Football Operations Trainee (Bachar Houli Trainee) – Mararra




• Work on-site with AFL NORTHERN TERRITORY
• Supportive team environment
• Fully funded qualification: Certificate III in Sport, Aquatics and Recreation
• 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.



Day in the life – what you will be responsible for

Working closely with members of AFLNT’s Game Development team, you will be responsible for delivering AFL programs in a professional and enthusiastic manner and considered manner.

• Assist to create a strategic overview and action plan for Bachar Houli NT deliverables including programs, events, and community engagement.
• Develop opportunities to expand AFL into new communities through ‘come and try’ events for multicultural students and adults.
• Build new relationships with key stakeholders to expand the presence of the AFL Northern Territory
Bachar Houli Foundation brand within the broader community
• Liaise with key school contacts to identify opportunities for engagement and to develop culturally appropriate school programs in areas with high Islamic representation.
• Host the Bachar Houli Schools Cup
• Provide clear development, high-performance and talent pathway opportunities for multicultural footballers.
• Assist in developing Diversity and Inclusion plans across community engagement, participation, and talent programs.
• Assist with social inclusion and cohesion partnerships including key cultural celebrations such as Host Bachar Houli Iftar dinner, Harmony Day, and NAIDOC week.
• Designing targeted community AFL game development programs for multicultural communities including Auskick, Juniors, Kinder Kick, and community football matches
• General administration includes participation reporting, redeeming sports vouchers, and tracking multicultural participation growth.
• Support the Game Development Team with other program and competition delivery.
• Support the broader AFLNT team in hosting events, AFL games and general business.

Job Requirements for this role:

  • Commitment to the delivery of quality customer service
  • Good time management / organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • A permanent right to work in Australia



As the successful candidate, you will receive:

$30,000 – $40,000 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.
  • This position is best suited to a recent secondary school leaver.
  • multicultural role



Applicants must have:

  • Drivers License
  • Working With Children Check


Applications for this position will close:

June 14, 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

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