Football West is looking to recruit a Community Participation Officer - Pilbara located in Karratha who is keen to work closely with our regional communities and partners.
With support from the GM, Football, this role will have the primary responsibility to grow and service the game by offering a wide range of Football activities and programs to the specific and surrounding regions. This includes co-ordination of Football West visits, coach education, talent development programs, school programs, futsal and supporting the acquisition of grant funding for WA regions.
This role is ideal if you are seeking an adventure in regional WA, you want to develop programs and events that bring the Pilbara community closer together through sport.
The successful candidates in this role will be expected to:
The Right Person
You will be an enthusiastic and proactive individual with the ability to work autonomously. You will have exceptional communication skills and be able to positively represent Football West in regional communities, and also have:
What's on offer
This is a 12-month fixed term role which will require some time spent working outside of normal 9 to 5 including on weekends. There will be flexibility in how and when hours are worked based on the candidate and the business requirements.
Rental Allowance to support living in Karratha.
Flexibility is built into all of our roles, including the option to work from home as part of our hybrid working environment.
Additional annual leave days provided to all employees during the Christmas and New Year period.
We offer regular learning and resources and ongoing professional development which is available to all.
About the business
Our vision is to make football accessible and a great experience for all. It is an exciting time to be involved in Football West as we work towards both the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand and the completion of the State Football Centre in WA.
Football West is the sole governing body for football in WA and represents all levels of competition, development and coaching in metropolitan and regional areas.
With approximately 200,000 participants and 44,000 registered players, Football West, which is affiliated to Football Federation Australia, fosters an environment that brings the game to life on parks, pitches and indoor centres around the state.