Are you passionate about sport and your community?
Then you should apply to join the Deaf Sports New Zealand Executive Board. Our vision is to “develop the numbers of Deaf and hard of hearing enjoying sport”. Applications are now invited for all positions on the Executive Board, including President, Secretary and Treasurer, as well as Board Members. Previously there have been no positions on the Executive Board for a Secretary or Treasurer, but the Executive Board has decided that reinstating these positions on the Executive Board will reduce the workload currently imposed on the President, and allow the Executive Board to better work together as a team.
Deaf Sports New Zealand (DSNZ) was established in 1963 and is an affiliated member of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (formerly CISS). Deaf Sports New Zealand has several Associate Members being National Deaf Sport Associations, which host their own Open Championship events.
Deaf Sports New Zealand works with the Associate Members and Individual Athletes to provide pathways to International representation at the Deaflympics, Asia Pacific Deaf Games, Australia Deaf Games as well as World Championships.
Deaf Sports New Zealand has identified 4 key focus areas:
We aim to have a diverse Executive Board who has a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. Essential requirements are a love of sport, a desire to make a real difference to your community, and experience or an interest in governance. We are looking for individuals at this time who have:
If you are motivated to play a key leadership role in sport for Deaf and hard of hearing athletes we welcome your application.
Please note these positions are voluntary positions.
The deadline for Applications for all positions with the Executive Board is the 20th September 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application forms are available here:
Job Descriptions for the Deaf Sports New Zealand Executive Board: