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We employ Otago tertiary students on a casual basis to maintain the facilities and services of the facility.

Casual positions are available in the following areas for those who are intuitive, reliable and committed.

  • Fitness Leaders; Fitness Programmes
  • Referees; Social Sport/Inter-college Sport
  • Group Fitness Instructors; Group Fitness

If you would like to apply for any of the above positions please fill out this online application form. Please read information for each of the casual positions below.

Please note that application acceptance is dependent on staffing requirements at the given time.

Fitness Leaders - Fitness Programmes

Fitness Leaders are responsible for designing safe and effective exercise programmes for users of the facility, providing general exercise/recreation advice and education for clients. We are interested in applications from second year Physical Education and Physio students (who as part of their degree are studying exercise prescription) and those who have a genuine interest in helping people achieve their health, fitness and wellbeing goals.

Find out more about Fitness Programmes 

Referees - Social Sport/Inter-college Sport

Specialising in the provision of recreational sport, we aim to make campus sporting experiences more enjoyable.

Referees are required each year to assist in the running of the Social Sport and Inter-college sport programme.

If you are interested in refereeing, please come in and see us with the completed referee form below.

Find out more about our social sport programme

Find out more about Inter-college Sport

Fitness Instructors - Group Fitness

Fitness Instructors are recruited from those who successfully complete a two day training course which highlights the basic principles of teaching group fitness classes at Unipol Recreation Services.

Individuals who successfully complete and pass auditions following the course will undergo further training in specific class areas.

Find out more about becoming a group fitness instructor