ID: 164021

Special Olympics Australia - Club Membership Officer - North West Club, TAS

Sport Regular - more than 6 months Devonport TAS

About this opportunity

Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement using sports, health, education and leadership programs everyday around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disability. Special Olympics provides weekly sports training lifestyle programs and competition opportunities for people with intellectual disability.

We are currently seeking a highly organised individual with previous experience in administration support to become the Club Membership Officer.

The Club Membership Officer will assist the Club in meeting its ongoing accreditation compliance requirements and will be responsible for implementing agreed process improvements where necessary.

The role will be responsible for the implementation of strategies to deliver sustainable growth in membership whilst improving engagement levels across the existing member group of the Club. Additionally, the role will provide essential support to athletes and volunteers within the Club.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Club LT in the Accreditation Process
  • Coordinate the registration of all existing athletes, coaches and volunteers
  • Assist in the registration of new members
  • Provide ongoing administration support to the Club LT as required
  • Responsible for delivering growth in athlete numbers
  • Develop volunteer program to meet the ongoing needs of the Club
  • Oversee compliance of all members (new and existing) with regards to registration, medicals and code of conduct
  • Compliance with all WH&S legislation and SOA WH&S Policy

Essential: • Previous administration or office support experience within a comparable organisation

Desirable: • Experience with the Special Olympics Australia accreditation process for Clubs • Previous experience with a sporting organisation

Competencies / Skills required: • Strong leadership skills with the ability to engage and influence others • Excellent organisation, administration and communication skills • The ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks • Computer literacy skills and competent with using a database • A positive and enthusiastic approach with a high degree of pro-activity

Time Availability: Minimum 2 years Approximately 4 hours per week and attendance at Club LT meetings.

Must be available evenings and weekends.

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

Applications close 30 May 2021

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Minimum 2 years Approximately 4 hours per week and attendance at Club LT meetings.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Governance, Boards & Committees

Relevant to the role