 months before the opening to allow for testing of systems and practices, as well as additional training and development.

You'll be keeping your community safe while they enjoy our modern pool facility, in your new role as Manapou / Pool Lifeguard.

20 January 2023

Parks & Leisure Journal Article Submissions

Recreation Aotearoa looking for article submissions for the 2023 issues of the Australasian Parks and Leisure Journal.

The journal is a digital medium that gives you a unique opportunity to share your stories with the multiple professions now involved in the development of park and leisure facilities in Australasia.


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