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Special Olympics Australia - Assistant Coach Tenpin Bowling - Brisbane Club, QLD

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Special Olympics Australia works as a not-for-profit organisation that provides regular sports training, competition opportunities and development programs for people with an intellectual disability across Australia.

Special Olympics Australia is currently seeking a suitably experienced person to assist the Head Coach in the training and development of athletes with an intellectual disability and assist with organizing competitions and/or tournaments.

The Tenpin Bowling Assistant Coach is responsible not only for coordinating communication within the sport participants, but also arranging trips to inter club competitions and assisting with arranging/running tenpin bowling competitions that are held in Brisbane.

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


• Experience in sports coaching and/or management • Current Level 1 (or equivalent) Coaching Certificate (or willing to acquire one) • Proven experience in effectively managing multiple stakeholders

Desirable: • Knowledge of Special Olympics Australia and programs

Competencies / Skills required: • Excellent organisational 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 • Ability to work within set boundaries • Well-developed interpersonal skills • Understanding of relevant WH&S requirements • Good time management skills

Time Availability: Minimum 1 year Approximately 3 hours per week. Must be available evenings and weekends.

Locations: Richlands Ten Pin Bowling Centre (Monday evenings) Aspley Ten Pin Bowling Centre (Saturday mornings)

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