ID: 52025

Assistant Athletics Coach – Moreton North Club

Sport Long Term Deception Bay QLD

About this opportunity

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 an assistant athletics coach who can provide assistance and support in the ongoing development of the program for intellectually disabled athletes.

Special Olympics Australia has a proud history of creating opportunities for athletes to merge passion and ability in regular sport participation. The athletic coach will be responsible for running and developing the athletics program.

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

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
• Ability to work within set boundaries
• Well-developed interpersonal skills
• Understanding of relevant WH&S requirements
• Good time management skills

Experience / Education Required:

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


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

Time Availability: Saturday afternoons (approx. 1 -2 hours per week ongoing)

Location: Deception Bay

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

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Interested in
  • Sport and Physical Activities