Vacancies and Volunteers

To develop and support staff and volunteers
across all levels of volleyball in New Zealand

The next international volleyball cycle is upon us for our age grade NZ teams, so Volleyball NZ is looking for coaches for the following teams for the next two year cycle:


Junior Men Indoor

Junior Women Indoor

U19 Men & Youth Commonwealth Games Squad Beach

U19 Women & Youth Commonwealth Games Squad Beach

U21 Men Beach

U21 Women Beach


For a job description, and information on the key dates within each programme please click here. To apply, please send in your Coaching CV to Fabi Phaneuf, by 5pm August 21st. Interviews will be held on the week of August 24th.

Appointment Length: 01 Oct 2020 – after the pinnacle event in 2022* *Appointment concludes with the end of the age group campaign – either the end of the Asian Volleyball Champs (2022) or the FIVB Age Group World Champs (2023) or another agreed event.  We will hold a review after the pinnacle event (e.g. after Asian Champs 2022), and after that review, you and Volleyball NZ MAY have the opportunity to opt in for another two years.

Remuneration: All coaching positions are volunteer based. 

Job purpose: Our national programmes are designed to develop New Zealand Volleyball athletes who can perform to the best of their ability consistently. Our National Team Coaches play a significant role in helping to achieve this goal. The purpose of the National Team Coach is to lead the creation of an environment that inspires, challenges and develops their athletes to be better. We also want to create a more aligned pathway across all our national squads. This means you will work closely with the other national coaches we have to ensure each programme is working towards the same goal.


You will see in the job description Volleyball NZ is committed to your development if you are successful in securing one of these roles, and there will be regular coach development opportunities for you to develop through this programme. It's vital to us that we develop and value our coaches, as much as we develop our athletes. 


Please note, there will be open trials held on:
October 17-18 in Christchurch (for the Junior indoor programme)
October 24-25 in Hamilton (for the Junior indoor programme)
that you will be required to attend if you are successful in your application for the Junior Indoor roles.

There will be training camps held in
October 8-9 in Christchurch (for the SI based Youth Comm Games Squad)
October 10-11 in Tauranga (for the NI based Youth Comm Games Squad) 
that you will be required to attend if you are successful in your application for the Youth Commonwealth Games Squad roles.

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