Vacancies

DFSNZ Educator - Auckland Based

We have an exciting opportunity in Auckland for a new Educator to join the DFSNZ education team.  As an external contractor to DFSNZ, you will facilitate workshops and webinars to elite-level, national and development athletes and their support personnel.  You will also facilitate values-based workshops in secondary schools.  You will facilitate content provided by DFSNZ and work on as-required basis.  On occasion, you may also be asked to facilitate Outreach Programmes at various sports events. It will be preferred if the successful candidate can occasionally travel overnight to deliver workshops regionally.

As a contractor, you will be paid per workshop.  On average, you will deliver 25 workshops per year.  

Benefits and perks

This role provides the opportunity to educate athletes and support personnel and gain a unique insight into various sporting environments. 

As a contractor, this role provides the freedom to incorporate this work around other commitments you may have.  

Skills and experience

We are seeking a confident, personable individual who is passionate about clean sport.  The ideal candidate will be a current or former athlete who has experience in delivering workshops.   You will need to have confidence to present to large audiences and the ability to engage with a wide range of athletes across a variety of settings.  You must have flexibility to be available during the day, evenings and weekends.

Requirements

  • Live in Auckland
  • Previous experience in education and public speaking
  • Available to work during the day, weekends and evenings as requested
  • Passion for clean sport and anti-doping
  • Hold a valid driver's licence and have access to your own vehicle
  • Self-organisation and efficient communication skills
  • Over 20 years of age
  • Has initiative and ability to adapt methods of delivery to suit specific target audiences at short notice

 Ideal attributes

  • A current or former athlete
  • Experience working with both senior and youth athletes
  • Interest in sport and clean competition

If you are interested in this role, please apply via Seek.co.nz. Applications close Thursday 5th November. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Kristin Farrell kristin@drugfreesport.org.nz

 

Chaperones Required

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

 

Blood Collection Officers (BCOs) Required

We are looking for part-time contractors to work as Blood Collection Officers in the Canterbury Region. 

DFSNZ BCO Role

Your role would be to collect blood from athletes as part of Drug Free Sports testing programme. You will be working under the guidance of other contract staff, in particular, the Doping Control Officer (DCO). The DCO will contact you regarding working opportunities however, the work is very part time. In your region you may only work a few times a year, but the work is very essential to our programme. You will be contracted and paid for the hours you work.

To be considered for this role, you must have the following attributes:

Mandatory Attributes

Desirable Attributes

 

  • Hold a recognised phlebotomy or nursing qualification and annual practising certificate
  • 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 BCO
  • Physically fit and active
  • Interest in / passion for sport
  • Available to work flexible hours
  • First Aid Certificate

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