News - 29th August 2019

Become a parkrun Ambassador


In order to support the existing and future parkrun events in New Zealand, we are introducing a national network of parkrun Ambassadors.  
This is an exciting new development and a great way to get involved in volunteering at parkrun outside of Saturday mornings!
Ambassadors are skilled and experienced volunteers who provide vital support to the Operations team within the Asia Pacific region.
We have opportunities with the following roles and areas:
Event Ambassador
Location: All of New Zealand
Serious Incident line Ambassador
Location: All of New Zealand
Photography and Video Ambassador
Location: All of New Zealand
Outreach Ambassador
Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Napier
Social Media Ambassador
Location: All of New Zealand
If you are interested in joining the Ambassador programme, find out more information about the roles using the link below.
Find out more and apply here!

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