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Athletics Coach - Sydney West Club

Special Olympics Australia - National Office
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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.

We are currently seeking a qualified athletics coach who can provide assistance and support in the ongoing development of the program for intellectually disabled athletes.

The ideal candidate will have strong relationship management skills and ability to motivate athletes with intellectual disability.

Essential: • Level 1 Community Athletics Coach accreditation • Has experience as a competitor and/or coach in Athletics

Desirable: • Previous coaching experience • Experience working within a disability setting • Knowledge of Special Olympics Australia and programs

Competencies / Skills required: • Excellent organizational and communication skills • Ability to be flexible and to improvise when needed • Ability to inspire and motivate others to believe in the Special Olympics Mission • Previous knowledge of working in the disability sector is advantageous • Well-developed interpersonal skills • Good time management skills

Time Availability: Flexible timings (Approx 2 hours per week ongoing)

Location: Blacktown Athletics Park, Blacktown, NSW

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

Please send a copy of your resume to the email to be considered for this role.

Applications close 1 November 2020