volunteer board member vacancy

Sport Waitākere, a Regional Sports Trust, is inviting applications for a vacancy to the Board.  We are looking for an applicant who has governance experience and is passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of people in our West Auckland communities where they live, learn, work and play. Sport Waitākere has a vision that everyone is connected, healthy and active and is one of a network of Regional Sports Trusts set up throughout NZ.

The Board is responsible for leading and maintaining the strategic direction, as well as setting priorities and performance criteria for Sport Waitākere. The Board’s decisions create a framework for action throughout the organisation.

Sport Waitākere is seeking to appoint a volunteer Board member who has a commitment to sport, recreation and health. Individuals with skills in one or more of the following areas are required:

Entrepreneurial leadership
Background in community sport or health
Fundraising or business development experience

Other strengths that are deemed as favourable include:

Marketing and communications expertise
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Commitment to Sport Waitākere’s mission and values
An understanding of organisational risk management
Strong community connections that will add value to the Sport Waitākere Board
Personal integrity

The Board meets monthly at Sport Waitākere, based at Waitemata Rugby Club in Henderson.  There are also times when Board members will attend external meetings and contribute to special projects.

For an information pack and application form please visit our website www.sportwaitakere.co.nz or contact the administrator on 966 3120 or admin@sportwaitakere.co.nz

All applicants must submit a completed application form and CV by 9am, 10 April 2019.

Jarrod Walton
The Chairman
Sport Waitakere
PO Box 21 241
Henderson