Four of the 14 teams that represent Melbourne University Football Club (MUFC) play as University Blacks. Established in 1859, the MUFC is the third oldest Australian Rules football club in Australia, with only Melbourne and Geelong founded earlier. University played in the VFL between 1908 and 1914, and the club has been a powerhouse in Amateur football since 1921.
As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to meet new people as well as exposing yourself in the football/sport industry. We will also able to assist you with career advice from our senior professionals across many fields: Engineering, Medicine & Science, Law & Humanities, Finance & Banking, Property & Construction, Technology and Sport Management.
Roles & Responsibilities
We are looking for volunteers to assist the club during training nights and game day. Currently, we are in preseason, training on Monday and Wednesday nights and have three practice matches coming up in March. Starting in April, we turn to train on Tuesday and Thursday nights with regular Saturday home and away games. We have four current teams, Under 19s, Thirds, Reserves and Seniors.
- Assist coaches and staff with equipment set up and pack down
- Assist with player needs
- Team Managers
- Running Waters
- Boundary Umpire (Under 19s, Thirds and Reserves only)
- Goal Umpire (Under 19s, Thirds and Reserves only)
- Communication skills
- Keen interest in AFL and sports
Ideally, you will be available on training nights and Saturday.
As an appreciation for assisting the club, we will provide you entries to our afternoon tea during our home games as well as our functions throughout the season.
For more information in regards to our club, please visit this link: http://www.uniblacks.org.au/
This is a fantastic opportunity for current students, recent graduates and individuals who are seeking to gain valuable experience in the football/sporting industry.