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An opportunity exists to join the Trust in a part time (30hrs), permanent position as the Active Recreation Community Connector, based in the beautiful Buller/Kawatiri.

The primary focus of this role and the Active Recreation teams mahi/work is to inspire our communities to engage in increased levels of physical activity and improve their well-being through active recreation.  We have a particular interest in working with rangatahi/young people in Marlborough via

  • Utilising our amazing natural and urban environments while aligning it to participants values.
  • Developing and/or supporting the delivery of youth focused events and activities in our communities in conjunction with rangatahi, key partners and stakeholders.
  • Support of active recreation & community providers

The human taking on this role will need to have an A+ approach to planning and be able to build strong relationships at a variety of levels (rangatahi, Council, Iwi, Youth Council, College, Active Rec Providers, other stakeholders, and funders.).  Our approach to our mahi/work is around collaboration and connection with a community. This means that any projects and initiatives undertaken will include a locally lead and co-designed approach while fully embedding the principals of Mana Taiohi when working with rangatahi.

Relevant qualifications and/or suitable level of experience in active recreation and/or working with rangatahi is preferred.

Applications must include a completed application form and curriculum vitae and are to be received by 5.00pm Friday 22nd October 2021.

Send applications to: HR Manager Sport Tasman P O Box 3197 Richmond Nelson 7050 Or email to:

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