Here are the latest vacancies and adverts from the Mainland Football region. 

If you would like to advertise a vacancy or opportunity, email Josh:

(Paid Role)

28th March 2024

Cashmere Technical Football Club are looking for someone to coordinate our In-House competition at Centennial Park on Saturday mornings during the football season. This is from 7.30am-12.30pm. we are looking for someone who is energetic, confident and are able to problem solve as it happens.

The role involves the following: 

  • Opening up clubrooms 
  • Setting up first kicks pitches and goals.  
  •  Informational weekly emails to game day leaders about sessions of the week. These sessions are pre prepared.
  • Overseeing the running of the competition and being a point of call for parents, coaches or managers.
  • Management of the Game Day leaders 
  • Management of the Senior Team’s Volunteers  
  • Packing up and locking up.
  • Please note this role needs some football knowledge and to have an understanding of the New Zealand Football Junior Framework 
  • The clubs Director of Football and Football Development Officer will work with the successful candidate to make sure she/he understands the NZF Junior Framework expectations
  • Gear will be provided for the successful candidate. 

If interested, please email our Director of Football Garbhan at before Tuesday 12th April.

Canterbury Championship League Coach

22nd Feb 2024

We are delighted to announce that we have accepted a place in the Canterbury Championship League (CCL) for 2024. This team will be predominantly academy graduates from our clubs successful Academy program. 

We are currently in the process of selecting this team and are looking for a head coach to lead this talented group. We are looking for a coach that can work independently while also working with our Director of Football to implement the clubs playing style and team model into the team. 

C-Licence or working towards a C-Licence is preferred but not required. This is a paid role. 

Please send your CV to Garbhan Coughlan (Director or Football) by Sunday 25th of February.

General Manager / Female Development Officer

12th Jan 2024

We're looking for a superstar to join the FC Whanau in the role of General Manager and or Female Development Officer.  Though the two roles are quite different, we are open combining these roles for the right candidate.  

The General Manager role will work closely with the Chairperson, Director of Football, and the Management Board, you'll oversee the delivery of the Club's strategic plan and take responsibility for operational delivery excellence, administration, communications, health & safety requirements, meeting and on-field organisaiton of teams, and provide operation duties as required.  

The Female Development Officer will report directly to the General Manager and work towards growing female football in Otautahi.  This will include on-pitch delivery, in-school programmes and after-school programmes.  FC Twenty 11 will work with the appointed Female Development Officer to assist them furthering their coaching qualification including a JL3 or C-Licence should the wish.

If you are intersted in either role, please email for the full job descriptions.


16th Jan 2024

Community Junior Youth Coaches and In-House Team Leaders for the 2024 Season

We are looking for Community Junior & Youth Team Coaches and In-House Team Leaders for the 2024 Season.

We would like expressions of interest for Community Coaches for our Mainland Junior and Youth Teams, and our In-House Team Leaders. 

To ensure teams start the season without any delay for the 2024 season, we need Coaches now. 

The Club offers support for our Coaches with regular meetings throughout the season (in-person and on-line), mentoring is available, Coaches WhatsApp Groups, Coaching App and Coaching Courses.

Contact Deb Foord today at for more information.

2024 In-House Co-Ordinator(s) 

Our In-House Programme has over 350 Players aged from 4yrs-10yrs, and we see this growing this season. We are looking for volunteers to help co-ordinate this Programme during 2024 (16 Weeks).

Do you Love football at grassroots level, enjoy working with children aged 4yrs-10yrs, have a few hours each week to help us create an amazing environment for our younger members. Then this role might be great for you!

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Deb Foord at

Junior Level 3 Coaches needed for the 2024 Season

Have you got your Junior Level 3 Coaching Qualification? 

Are you interested in building up our Skills Centre's and providing a fantastic environment to grow players skills at Waimak United FC? 

Do you want to work with a great team of Coaches?

We have up to 6 hours paid work available for the right person/people, and we are looking to grow our Skills Centre's in the 2024 Season and beyond.

Contact Deb Foord at if you would like more information.

U20 Coaching Opportunity for 2024

We are looking for a Coach for U20 Squad for 2024.

We have a great group of players out here, and we are looking for someone, who has a passion to work with this age group, and to continue the great work our TDP Coaches have done with these players.

Having a C-Licence would be preferred for this position, but for more information about the opportunities it can offer the right person, and to discuss qualifications for this important role in our Senior environment, please contact Deb Foord at​​​​​​​


22nd Jan 2024

Nomads are seeking expressions of interest for the Head Coach of our Women's Premier League team for the 2024 season.

If you are passionate and dedicated to helping the next generation of Nomads players develop and build upon the recent successes of the team we would love to hear from you!

Ideal candidates would have:

  • Minimum OFC/NZF C license or actively working towards completing (NUAFC is willing to support the right person for this). 
  • Experience coaching at a premier level or similar.
  • Meets NUAFC values and beliefs to take the team to the next level.
  • High level of organisational and communication skills across players, management and club.

If this is of interest, we would love to hear from you via email at​​​​​​​