Coordinator (Victoria), Welcoming Sport

Join the Welcoming Australia team, coordinating an exciting sports inclusion program in Victoria.

The Coordinator (Victoria), Welcoming Sport is responsible for coordinating various sports inclusion programs – especially, Welcome to the Game (Victoria). The Coordinator (Victoria), Welcoming Sport will work closely with a range of stakeholders, including: government; peak and industry bodies; community organisations; and, business agencies – to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of the initiative and its impact and offering for key stakeholders.

Welcoming Sport is Welcoming Australia’s overarching banner for initiatives that embrace the power of sport as a vehicle for inclusion, opportunity and creating a sense of belonging for all members of the community – including, recently arrived migrants, refugees, and people seeking asylum. The aim is to support young people, their families, local communities and clubs to make meaningful connections through sport.

Auspiced by Paralympics Australia, Welcome to the Game (Victoria) supports young people living with disabilities that are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (including refugees and people seeking asylum) into sports & recreation opportunities and pathways.

Welcoming Australia (WA) is a national not-for-profit organisation and non-partisan movement committed to cultivating a culture of welcome and advancing an Australia where people of all backgrounds have equal opportunity to belong, contribute and thrive. Our approach is underpinned by the values of: positivity, relationships, honesty and change. Welcoming Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a welcoming and inclusive workplace.

Work Type/s: Contract (Part-time, 3 days per week)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Applications close: 30 September 2019

Perks of the Job

  1. SCHADS Award Level 5 ($79k+ gross FTE) plus super & salary packaging options
  2. Initially at 3 days/week with the opportunity to grow the role to full-time (if desired)
  3. Flexible work hours
  4. Excellent team


This role is contracted until 30 June 2021 with a 3 month probationary period.

Applications / Interest

Applications close 5pm, 30 September 2019.
Please send all enquiries and applications to

Applications must include:

  1. Cover letter addressing all essential and desirable criteria.
  2. CV / resumé including at least two (2) professional referees

Position Description

Download the position description including key selection criteria.