Vacancies

Chaperones Required

We are looking for part-time contractors to work as Chaperones in the Wellington Region and the Waikato Region

DFSNZ Chaperone Role

The Chaperone is a key person within the Sample Collection Team. They are at the forefront of the testing programme and play an important role in ensuring the integrity of the doping control process.

Chaperones are trained and accredited by DFSNZ to carry out the following tasks:

  • notifying the athlete selected for sample collection;
  • identifying the athlete;
  • reading the athletes their rights and responsibilities;
  • providing the athletes with a selection of sealed beverages to remain hydrated;
  • accompanying and observing the athlete until arrival at the doping control station
  • witnessing the provision of the urine sample

You will be working under the guidance of other DFSNZ contract staff, in particular the Doping Control Officer (DCO). The DCO will contact you regarding working opportunities. The work is very part time and often occurs after hours or on weekends. Work is paid by the hour.

Mandatory Chaperone Attributes

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Drivers License and own transport

Desirable Chaperone Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate respectful and professional behaviour
  • Ability to follow procedures, directions and instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work in stressful situations
  • Ability to quickly and effectively solve problems
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to Athlete emotions
  • Ability to deal with high profile Athletes and Athlete Support Personnel
  • Aware of, and comfortable with, the responsibilities of a Chaperone
  • Interest in / passion for sport.
  • Available to work flexible hours.

For more information, please contact: admin@drugfreesport.org.nz