National Rugby League


Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

Salary Range


Contract Type


Closing Date

25 Apr 2023

Job Description

The NRL is incredibly proud of our School to Work Program (‘S2W’) – an education and employment program that utilises the positive profile of the game of Rugby League to support and encourage young Indigenous Australians to stay at school, find employment, and be a legend for themselves, their families and their communities.

S2W is backed by an exceptional team of NRL players, staff, community, government and business supporters. The S2W program provides young Indigenous Australians with work experience, mentoring and leadership opportunities that lead to a successful outcome.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to join our School to Work (S2W) team as the School to Work Project Officer based in the Western Suburbs of Sydney!

We are seeking a highly organised, self-motivated, energetic person who shares our love and enthusiasm about Rugby League and making a positive difference to people’s lives. This person will represent and share the NRL’s beliefs that we are United, Positive, Inclusive and Disciplined.


The S2W Project Officer will be responsible for the ongoing engagement of all participating schools and eligible students involved in the School to Work program in a culturally appropriate and timely manner. They will ensure that every eligible student in the program is engaged, profiled and supported throughout their entirety in the program and play an integral role in each student achieving their identified career development pathway within 6 months of finishing their schooling.


You will have the following skills experience, qualifications and knowledge:

  • Experience working with youth in a similar position
  • An understanding of the contemporary issues facing Indigenous Australians and the impact these issues have on Indigenous Australian societies and cultures
  • Experience in program delivery or outcomes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative
  • Sound Microsoft Office skills

Please Note: All applicants must have a comprehensively insured car as this is required for the School to Work Project Officer role (a car allowance will form part of the salary package.)

We are actively interviewing so please apply at your earliest convenience.

Whilst we look for qualifications and experience, we also look for people who share the same beliefs as our organisation – we are UNITED, POSITIVE, INCLUSIVE & DISCIPLINED.

This initiative is supported by the Australian Government. Should you meet most of the criteria and share our beliefs, we would love to hear from you.

The NRL is committed to providing a child-safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention is paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children, culturally and/or linguistically diverse children, as well as the safety of children with a disability. Every person involved in rugby league has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role they play to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people. The NRL have strong recruitment procedures with extensive screening of applicants including comprehensive reference checks, identity checks, “Working with Children” checks and/or national criminal history checks.

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