Casual Touch Development Officer

The main role of the Touch Football Development Officer is to grow participation in Touch Football by delivering the First Try program to students within the parameters of their learning and expected program outcomes.

Aside from teaching the game of Touch Football, your other key role will be the provision of a fun and positive experience. We don’t anticipate that you will be able to teach these kids all the skills of the game in the limited time you have with them, but we do hope that you can provide an experience with them that ignites an enjoyment for the game and a desire to continue their participation after the completion of the program.


    • 18 years old
    • Current Working With Children Check – volunteer or professional

Payment start at $40 per session. Session length is 45mins – 60mins.

Travel is not included. Some regional areas may have specific funding from schools, on a case by case basis.

Administration Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

Bring your amazing organisational and interpersonal skills to a role that will enable school kids to play touch football across New South Wales, in this maternity leave cover role. 

In this role, you will be responsible for the administrative tasks and liaising with 100’s of Casual Development Officers, to deliver the Sport Australia Sporting Schools Program, known as DoorDash First Try Touch Football. This program see over 10,000 students participate in Touch Football at school, and develop skills and experience to help them grow and play touch football as a sport.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • This is a 4 month contract, maternity leave cover position and will be part time, 24 hours a week.
  • Efficiently administer the Sporting Schools Program by managing bookings from end – to – end 
  • Efficiently administer and support the Sporting Schools workforce of Casual Touch Development Officers (coaches)
  • Create, development, and enhance relationships between schools and NSW Touch Football

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Strong time management with excellent organisation, planning and project skills
  • Exceptional administration skills, including proficient use of MS Office and Google Suite products
  • Experience in program development and project, people, and budgetary management
  • Knowledge of the NSW Schools Systems, including PSSA, CHS, CIS, CCC
  • Amazing interpersonal and communication skills, confidence at communicating via telephone with coaches and teacher to build rapport
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
  • 1-2 year of sporting industry experience or experience within an education setting is a bonus but not essential.

The successful candidate will report to the State Participation Manager and start Monday 26th August to 31st December 2024