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Vice Chair - Special Olympics Gladstone

Sporting & Community Activities

Position Description: The Club Vice Chair will work collaboratively with the Chair to ensure the Club is operating effectively. Acting as the primary communications coordinator for the Club, the Vice Chair will provide constructive support to ensure that members are able to contribute effectively in their roles and ensure operational objectives are being met. The Vice Chair may be required from time to time to stand in as Chair and fulfill those duties as required. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience in business, or an equivalent organisation, with a proven track record in developing strong working relationships across a broad spectrum of stakeholders. Key Responsibilities: - Provide effective support to the Chair in facilitating Club LT meetings - Provide timely and expedient Club communications to members as required - Fill in as the Chair where necessary and fulfill the responsibilities required of the Chair - Act as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Club where required - Oversee compliance with the SOA code of conduct by all members of the Club - Compliance with all WH&S legislation and SOA WH&S Policy

Position Location: Gladstone

Required Skills / Experience: - Strong networking, negotiation, organisation, and presentation skills - Excellent organisation and communication skills - Strong leadership skills - Demonstrated planning skills - Minimum of 3 years relevant business or leadership experience

Gained Skills / Experience:


Training Offered / Provided:

  • Induction
  • On The Job Training
  • Training Session

Specialised support available for volunteers:

  • With a Disability
  • With Special Needs
  • From a non-English-speaking background

Specical Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • National Police Check
  • Current Driver's License

Days & Times Available: Approx. 2hrs a week plus attend Club meetings


Organisation Name: Special Olympics Gladstone

Organisation Category: Sports, Recreation, Leisure

Purpose/Mission Statement: Special Olympics Gladstone is one of the many Special Olympics programs around Australia transforming the lives of people with an intellectual disability through regular sport, competition and personal development. Our focus is on helping all people with an intellectual disability reach their personal best, regardless of their skills.

Services Provided: Sports on offer for athletes: swimming, basketball and football.


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