• Posted:
  • Job Type: Volunteer
  • Company: Gio 2018 IWRF
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Contact: Workforce@2018wrwc.com
  • Qualifications: Sports Trainer Level 2 Preferred
  • Salary: Voluntary

Reports to: Manager – Sports Medical Coverage
Start Date: Friday, August 3, 2018
End Date: Friday, August 10, 2018

Purpose of Role: To provide training and gameday assistance through assessment, response and management of player injuries both on and off field. This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of a high-profile event, gathering some of the most skilled athletes in the world within their chosen sport.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Respond to and manage player injury in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Ensure all reportable incidents and injuries are recorded accurately
  • Ensure appropriate referral is provided when necessary
  • Work in conjunction and cooperate with other event medical staff
  • Maintain a stocked basic first aid kit for the duration of the event (reimbursable)
  • Liaise with the Manager – Sports Medical Coverage


  • Current Sports Medicine Australia Sports Trainer Accreditation (Level 2 preferable)
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) and Provide CPR (HLTAID001) qualification
  • Current SMA Member inclusive of Sports Trainer insurance
  • Basic First Aid Kit

Applicants will need to be available to work on a rotating roster between August 3rd to August 10th. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Official volunteer uniform
  • Access to free event shuttle bus during the competition dates (shuttle bus services the competition venues, major accommodations in Sydney Olympic Park and Olympic Park Train Station)
  • Access to watch matches before and after shift (within silver seating area and excluding final match)
  • Post-event thank you function
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Reference letter upon request
  • The opportunity to see the Australian Steelers defend their Paralympic and World Championship title

Applicants will be required to send a current resume highlighting their Sports Trainer experience and qualifications to workforce@2018wrwc.com, with applications closing at 5pm Friday May 25th.

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