AFL Victoria Trainee – Docklands




• Work on-site with AFL VICTORIA
• Supportive team environment
• Fully funded qualification: Certificate III in Business
• Support from a dedicated AFL SportsReady Field Officer to help you achieve your goals
• If you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, you will also receive one-on-one mentoring support and networking



Our employment pathways are the best way to fast-track your career. We will provide you with the real skills and experience needed to succeed when first starting your career.



The AFL Victoria Trainee will provide administrative support to each of the four key departments within AFL
Victoria: (1) Club Development & Experience, (2) Community Football, (3) Growth & (4) Participation and Programs. Whilst reporting to the State Coaching Manager, the trainee will be involved in much more than just the coaching function within AFL Victoria. The role will provide a wonderful opportunity for the successful candidate to experience a diverse range of activities / tasks to help the trainee develop broad skills to assist them in their career aspirations.

Day in the life – what you will be responsible for

• Project support as directed – including conferences and events
• Email and telephone correspondence with community football regions, leagues and clubs
• Maintain and update databases and reports as relevant to each department
• Key meeting attendance and (under guidance of relevant Managers), arrangements for such meetings – including room bookings, agenda and minutes
• Support and contribute to the success of the broader team



Core required competencies
• Excellent time management skills and ability to complete and prioritise tasks to a high standard
• Strong work ethic and a willingness to learn / develop
• General administration duties experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Sound proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred (but not essential)
• Desire to continue a career in sports management
• Understanding of community football environment
• Previous sports administration experience – including coaching or volunteering



As the successful candidate, you will receive:

$26,000 – $41,000 plus 11% Superannuation

  • National Training Wage Award
  • Fully Funded Qualification



  • People with tertiary qualifications need not apply. Current university applicants may have to defer their studies to be eligible for this traineeship.



Applicants must have:

  • Working With Children Check
  • Police Check


Applications for this position will close:

June 28, 2024 5:00 pm

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter
  • A Resume
  • Application Details
  • Position Details
  • Job Specific Requirements
  • Previous Employment
  • About your time at school
  • Previous Education
  • Skills
  • Referees

Job Application

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