New Horizons Tasmania Inc promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. NHT encourages people with disability, Tasmanian Aborigines and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for any vacancies



New Horizons Tasmania (NHT) is a volunteer based non-for-profit organisation providing life-affirming inclusive sport and recreation programs for people with disability across Tasmania through mainstream sporting and community partnerships since 1986. People with disability are at the heart of all planning and decision-making, ensuring the most effective outcomes from NHT’s programs.

NHT is entering a crucial time as it has recently secured grant funding to further expand its operations state-wide, with a particular focus on the North West region, and developing existing critical peer support networks over the next 24 months.

NHT is committed to a skills-based Board and diversity mix and is actively encouraging nominations for the upcoming AGM from potential Directors who bring additional skills and experience to those of existing Directors in the following areas:

  • Lived experience
    • Disability Sector,
    • Finance, Risk and Compliance, and/or
    • Sponsorship and Corporate Sector.

Positions on the Board are voluntary. The elected persons will be working alongside the existing Board and shall be expected to contribute to the work program to realise its vision and mission outlined in NHT’s Strategic Plan 2019/23.

It is highly recommended that potential applicants read the information pack that can be downloaded below. This contains a Director position description, a Nomination form, the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019/20, and the Strategic Plan 2019/23.

Director Position Description

NHT Board Nomination Form

New Horizons Tasmania 2019-2023 Strategic Snapshot


For further information about the vacancies, please contact the Chair of the Board, Leanne Arnott, on 0447 474 497 or email:

Email or call 6326 3344 to request a nomination form.

IMPORTANT: Please provide a cover letter (approx. 300-350 words) outlining your skills, experience and how you can contribute to the position(s) along with your nomination form to the above email address.

Nominations close: 5pm Friday 22 October 2021


Volunteers are at the heart and soul of everything we do!

If you’re looking for fun, fulfilling volunteer work with a great crew of people, please consider gifting New Horizons with your time 🙂

We’re always on the lookout for new volunteers in Launceston, Hobart and on the North West coach to help us in the areas of:

  • Sports coaching and officiating
  • Supervising events and classes
  • Providing transport in our New Horizons vehicles
  • Fundraising and fundraising event co-ordination
  • Administration
  • Seeking sponsorship… and more.

For specific roles, we will advertise on this page and through the Volunteering Tasmania website, but if you feel you have anything to offer, please reach out and contact us — we’d love to hear from you.  And a — special shout-out to people who have lived experience of disability!

*Please note, all New Horizons Tasmania volunteers need to have Working With Vulnerable People certification. Thank you.


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