VAFA seeks Club Development Coordinator

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The VAFA has an exciting position available as a Club Development Coordinator and is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to fill this stimulating and varied role.

The successful candidate will have highly developed communications skills, experience working in community sport or with volunteers, a strong work ethic and the ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

This is a full-time position, for a term of 6 months during 2023. The position will be reviewed after the 6-month term to determine the future of the role.

Reporting to the VAFA Clubs & Community Manager, the role will be working closely with VAFA staff and all of the VAFA’s 70 member clubs, as well as being a member of our Community sub-Committee.

Role Summary:

  • Support the Delivery of the VAFA Strategic Plan and the key actions relating to the pillar of Community.
  • Support the operationalization of Strategic Objectives.
  • Support the delivery of AFL Victoria Objectives.

Skills and experience required:

  • Tertiary qualification in Sports Management, Sports Administration or Education.
  • Strong communication skills including presentation skills.
  • Strong administrative skills including time management and ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a strong focus on supporting VAFA members.
  • Ability to work to season timelines and collaborate with VAFA Stakeholders.
  • The ability to work outside of traditional business hours.
  • A strong understanding of the Community Football Landscape.
  • Current Australian Drivers license (mandatory).

Skills and experience desired:

  • Previous experience working within a State Sporting Organisation, National Sporting Organisation or Community Football League.
  • An understanding of the VAFA competition.
  • Experience working with volunteers.


  • A role that is flexible in the structure of hours worked.
  • A vibrant working environment within the sporting industry.
  • A connected and supportive workplace.

Find attached the full Position Description HERE.

Please send applications to:

Mr Sean Walker
VAFA Clubs & Community Manager

[email protected]

by 5pmTuesday February 21st, 2023