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Sports Coordinator - Special Olympics Gladstone

Sporting & Community Activities

Position Description: 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 Zone 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

Position Location: Gladstone

Required Skills / Experience: - Excellent organisational and communication skills - Well-developed interpersonal skills - Excellent time management ability - Strong computer literacy and capability to maintain accurate records - Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in sports coaching and/or management - Current Level 1 (or equivalent) Coaching Certificate in an SOA recognised sport - Proven experience in effectively managing multiple stakeholders - Current Class C driver’s license

Gained Skills / Experience:

Training Offered / Provided:

  • Induction
  • On The Job Training
  • Training Session

Specialised support available for volunteers:

  • With a Disability
  • With Special Needs
  • From a non-English-speaking background

Specical Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • National Police Check
  • Current Driver's License

Days & Times Available: Approx. 3hrs a week plus be available for Club meetings

Organisation Name: Special Olympics Gladstone

Organisation Category: Sports, Recreation, Leisure

Purpose/Mission Statement: Special Olympics Gladstone is one of the many Special Olympics programs around Australia transforming the lives of people with an intellectual disability through regular sport, competition and personal development. Our focus is on helping all people with an intellectual disability reach their personal best, regardless of their skills.

Services Provided: Sports on offer for athletes: swimming, basketball and football.

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