Kimberley Spirit Coordinator - AFL Talent Pathway Program - Garnduwa Amboorny Wirnan Aboriginal Corporation - Salary $70,000 pa + super + heaps of benefits! - Closing 19 May 2021

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  • Broome or other location in the Kimberley , Western Australia , Australia
  • Apr 21, 2021
Full time Coordination Pathways

Job Description

  • Are you experienced in football development and AFL talent pathways?
  • Join a well-respected not-for-profit organisation promoting healthier lifestyles & equal access to community activities.
  • Attractive remuneration package $70,000 pa plus super & salary sacrificing!
  • Additional benefits include Relocation Assistance, annual flights & travel opportunities 
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave + Additional Leave over Christmas & New Year
  • Annual Wellbeing Allowance & Annual Airfare

About the Opportunity

Garnduwa is currently looking for a full-time Kimberley Spirit Coordinator to join their team in the Kimberley Region. This role can be based from any Kimberley location (subject to negotiation).

You key responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the coordination, ongoing programming and strategic planning of the Kimberley Spirit Football Academy
  • Engaging and developing strategic relationships with community, regional, state and national football leagues and clubs
  • Recruitment, training and management of program volunteers, umpires and coaches
  • Coordination of Kimberley Spirit camps, carnivals and matches
  • Fostering the talent pathway for players, coaches and volunteers through relevant leagues, clubs and community stakeholders
  • Inform and maintain the Kimberley Football Watch List of talented players and coaches through observation and attendance at community matches
  • Coordinate Male Under 16s & Under 19s programs, as well as supporting the Women In Sport Coordinator with the Female Under 18 programs
  • Provide Individual Development Plans and feedback for representative players
  • Support the continued development of modified junior competitions, working with relevant stakeholders (Regional Hubs)
  • Seek sponsorship and funding to support the program
  • Liaise with residential colleges, hostels, training & education providers and Clontarf academies in support of individual attendance plans
  • Provision of accurate and timely program reporting
  • Assisting with other Garnduwa events and programs as required

Please note: This role will involve extensive travel to remote Aboriginal communities, including use of dirt roads, small aircraft or 4WD vehicles.

About You

The successful candidate will need demonstrated strong experience in the management of community football development projects. It is essential that you can work effectively and collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Experience living/working in remote communities would be beneficial but not essential, provided you are patient, resilient, and highly adaptable, comfortable handling the variety of challenges that can occur in this environment.

You'll bring a creative and innovative approach to both new and existing programs, thinking ‘outside the box’ when developing systems and processes to effectively manage, monitor and deliver outcomes. Your strong communication skills and diplomatic nature will be crucial, as will the ability to lead by example, not afraid to jump into any task at hand and help out wherever needed. You will be able to communicate across a diverse range of stakeholders and participants and you will relish the opportunity to travel across the Kimberley at length, building and maintaining positive relationships.

The ideal candidate will meet the following essential requirements of the role:

  1. Level 2 AFL Coaching Qualification
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of the AFL industry and the relevant stakeholders
  3. Project Coordination experience
  4. Understanding and awareness of Aboriginal culture
  5. Experience in State Talent Development Pathways
  6. Ability to plan and organise at a strategic level
  7. Ability to clearly and concisely convey information and ideas in a manner that engages all levels of the Football Community
  8. A manual driver's license

Please note: It is a requirement that all Garnduwa employees undergo a National Police Clearance Check and Working with Children permit prior to commencement. A current 'C' Class Manual Driver's License is also required.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

Stepping into this exciting role will see you directly influencing Garnduwa’s ultimate goal of achieving long-lasting improvements in the opportunities for and participation of Aboriginal people in purposeful recreational and sporting activities.

In recognition of your commitment and hard work, you will be offered an attractive remuneration package of $70,000 pa plus super and salary sacrificing!

In addition, you'll benefit from a range of benefits including:

  • Relocation assistance up to $2,000;
  • Personal flight subsidy up to $1000 annually;
  • Additional annual leave over the Christmas/holiday period;
  • Annual wellbeing allowance; and
  • Travel Opportunities - experience all that Australia has to offer!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-renowned, respected and long-standing organisation, a. You'll be joining a supportive team and will gain access to full training and handover, ensuring you're able to hit the ground running!

Garnduwa is a Smoke Free Workplace #smarterthansmoking

Essential Requirements

  • Level 2 Coaching Accreditation
  • National Police / Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria