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Program Coordinator

Netball WA

  • Meekatharra Western Australia Australia
  • Full Time
  • Up to $65,000 pa
Closing 25 Jan 2019
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Core responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, maintain and coordinate the Shooting Stars program within Meekatharra District High School;
  • Build capacity and sustainability of the program through the identification of new community engagement iniiatives with community stakeholders/commercial partners;
  • Deliver the Activation phase of Shooting Stars;
  • Support for the ongoing delivery, monitoring and support of the Shooting Stars Program in the school;
  • Manage the Shooting Stars participants;
  • Deliver the implementation, monitoring and review the program, in partnership with the school and Glass Jar team;
  • Contribute to the effective implementation of a community sports program;
  • Work collaboratively with all community organisations and agencies.

What motivates you?

We are looking for someone who is passionate about advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in school and sport through the provision of services to rural and remote communities. This is a hands-on role that will work collaboratively with the school principal and we need someone with an appreciation of Western Australia's Aboriginal communities. To be successful in this role you will need initiative, excellent interpersonal and networking skills along with a willingness to work in the field and engage with local communities.

What will we give you in return

Working with the Shooting Stars Program will give you the opportunity to make a difference at the same time as building on your skills through training and support from the Shooting Stars team.

Please see below position description for details of the role requirements.


Employer and Other Details

An initiative of Netball WA and Glass Jar Australia, Shooting Stars is an educational program that uses netball and other tools as vehicles to achieve its primary vision of increasing school attendance rates for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) girls living in WA’s remote communities and regional towns to 80-90%. The program now engages more than 300 students across seven delivery sites, with an average attendance improvement of 18% across the board, while 60% of participants maintain an average attendance rate of 80% or above. Furthermore, the Program is a key driver in creating equality for female leaders and generational change, with 80% of its staff and 50% of its Board identifying as Indigenous.

A strong sense of purpose means that we understand the significant and meaningful role that we play in the lives of our participants, colleagues and community. Based in Meekatharra at Meekatharra District High School, as a Program Coordinator you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Shooting Stars program with the primary aim of increasing overall participation in netball and school attendance of female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Apply for this role

This is initially a full-time maximum term contract till 31st December 2020, working 37.5hrs a week. Applicants are asked to e-mail your resume and cover letter telling us why you would be a good fit for our program, along with how your experience addresses the criteria in the position description to

Previous experience in the sport/not-for-profit industry or community development will be highly regarded and Indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

For more information about working with the Shooting Stars team please contact Fran Haintz, Executive Officer on

Applications Close at 5.00pm (AWT) on 25th Jan 2019

Srijana Baisyet

(08) 9380 3735, 0415 466 906

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