Inclusion Coordinator

Tennis Australia

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Update day: 27-07-2022

Location: Vic Barcelona

Category: Other

Industry: Spectator Sports

Job type: Volunteer

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  • Support Tennis Victoria’s Inclusion Team grow tennis across the state!
  • Join a passionate team and become part of a fun and inclusive culture
  • Flexible work practices, ensuring a positive work-life balance

It’s an exciting time for tennis in Australia and we have ambitious plans to continue to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance. We are transforming how we deliver tennis, with the aim of making it more accessible, to more people, more often. To help us achieve these goals we are looking for an Inclusion Coordinator to join our team at Tennis Victoria, on a 12-month, fixed term basis, and contribute to the growth of tennis across the state.

Reporting to the Inclusion Lead, in this role you will be responsible for supporting Tennis Victoria Inclusion Team in the delivery of projects as well as assist in enabling Tennis Victoria’s purpose of creating safe, inclusive, and thriving tennis communities. Tennis Victoria’s Inclusion Team aims to ensure that our clubs are reflective of the communities they serve and that the opportunity for involvement in tennis is equitable across all aspects of the sport. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, ability or sexual orientation to apply.

About The Role

In this role you will;
  • Facilitate the Inclusion Education Workshop and ACE Grants program
  • Collaborate with Get Skilled Access and Special Olympics Australia to support the delivery of relevant reports
  • Assist in Case Study development and relevant resource builds
  • Monitor and action the Inclusion Victoria inbox in a timely manner
  • Provide administrative support and lead events for Inclusion Projects including the National Indigenous Tennis Carnival, Culture on Court, First Nations Ballkid Program, Blind Tennis, Proud 2 Play and Rainbow Sports Alliance

About You

What you will bring to the role:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • High computer literacy with Microsoft 360 suite and database management
  • An understanding of the tennis environment and the various stakeholders it engages
  • Demonstrated experience in sports administration, particularly dealing with Clubs, Associations and volunteer bodies is desirable
  • An understanding of current issues for marginalised groups in the community
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

What’s in it for you?
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Tickets to the Australian Open & Superbox tickets to concerts and events at Rod Laver & Melbourne Arenas
  • Monthly health & wellbeing activities through our Serving Your Health program
  • Flexible working practices & a range of discounts from our sponsorship partners

To Apply

If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! A copy of the position description can be found here. Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered.

Tennis Australia is committed to providing a safe environment for all tennis participants, including children and young people. It is essential everyone involved with delivering tennis in Australia understands their responsibility in relation to child-safety.

At Tennis, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. Tennis encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role.

We believe playing makes life better and we are always on the lookout to talented people to join our team and help us create a playful world through tennis.

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