VAFA Board – Expression of Interest

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The Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) is seeking expressions of interest for the position of board member to fill a vacancy on its board.

Founded in 1892, the VAFA is the oldest and largest metropolitan community football competition in Melbourne. It is the premier home of Amateur Football in Australia and within our competition all players play for the love of the game.

A highly diverse and inclusive organisation, the competition encompasses 71 clubs fielding more than 350 teams with 10,000 men’s and 4000 women’s players across 35 sections.

The VAFA successfully manages the single largest senior community football competition in Australia, across men’s & women’s competitions, with over 350 registered umpires.

The VAFA proudly has a family-friendly and inclusive culture.

Having successfully managed our way through (2) COVID affected seasons, the competition, under the Board and Administration, continues to thrive and strive for excellence on and off the field.

Preparations for the strategic plan for 2022-2024 are underway as the board and administration plan for another exciting phase of the VAFA.

The Board is seeking progressive and committed individuals who have experience and an understanding of community sporting organisations, complemented by a strong business background.

Your interest and expertise may be in any of the following areas; AFL, AFLW, governance of community sport, women’s sport, media, HR, marketing, digital technology, business innovation, strategic planning, legal, finance and risk, and your skills will complement those of current board members. You will be instrumental in contributing to and executing on our strategic plan over the next three years.

Please address your confidential expression of interest, containing a covering letter and resume to the President. Email: [email protected]. Nominations close Monday 8 November, 2021 (midday).

Your application will then be considered in line with the current Board Skills Matrix and an interview will be arranged. It is requested that candidates be available for interview across November 10-12, 2021.

Any queries please direct to [email protected] in the interim.