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Hedland Aboriginal Youth Sport Connect Development Officer

Blending your love of sports programs and participation, this is a very exciting new role combining the development, participation, education and leadership of three sports: cricket, basketball and Australian Rules Football, in the Port Hedland region.

While the role will report through to the WA Cricket Project Officer – Aboriginal Cricket, this is a joint initiative with WA Cricket, Basketball WA and the WA Football Commission. This is a full time, fixed term 9 month role, commencing in August 2022, based in Port Hedland.

As the Hedland Aboriginal Youth Sport Connect Development Officer, your main responsibility will be the effective delivery of the Hedland Aboriginal Youth Sport Connect Initiative (HAYSCI) which aims to engage Aboriginal Youth in a collaborative and localised multi-sport approach.

The HAYSCI programs will take place during school holidays and after school offering positive, healthy, educational and social sporting activities. It will draw on the expertise of stakeholders and partners at a local, regional and state level and will promote physical activity, wellbeing, leadership and community connectedness.

In addition, you will also be responsible for specifically developing and growing the game of basketball in the region.

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