We have an exciting opportunity in Waikato for a new Educator to join the DFSNZ education team. As an external contractor to DFSNZ, you will facilitate workshops to elite, national and development level 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 an as-required basis. On occasion, you may also be asked to facilitate Outreach Programmes at various sporting events.
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 workshop delivery. You will need to have the 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. It is preferred that the successful candidate can occasionally travel overnight to deliver workshops regionally. It is likely you will present approximately 25 workshops per annum.

• Previous experience in education and public speaking
• Availability to work during the day, weekends and evenings as requested
• Passion for clean sport and anti-doping
• A current driver’s licence and access to your own vehicle
• Self-organisation and efficient communication skills
• Over 20 years of age
• The 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 youth and athletes
• Interest in sport and clean competition

If you are interested in this role, please apply via here.

Applications close Sunday September 1st at 5pm.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Kristin Farrell –



Testing Coordinator (Sports Anti-Doping)

An exciting opportunity exists for a Testing Coordinator to join Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ).  We are a small and passionate team committed to clean sport.

Reporting to the Programme Director – Testing & Investigations, this role is part of the team responsible for planning and implementing DFSNZ’s testing programme, a core part of our work.

The purpose of the Testing Coordinator role is to plan and implement testing within assigned sports that is intelligence-driven, targeted and unpredictable to athletes – in order to enhance our ability to detect and deter doping in sport.  This will be achieved through developing sport-specific knowledge and using information gathered from a variety of sources.

The Testing Coordinator will also be the key contact for our user pays clients, who require DFSNZ to carry out testing on their behalf in New Zealand.  This involves liaising with a range of clients including event organisers, national sport organisations and international anti-doping agencies to ensure testing is carried out in accordance with the client’s requirements and is reported and invoiced correctly.  

The successful applicant will have two to three years’ experience in a programme coordination or administrative type role, be able to demonstrate good attention to detail, including planning and logistical skills, and have a strong personal commitment to clean sport.

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How to Apply

Please submit via the Seek website   including a current CV and cover letter telling us why you are right for this role.

Applications close 5.00pm, Friday 30 August 2019.



Doping Control Officer (Sports Anti-Dopng)

If you’re passionate about clean sport, Drug Free Sport New Zealand is currently looking for Doping Control Officers to service the Auckland area.

The Doping Control Officer (DCO) is responsible for testing athletes out in the field – collecting urine samples, blood samples or both.  

This role would suit someone who likes to work their own hours or is looking for extra income on top of their current employment.  You must be available to work early mornings, evenings and weekends.  Flexibility to work during the day is also desirable.  Once a DCO has accepted a test mission offered by DFSNZ, they are then responsible for managing the overall testing process.  This includes:

  • Preparing testing equipment;
  • Organising the support team as required (chaperones and blood collection officers);
  • Liaising with sport officials and/or team managers;
  • Processing the athletes' sample collection and test paperwork; 
  • Arranging the transport of samples; and
  • Reporting back to DFSNZ.

Skills and experience

To be considered for the role you need to demonstrate 

  • A friendly but professional demeanour;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidential information;
  • Ability to work under stress and resolve conflict;
  • Sensitivity in dealing with high profile athletes.


An interest in or passion for sport is also desirable.

You must be at least 20 years of age, hold a valid driver's licence and have access to your own vehicle. Morning, evening and weekend availability is essential. Flexibility to work during the daytime is preferred but not essential.

For more information about this role contact

How to Apply

Please submit via the Seek website including a current CV and cover letter telling us why you are right for this role.

Applications close 5.00pm, Friday 6 September 2019.