The Wanaka Rowing Club provides sustainable, competitive and social rowing pathways that challenge and educate members. They are a club that is recognised for its inclusiveness and success, while developing hauora (well-being). They are looking for a rowing coach to help develop basic technical skills for new rowers - both juniors and adults.
Tasks: Technical development on the water when able and otherwise technical development on the erg and basic stretching, core and body weight exercises when weather is inclement. We would also look to give an experienced coach their own crew to develop. Located at the new Wanaka watersports facility on the Lakefront in Wanaka.
Volunteers have the opportunity to gain:
We are seeking people with the following skills and attributes:
Whenever time permits - the new beginners group are rowing on Monday and Thursday afternoons from 4.45pm - 6.30pm and Saturday mornings from 8.45am - 10.00am. There are also a number of people wanting to row during the daytime. The duration of the commitment is flexible however continuity with crew or individuals is preferable. Volunteers would ideally be available for 2-3 sessions a week but we would be happy if you could commit to one a week.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.