Yachting New Zealand looks to appoint a Disabled Sailing Coordinator

2.4mR with Liberty SKUDs in the background - Sail Auckland 2012
Kristine Horne

Yachting New Zealand is looking to appoint a Disabled Sailing Coordinator.

The main purpose of this role is to develop sailing as an inclusive sport for people of all abilities, through providing support and resources to YNZ member clubs and organizations. Success factors of the role include increased participation and more opportunities for disabled people in sailing for sport and recreation.

The position description can be viewed online here: http://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/clubs/situations-vacant-0

This is an important role for Yachting New Zealand in continuing our reputation as a leader of inclusive practice for National Sports Organizations around New Zealand. It will involve 20 hours of work per week including occasional travel.

A sailing background would be beneficial but experience in sport administration and development along with empathy and knowledge of working with disabled people would be pre requisite.

Applications by email should go to dianne@yachtingnz.org.nz or by post to Att: Dianne Logan, Yachting New Zealand, PO Box 91209, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142. Any queries can be directed to Andrew Clouston at andrew@yachtingnz.org.nz or (09) 361 4021.

Applications close on Friday March 7th, 2014.