Program Officer – East Gippsland

An exciting opportunity exists to join GippSport as our Project Officer for East Gippsland in our Bairnsdale office.

This is a newly created position, with the purpose of providing support to the East Gippsland community as they recover from Bushfire as well as restart sport and recreation activity post Covid19.   The role will work with the East Gippsland Programs Coordinator, to deliver a suite of new programs built on Doorstep sport methodologies leading physical literacy programs and community activations across the East Gippsland Shire within the bushfire affected areas

GippSport operates in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment which requires flexibility, adaptability, initiative as well as excellent organisation and problem-solving skills.

A focus of this role is to co-design and implement appropriate programs to build resilience and enhance the recovery process through participation, social inclusion and connection opportunities for communities. Our primary measure of success will be increased levels of participation in the programs by children, young people and their families. 

Duties include:

  • Assist in developing, building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the life of project to assist in ensuring stakeholders are fully involved and engaged in the program through high quality professional communication;
  • Support the recruitment, training and support of any casual staff (coaches/ deliverers) within the program. 
  • Be responsible for and lead the majority of program delivery in the community
  • Prepare routine and ad-hoc correspondence including reports, at the direction of the Community Programs Coordinator.

For full details and further information regarding the above position and to view the Position Description Click Here

Position Description

For enquires please call Dan Poynton on 0402 350 920



Please email your application to complete with:

  • A cover letter
  • Your current resume/CV
  • Statement addressing the key selection criteria