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Community Football Coach

Western United Football Club


  • Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Casual
31 Aug 2022
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Description

  • 2021/22 Isuzu A-League Men Champions
  • 2022/23 inaugural Liberty A-League Women season              
  • Strong growth and performance-based Football Club
  • Elite and flexible working environment
  • Casual Hours

Western United is a Football Club that represents the people from the west of Victoria – urban, regional and rural. Established in 2019, it’s built on ‘dreaming big’ and growing a community of people brought together through the power of sport.

In its short three-year history, United has evolved from having only an A-League Men’s team to a Club that will field an A-League Women’s team in the 2022/23 season, a developing Academy Program that will provide opportunity for many footballers in the West, a fantastic community program for kids in the United Football Program and both Frame Football and Powerchair teams.

As an organisation our values of Growth, Respect, Effort, Audacity & Togetherness underpin everything we do, both on the pitch and off it.  We believe these values embody the spirit of, and reflect the aspirational, hard-working, and diverse nature of the people of the West of Victoria.

We’re on an ambitious journey together as we build our forever home in Tarneit, the Wyndham City Stadium Precinct.  This precinct will create the first city built on sport in Australia, unite future generations and build sporting teams that everyone in the West will be proud of forever. 

The Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity to work within the Western United Community team, assisting in all things club and community, as a Community Coach. Reporting to the Education & Programs Coordinator and Community Football Ambassador, you’ll be based at our Club’s headquarters at The Hangar in Essendon. This role will require you to be able to deliver community programs, coach young people engaged in The United Football Program, alongside completing administration activities related to these initiatives.

About You

You will be an energetic and passionate individual who is capable of delivering engaging and energetic football sessions. You will have a hands on, can do attitude, and comfortable working both independently and as part of a team, and of course embrace and live the Western United Values!

You will also possess the following key position requirements:

Essential:

  • A passion for what you do!
  • Ability to undertake the manual aspects of the role
  • High standards and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • A Mini Roo’s coaching certificate (as a minimum)
  • A Victorian Drivers License and current Working With Children’s Check (WWCC)
  • A team player with a good sense of humour

Highly Desirable:

  • Previous experience in coaching would be beneficial for this role.

If this sounds like you and you can help us deliver a team that the West will be proud of we would love to hear from you! Please forward a cover letter (no longer than one-page) outlining why you are interested in this role and what you can bring to our team, as well as a current resume to careers@wufc.com.au. You can also visit our website at wufc.com.au to learn more about us.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Football is a sport for all Australians and WUFC is a workplace that reflects that. Your age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or religion won’t impact whether or not you’re part of our team. All applicants will be screened, and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs will only be contacted for an initial phone interview.

Employment with WUFC is subject to you having proof of eligibility to work in Australia. WUFC is committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business and therefore employment is further subject to additional background checks including providing a Working with Children and Criminal Record check.

Essential Requirements

  • HSC/VCE equivalent
  • National Police / Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria

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