Careers

Careers

Generic corporate photo showing the back of gym staff shirts with 'Leading change. Changing lives' sloganWhy work for us?

Are you excited about using your skills to make a difference? Do you want to help build more inclusive communities that support the health and wellbeing of people with a disability? Then Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association could be the employer you’re looking for.

We offer:

  • the experience of working for one of the most respected not-for-profit organisations in Queensland with a national reputation for innovation and quality service delivery since 1977
  • a friendly work environment with supportive team members who are professional and passionate about what they do
  • a commitment to helping you achieve your best through training and development opportunities
  • the opportunity to be inspired and motivated every day by the people we support

Current vacancies

There are currently no staff vacancies.

Please join our recruitment mailing list to stay up to date with vacancies as they become available.

For more information about working for us, contact Susan Solakovic, HR and Volunteer Coordinator, on (07) 3253 3333 or email careers@sportingwheelies.org.au.

Support staff

Our athletes can only achieve their best with the support of coaches, team managers, equipment maintenance staff, project officers and a range of other support staff. If you have a background in sport/recreation/fitness, have worked with people with a disability or have other relevant experience, you can make an important contribution as part of our team. Support staff positions may be paid or voluntary (indicated on the position description). Training may be provided where relevant.

If you are interested in volunteering with us in 2017-18, please complete a Membership Application Form to register your interest.

Please Note: A Positive Notice Blue Card or Working with Children check is a requirement of all volunteer positions.

Current volunteer opportunities

General Volunteer/Event Assistant – BOCCIA Townsville 
The Association is seeking one or two volunteers to assist will all aspects of Boccia training, game and event preparation for 2017-18 in the Townsville region. 

Boccia is a bowling game similar to the Italian game of ‘bocce’ for players of all ability levels. The game was designed for people with some loss of functional arm and hand movement. 

Location: Townsville RSL Stadium, Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale
Times: 10am to 11am Mondays
Training: On the job supervision and support will be provided

To expresses interest in this exciting volunteer opportunity, please contact Susan Solakovic, HR and Volunteers Coordinator on 07 3235 3333 or susans@sportingwheelies.org.au as soon as possible.


General Volunteer / Wheelchair Maintenance – Townsville

The Association is seeking a person who has experience or willingness to acquire knowledge in wheelchair/bike wheel repair. This person will support the program officer in maintaining Association owned junior and senior wheelchairs. To support us in the role you will be required to attend at least of 1 (one) training session per month to inspect chairs and conduct required maintenance and repairs.

Location: Townsville Basketball Stadium, Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale
Times: 6 – 8pm Thursdays (at least monthly)
Training: On the job supervision and support will be provided

To expresses interest in this exciting volunteer opportunity, please contact Susan Solakovic, HR and Volunteers Coordinator on 07 3235 3333 or susans@sportingwheelies.org.au as soon as possible.


General Volunteer/Event Assistant – BOCCIA Gladstone 
The Association is seeking one or two volunteers to assist will all aspects of Boccia training, game and event preparation for 2017-18 in the Gladstone region. 

Boccia is a bowling game similar to the Italian game of ‘bocce’ for players of all ability levels. The game was designed for people with some loss of functional arm and hand movement. 

Location: CPL Building Gladstone, 62 Toolooa Street, Gladstone
Times: 4.45pm to 6.45pm (approximately), each Thursday evening
Training: On the job supervision and support will be provided

To expresses interest in this exciting volunteer opportunity, please contact Susan Solakovic, HR and Volunteers Coordinator on 07 3235 3333 or susans@sportingwheelies.org.au as soon as possible.

 

 

Join our recruitment mailing list

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For more information about working for us, contact the HR and Volunteer Coordinator at our Brisbane office or email.

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