Club Vice Chair, Logan Club - Special Olympics Australia Closing 30 Sep 2021
Logan Central Queensland, Australia
Special Olympics Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides regular sports training, competition opportunities, and development programs for people with an intellectual disability across Australia.
The Club Vice Chair will work collaboratively with the Chair to ensure the Club is operating effectively and may be required from time to time to stand in as Chair and fulfill those duties as required.
The Vice Chair will provide constructive support to ensure that members are able to contribute effectively in their roles and ensure operational objectives are being met.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience in business, or an equivalent organisation, with a proven track record in developing strong working relationships across a broad spectrum of stakeholders.
Provide effective support to the Chair in facilitating Club LT meetings
Responsible for increasing athlete numbers within the Club in conjunction with Club Sport Coordinator
Fill in as the Chair where necessary and fulfil the responsibilities required of the Chair
Act as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Club where required
Act as complaints handler for all internal club matters
Ensure all relevant members of the club have valid Police and Working with Children’s Checks
Assist Club LT in Club Accreditation process - every 2 years
Support Chair to build an effective Club and fill in as Chair as required
Coordinate communications between Clubs, States and Head Office
Support the delivery of Club development objectives within agreed budgets
Work collaboratively with SOA staff and State LT to ensure alignment of Club priorities with the broader organisation
Proactively represent the Club in both internal and external settings.
Ensure all relevant club volunteers have valid Police Checks and Working with Children’s Checks.
Manage and resolve all internal club complaints within specified timeframes. Create and manage complaints sub-committee if necessary.
This role will require a minimum of 2 years of attendance for approximately a minimum of 3 to 5 hours per week and attendance at Club LT meetings. You also must be available to work afternoons, evenings, and weekends too. The intention is to meet physically three times a year, and video conference the rest.
Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
Strong networking, negotiation, organisation, and presentation skills
Strong leadership skills
Excellent organisation and communication skills
Relevant business or leadership experience
National Police / Criminal History Check
Possess business acumen, vision and strategic
Demonstrated planning skills
Previous experience as a Chair or Vice Chair in a comparable organisation
Previous experience with a not for profit or disability organisation