Sep 26, 2021

Club Sports Coordinator, Redlands Club - Special Olympics Australia - Closing 24 Oct 2021

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  • Redland Bay Queensland, Australia
voluntary Coordination

Job Description

Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement using sport, health, education and leadership programs every day around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities. 

The Club Sports Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting, implementing, supervising and coordinating the Club Sports Calendar.

The role ensures that club training and competitions are organized according to the schedule, at a high standard and adhere to the SOI sports rules. The role will also provide required support and advice to sports specific coordinators within the club.

The ideal candidate will have sports management / development experience along with strong relationship building skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, promote and implement Club Sports Calendar
  • Assist in coordinating inter-club competitions with the State Sports Coordinators
  • Oversee compliance with the SOA code of conduct by all members of the Club
  • Compliance with all WH&S legislation and SOA WH&S Policy
  • Assist Club LT with the Club Accreditation process - every 2 years
  • Responsible for increasing athlete numbers within the Club in conjunction with Club Vice Chair

Key Tasks

  1. Plan, promote and implement the annual Club sporting calendar each year;
  2. Assist in coordinating inter-club competitions with the State Sports Coordinators;
  3. Provide support to sport specific coordinators in the club
  4. Ensure compliance to WH&S policy in all sport activities conducted by club.
  5. Ensure all sport coaches within the club hold valid coaching qualifications and first aid certifications.


This role will require a minimum of 2 years of attendance for approximately a minimum of 3-5 hours per week and attendance at Club LT meetings. You also must be available to work evenings and weekends too.

Special Olympics Australia is a child safe organization and conducts relevant checks as part of a volunteer screening.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

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