Basketball Participation Officer and Aussie Hoops Presenter

Penrith & Districts Basketball Association

  • Penrith New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 29 Mar 2019
Applications 0


This role exists to increase the number of participants in the Aussie Hoops Program and also the number of registered members in the P&DBA Junior Competitions. Salary to be negotiated pending age, experience and qualifications.

There are three key focus areas with this position:

  • Promote and present school-based Basketball clinics with the aim to recruit students as registered members in both Aussie Hoops and Junior Basketball Club Competitions
  • Promote and present the Aussie Hoops program at the Penrith Basketball Association with the aim to provide a grass roots entry level to Basketball and a pathway into Junior Basketball Clubs and Compeitions,
  • Work with and assist the P&DBA Junior clubs with grass roots coach education and development, skill-based programs and clinics and to increase participation.

Success for this role will result in;

  • Increased membership and participation for the Aussie Hoops program,
  • Improved club and school connections,
  • Greater increase and knowledge of club coaches and improved skill level for club players.

Recruitment, Programs & Events

  • Deliver programs in schools which ensure connection with P&DBA junior clubs, competitions and/or Aussie Hoops programs
  • Organise and deliver School Holiday Programs for both junior competitions players and Aussie Hoops members
  • Organise and deliver Primary School Gala Days in order to increase participation and recruitment for P&DBA
  • Develop a group of casual Aussie Hoops and School clinic presenters.

Administration & Promotion

  • Source, develop and present documents and materials for promotion on Social Media, Websites and within the Penrith Basketball Community and local Schools
  • Keep accurate participation records and databases,
  • Write suitable Aussie Hoops, Holiday Camp and skill developmetn programs
  • Provide monthly Participation, School Visits and Recruitment reports.
  • Other duties as required by the General Manager

Coach and Officials Education

  • Present or source suitable Coach Presenters for grass roots and BNSW Coaching Accreditation courses,
  • Assist with recruitment and development of club coaches and referees.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Values

General Information

  • Proven Experience with or the proven ability to maintain relationships with stakeholders - i.e. volunteers, coaches, referees, school contacts, P&DBA members, Basketball NSW and Basketball Australia
  • Confident, polite and effective communication and presentation skills, especially with Primary School ages children,
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook,
  • Knowledge of specific Basketball programs such as the Sporting Schools program,
  • Motivate and willing to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Weekend and evening work will be required due to the nature of the role and the sports industry.
  • Previous volunteer experience in Basketball

Essential Requirements

  • Current Working with Childrens Check or willingness/ability to attain,
  • Accreditation in Basketball Coaching,
  • Current Driver's License,
  • Experience in delivering and implementing Basketball programs at the grass roots level

Essential Requirements

  • Working with children check
  • Drivers Licence
  • Experience in Basketball at grass roots level
  • Accreditation in Basketball Coaching

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous Volunteer Experience in Sport
  • Teaching/Coaching Experience with Primary Aged Children

Apply for this role

To apply for this position please send a cover letter detailing your sustainability for the position and a CV.

The application should be submitted in word or PDF and should be no more than 4 pages in total.

The application should be emailed to with the subject line "Penrith Participation Officer."

Applications will close at COB, Friday 29th March 2019

Leonie Moore

(02) 4731 3252

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Basketball Participation Officer and Aussie Hoops Presenter Penrith & Districts Basketball Association

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