Welcoming Australia


Australia, Victoria, Melbourne

Salary Range


Contract Type

Part Time, Contract/Temp

Closing Date

21 Apr 2023

Job Description

Work Type/s: Contract (Part-time, 4 days per week)

Duration: 12 months (1 year)

Salary: SCHADS Award Level 5, plus superannuation & salary packaging options

Support the inclusion of children and young people, from diverse backgrounds and living with a disability, to access local sport and recreation opportunities.

This is a well-resourced program, with financial support for clubs, and building on existing work in an established Welcoming Clubs team. 

Welcoming Clubs is Welcoming Australia’s overarching banner for initiatives that embrace the power of sport as a vehicle for inclusion, opportunity and creating a sense of belonging for all members of the community – including recently arrived migrants, refugees, and people seeking asylum. The aim is to support young people, their families, local communities, and clubs to make meaningful connections through sport. 

The Inclusion Coordinator will operate alongside the Welcome to the Game Coordinator to support the inclusion of children and young people from diverse backgrounds living with a disability to access local sport and recreation opportunities. The role will work closely with community sporting clubs to establish inclusion programs and support the participation of children and young people in existing Welcome to the Game programs, activities and events.

Work will be across locations, predominantly in Melbourne’s West and outer East.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establish new and sustainable inclusion programs at community clubs 
  • Engage and liaise with children and young people from diverse backgrounds and their families to support participation in existing inclusion programs, activities and events- including registration, attendance support and administration. 
  • Identify and communicate support needs and potential modifications to increase accessibility. 
  • Promote the participation of people with disabilities in sports and physical activity. 
  • Support the creation of positive and caring environments at local clubs 
  • Build partnerships to encourage greater opportunities for children and young people from diverse backgrounds, living with disabilities to participate in physical activity 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with young people and families from diverse backgrounds living with a disability, community sports clubs, community organisations, cultural groups, community partners and disability support services 

To Apply

Application Instruction

Applications close: 5pm (AEST), Friday 21st April

Applications must include:

  1. Cover letter addressing all essential criteria as outlined in the Position Description 
  2. CV / resumé including at least two (2) professional referees

Please direct any enquiries and applications to