The West Coast Eagles is an iconic Australian sporting brand with over 100,000 members. In its 35 year history, the club has played in 6 Grand Finals and won 4 of these (1992, 1994, 2006 and 2018). In 2019 the team launched its own WAFL team followed by an AFLW team in 2020. The club also has wide-spanning community and regional programs and is invested in a number of charity organisations including the Waalitj Foundation.
Based in Kalgoorlie (Goldfields), this role presents an opportunity for an individual with a passion for building relationships that has extensive knowledge of the AFL and West Coast Eagles, to promote community engagement and the profile of the West Coast Eagles through the Club’s Community and Game Development programs.
The Goldfields Community Coordinator is responsible for leading the strategic direction, stakeholder collaboration and program supervision of youth programs within the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding Goldfields communities. This role will lead and support the facilitation and development of programs and services to support young people which will include overseeing the coordination of youth activities to the wider community. In particular, our strategy aims to:
- Build community resilience and more youth leaders through programs and role models;
- Strengthen relationships within the community and contribute to creating more vibrant, liveable and sustainable towns.
- Improve the support available to young people through increased collaboration, partnerships and healthy social networks.
Reporting to the Manager Education & Regional Programs, you will use your strong communication and interpersonal skills along with your skilled initiative to plan, organise, present and evaluate engaging and effective programs.