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Current Vacant Positions

MiniRoos Multicultural Development Officer

An immediate opportunity is available for a dynamic, efficient, professional, and highly organised MiniRoos Multicultural Development Officer to join us on a fixed term, part time contract at Football Victoria.

The role will be responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and quality delivery of MiniRoos Club Football and the MiniRoos Kick-Off introductory program with a focus on multicultural communities engagement.

Your duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Identify and secure MiniRoos Kick-Off sites and assist with program setup, player recruitment and delivery
  • Conduct MiniRoos Kick-Off application reviews and program observations to ensure they are delivered to the highest standard
  • Engage with and deliver information sessions and training programs for MiniRoos Kick-Off Program Managers, Club Coordinators, Coaches and Game Leaders
  • Administer MiniRoos Kick-Off programs and club football
  • Organise and delivery of MiniRoos Gala Days
  • Promote MiniRoos Kick-Off programs and club football opportunities
  • Be the information source for parents, clubs, schools, and community groups
  • Mentor coaches within the Club Coach Coordinator (CCC) program
  • Deliver the MiniRoos coaching certificate requirements
  • Assist with the organisation and delivery of MiniRoos promotional and value-add events, including precinct and half time match day activations;
  • Assist with the delivery of key partner deliverables of the MiniRoos Program in conjunction with the FFA Commercial Team;

The ability to use initiative and forward plan is mandatory. Additionally, the preparedness to work weekends and non-traditional hours will at times be required for this role.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent understanding of the multicultural sector
  • Experience within sport (e.g., player, referee, coach, administrator, etc)
  • Experience working with children and parents
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to prepare and present in public forums and to a wide audience
  • Experience in an administrative role
  • Ability to demonstrate a collaborative and inclusive approach to problem solving
  • Coach accreditation: Minimum Skill Trainer/Junior Licence
  • A customer service mindset
  • Passion to develop the world game of football
  • Current driver’s license
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

Here at Football Victoria, we offer a flexible working environment, not because we must but because it is the right thing to do.  We are used to operating non-traditional hours in this industry, so if you are an exceptional performer with a well-respected profile and want to structure this opportunity in a way to suit you, we should talk.

Should the above opportunity be of interest to you, please submit a covering letter and CV to: Nina Azzopardi, Executive Manager People – Nina.Azzopardi@footballvictoria.com.au

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Media and Communications Intern

Football Federation Victoria (FFV) is currently offering an exciting internship opportunity to join the Media team. The internship will include the opportunity to create content for both public-facing documents, graphics and media as well as enhancing internal departmental communication.

Media students with experience operating social media accounts, ideally of a professional or semi-professional sports team, are ideal candidates for this role. Intermediate skills in the Adobe Suite, namely Photoshop, is desirable. You will also have good organisational and time management skills with the ability to potentially work on multiple tasks simultaneously. The role represents a good opportunity to gain valuable industry experience and build a folio of work to complement your studies.

Football Federation Victoria will work with the successful applicant to tailor contact hours and role requirements around the intern criteria of their particular educational institution.

View the full position description here

To apply or inquire about the role, please forward your application to FFV Media and Communications Manager Teo Pellizzeri, media@ffv.org.au

Media Opportunities with FFV Clubs

Football Federation Victoria is the governing body administering NPL Victoria and NPLW Victoria as well as Victorian qualifying rounds of the Westfield FFA Cup.

Clubs require videographers to film matches, photographers to shoot matches and people to run club social media accounts.

FFV Radio is also seeking commentators and analysts interested in volunteering to cover matches across the above competitions in 2018.

These opportunities are ideal for students or media enthusiasts to build a folio, covering competitive and entertaining football competitions.

Students and freelancers are invited to list themselves on FFV's Freelance Media Classifieds where clubs can find them and offer opportunities. Clubs are also invited to list their needs in the classifieds for freelancers and students to inquire about.

Email your listing to media@ffv.org.au

Physiotherapists Wanted - Talented Player Development

Physiotherapists wanted for positions within the FFV State Development Program.

This is an opportunity to work within the Victorian Talented Player Pathway and work along side other physiotherapists and allied health professionals in a team environment to assist the development of exciting young athletes.

Positions require enthusiastic individuals who are able to work within a team and independently. For further information, please contact Sharbil Wehbe on sharbil@physiohealth.com.au

Student Placement Opportunities: Sport Trainers

Football Federation Victoria (FFV) is currently offering exciting opportunities for Physiotherapy/Remedial Massage/Myotherapy university students with a Sport Trainer's qualification to apply for Sport Trainer positions within FFV's Talented Player Development programs.

Sport Trainers would report to FFV Head of Physiotherapy Sharbil Wehbe who would instruct students to assist or complete in general sports trainer roles and responsibilities working mainly with our State Development Program squads.

We are currently looking for physiotherapy and myotherapy/remedial massage students to help with the talented player program. The hours vary as there are a number of programs that require assistance. Students should be comfortable performing the following tasks:

  1. Strapping.
  2. First aid/RICE for injuries players acquire during training.
  3. Exercise program supervision. The exercises will be prescribed by the FFV medical staff.
  4. Assisting injured players with their exercise program. This will be done under the instructions of FFV medical staff.
  5. Occasional massage.

Please forward your resume to Sharbil Wehbe (Head of Physiotherapy FFV) at sharbil@physiohealth.com.au should you be interested in this position.

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