Club Manager Tennis – Greater Canberra Club

Posted : Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - 1:19 pm

Organisation : Special Olympics Australia

Location : Canberra

Time required : Approximately 2 hours per week. Must be available evenings and weekends.

Duration of project : Minimum 1 year

Contact Name : Terence Young

Contact Email :

About the Role

Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement using sport, health, education and leadership programs every day around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities.

We are currently seeking a highly organised individual with previous experience in sport administration to become the Club Tennis Manager.

The Tennis Manager is responsible not only for coordinating communication within the sport participants, but also arranging trips to inter club competitions and assisting with arranging/running Tennis competitions that are held in Canberra.

The role ensures that club training and competitions are organized according to the schedule, at a high standard and adhere to the SOI sports rules. The role will also provide required support and advice to the tennis coaches and assistants within the club.
The ideal candidate will have experience in tennis, sports management / development experience along with strong relationship building skills.

• Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in sports coaching and/or management
• Current Level 1 (or equivalent) Coaching Certificate in Tennis
• Proven experience in effectively managing multiple stakeholders
• Current Class C driver’s license

• Previous competition experience in tennis

Competencies / Skills required:
• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Well-developed interpersonal skills
• Excellent time management ability
• Strong computer literacy and capability to maintain accurate records

Time Availability:
Minimum 1 year
Approximately 2 hours per week.
Must be available evenings and weekends.


Special Olympics Australia is a child safe organization and conducts relevant checks as part of a volunteer screening.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Special Olympics Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Terence Young

Email :

Please quote in application: Club Manager Tennis – Greater Canberra Club via Pro Bono Australia.


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