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Outreach Program Manager

Advertiser: Rowing WAMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
21 May 2020
Perth, Fremantle & Southern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Sport & Recreation, Management


The position requires an individual who is highly passionate about both developing youth and the power of sport to change lives. The Outreach Program Manager has responsibility for both the strategic and operational aspects of the Making Waves Program and thereby requires an individual with strong leadership and management skills.

To be successful the Outreach Program Manager requires excellent relationship building and communication skills as they will need to have the ability to effectively communicate, create buy-in and liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure the success of the program.

Essential Criteria

  • Established leadership skills with the ability to manage and oversee a multi-disciplinary program 
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm to encourage passion, enjoyment and achievement within personnel and participants 
  • Proven high-level interpersonal skills to relate to young people from various backgrounds including but not limited to disadvantaged and indigenous youth, their teachers and parents
  • Experience organising, motivating and influencing young people
  • Ability to effectively lead and organise a team of coaches and other personnel
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills including experience dealing with government, corporate, education and local community
  • Current WA Working with Children Check (or willingness to apply if successful)
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (or willingness to achieve if successful)
  • Open Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge and understanding of the sport of rowing

For more information on the role please go to:

  • Rowing WA | About | Positions Vacant

Term & Hours of Work

  • Part time fixed term for 3 years, with extension potential.
  • The nature of the position requires some out of hours and weekend work and regular travel to our venue at Champion Lakes and to schools.
  • The primary place of work is the Rowing WA Office (Canning Bridge)


  • Up to $55,000 per annum plus superannuation and other benefits


Applicants are required to send:

  1. Cover letter outlining your suitability to perform the role successfully (no more than 2 pages)
  2. Resume outlining relevant experience and skills

Addressed to:

  • Daniel Tackenberg
    Chief Executive Officer
    Rowing WA
    Reference: MWPM 2020 Application

Applications Close 9am AWST Monday 8th June 2020

For queries please contact:


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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