Career Opportunities


An opportunity to play while working!

Are you outgoing, fun and bubbly? Do you enjoy running around and getting children and young people active in play? Are you a big kid when it comes to jumping around in inflatable equipment and throwing around water balloons?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Canterbury Cricket are on the lookout for our next enthusiastic Participation Activator, to deliver programmes, fundamental skill initiatives, create new ones and build relationship with children and youth to engage them in the variety of play opportunities.

In partnership with CJCA this role will work in Primary Schools to deliver fun, active, play based sport sessions around Christchurch, you will work with the school and the participant to create or connect them to a playing opportunity. You will also be responsible for attending events around the city and region with the CCA inflatable equipment to engage young and old on this very entertaining equipment.

In addition to the full time Participation Activator, CCA are also seeking interest in a part time/ casual Youth Cricket Activator position. This role would deliver the NZC led Yeah! Girls program as well as the Metro mid-week twilight competition. This role is primarily focused on engaging and promoting cricket to young women and girls in the secondary school age bracket. No training is required, just a passion to get young people involved in sport.

If you think you have the passion to deliver and the initiative to try new things, learn from mistakes and be part of a team that are determined to grow the number of youth and children actively playing sport then please send your CV and cover letter to Simon Hill General Manager – Community Cricket at

This role will report to the General Manager – Community Cricket and be based in the Canterbury Cricket office. It is a full-time role and will involve weekend and evening work at times. We are a flexible organisation and work with our staff to ensure quality time off with family and friends is had to re – charge the batteries.

Applications close Friday 14th August 4pm, please include your CV and cover letter outlining why you are the best person for the role. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th August at the CCA office. Please see the full position description and our website for the full Community Cricket strategy.

Participation Activator Job Description

Youth Cricket Activator Job Description



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