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LINEMARKERS

Role descriptor

  • Marking/remarking of lines is needed ‘almost’ every Friday prior to match day weekends (takes about 1.5 to 2 hrs to remark)
  • Team of 3 would be ideal with one person to take on responsibility for reviewing field status, rostering and ensuring work gets done

Skills required

  • Be able to walk in a straight line

Number of people required

  • 3

Time commitment

  • Approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs per week during season (n.b. Only 16 wks left to go this season). 30 hrs total or 10 hrs ea. (5 duties) per person.
SPONSORSHIP & FUNDRAISING URGENT

Role Descriptor

  • Approaching local businesses to renew/sell team sponsorships (as they expire)
  • Following up on any approaches for sponsorship that Club receives from families/local businesses interested in sponsorship to assess, provide information, finalise (if appropriate)
  • Maintaining audit of all ongoing sponsorships to ensure obligations are being met and that any gaps are identified – team uniforms, signage, website, events etc.
  • Liaising with equipment & apparel coordinator and communications team to ensure sponsorship obligations are being met (i.e. teams wearing current sponsor uniforms)
  • Coordinating opportunities for sponsors using Club’s social media and communication channels
  • Considering and implementing any other fundraising opportunities throughout season i.e. raffles etc.

Skills required

  • Confidence to engage with potential sponsors
  • Basic computer skills

Number of people required

  • 2

Time commitment

  • Will vary, minimum of 30 hours per season
  • 30hrs per person x $31 p/hr* (60 hours total) = You will be making $930 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
GRANTS COORDINATOR URGENT

Role descriptor

  • Investigate opportunities and assess and prepare grant applications on behalf of Club
  • Development of a plan of grants required to keep NFUSC operational and investigate potential grant options
  • A “working from home role”

Skills required

  • Good writing skills
  • Research/exploration skills
  • Time management
  • Creative thinking
  • Be a finisher!

Number of people required

  • 2

Time commitment

  • Will vary, maximum of 20 hours for the season
  • 20hrs p/person x $31 p/hr* (40 hours total) = You will be making $620 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
PR COORDINATOR

Role Descriptor

  • Investigating and creating opportunities and content to promote Club in local media via stories and images to engender positive attitude toward Club within Community, sponsors, our own families/players and importantly amongst our key stakeholders at BCC
  • Creating and sourcing content to use in Club’s own communication channels i.e. Facebook, email data base, newsletter, website
  • Strong links with Website Manager
  • Source, take and/or organise photos to accompany stories (and potentially use on website and social media)

Skills required

  • Confidence to engage with media outlets
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good social media skills
  • Media style writing skills
  • Working from home role

 

Number of people required

  • 1

 

Time commitment

  • Will vary, minimum of 20 hours per season
  • 30hrs per person x $31 p/hr* = You will be making $930 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
WEBSITE MANAGER

Role Descriptor

  • Review of current site to determine opportunities for improvement (and oversee implementation in consultation with Committee re any investment required)
  • Ongoing check and maintenance of Club website
  • Oversee major updates to website content and formatting but will share role for minor updates with Club Secretary e.g. fixtures/news/events etc) as needed – Brooke is this how you see it?
  • Strong links with PR Manager, Secretary, Events team and Fixture Coordinator

 

Skills required

  • Strong IT skills
  • Knowledge of website management skills
  • Good social media and marketing skills
  • Working from home role

 

Number of people required

  • 1

 

Time commitment

  • Will vary, minimum of 30 hours per season
  • 30hrs per person x $31 p/hr* = You will be making $930 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
TEAM PHOTO & TROPHY COORDINATORS

Role Descriptor

  • Overseeing and co-ordinating photo day/team photo’s and trophies/award for end of season trophy day (Team Photos usually happen in late July/early Aug & Trophy Day is held in early Oct)
  • Liaising with registrars to build and check final data base of teams/players for team photos and trophies; and Coach/Manager end of season gifts; liaising with Team Manager to ensure all names are spelt correctly
  • Booking photographer and organising team photo weekend roster based on fixtures (will need to work with fixture controller)
  • Distributing photo day weekend roster and communicating with team managers to organise families and players
  • Checking and distributing team photo proofs for final approval; and placing final order
  • Liaising with Committee on selection/cost of medals/trophies and Coach/Manager gifts and placing order
  • Checking & setting up trophies/photos for distribution on trophy day

 

Skills required

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fun factor

Number of people required

  • 3

Time commitment

  • Will vary, maximum of 30 hours for the season
  • 30hrs per person x $31 p/hr* (90 hours total) = You will be making $930 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
EQUIPMENT/APPAREL TEAM

Role Descriptor

  • This role could be shared/supported by 2 – 3 people as there are 4 distinct areas (or could be one person as team leader with support)
    1. Game Day Equipment
      • Goals, nets, flags, fences, dug outs, match balls, whistles,
      • Ensuring all equipment for game day is available and in working order; coordinating repair/reorder as needed)
    2. Training Equipment
      • Training goals, training balls, bibs, cones, ladders (and any other specialist equipment required)
      • Ensuring all equipment for Coaches to use during training is distributed and maintained and that shared training equipment is accessible and in good order; coordinating repair/reorder as needed)
    3. Match Day Uniforms/Kit Bags
      • Setting up individual team kit bags at beginning of season for hand over to team managers (match jerseys, goal keeper jersey & gloves, whistle, bibs)
      • Updating kits to accommodate to size/number requirements
      • Liaising with sponsorship coordinator to ensure all sponsored team kits are active (and complete)
      • Coordinating return and audit at end of season
      • Ordering new match jerseys/bibs as needed
    4. Player Apparel
      • Socks, shorts, shin pads, caps, scarves, training tops etc.
      • Ordering, pricing and maintaining stock level of Club apparel for sale through uniform shop
      • Coordinating volunteer sales team for sign on weekends and first training week & match weekend of season

Skills required

  • Common sense
  • Happy disposition
  • Good communication skills
  • A love of shiny things!

 

Number of people required

  • 3

Time commitment

  • Will vary, maximum of 30 hours for the season
  • 30hrs p/person x $31 p/hr* (90 hours total) = You will be making $930 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
GROUND OFFICIAL TEAM URGENT

Role Descriptor

  • It is a requirement of the Club’s participation in the Football Brisbane Competition that a Ground Official is appointed for all matches
  • We need a team of at least 4 people to cover season and team members will need to commit to multiple duties
  • Ground Officials are the match day Club official/s responsible for monitoring Saturday match day logistics to ensure that Club is run safely and efficiently.
  • Duty can be split into early and late shifts pending fixtures but Club appointed GO will need to ensure handover to junior comp/senior team GO (or Club lock up) prior to leaving grounds
  • Match Day Ground Official duties include guiding rostered team in field set up; goal set up check; monitoring of official playing area; monitoring parent/spectator behaviour; welcoming official referees and directing visitor teams to fields as required; directing parents/players to first aid kit/ice packs as needed

Skills required

  • Good understanding of running match day
  • Knowledge of where equipment can be accessed
  • Confidence to delegate
  • Be friendly, firm and fair
  • Training will be provided prior to season commencing

Number of people required

  • 4

Time Commitment

  • Will vary, minimum of 25 hours for the season, will be in blocks of time
  • 25hrs p/person x $31 p/hr* (100 hrs total)= You will be making $775 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
FIXTURE CONTROLLER

Role Descriptor

  • Liaise with external competition organisers (e.g. Football Brisbane) to assist with most appropriate fixturing of all home games
  • Scrutinises externally generated fixtures for potential clashes
  • Interprets and distributes externally generated fixtures to all relevant teams (and advises where link to ongoing fixtures can be sourced)
  • Generates fixtures for in house competition to provide to teams and to secretary/web manager for upload onto Website (and updates as required)
  • Check and advise individual team managers and Match Day Coordinator if match times/locations are changed and liaises with Football Brisbane if rescheduling is required (e.g. wet weather)
  • Ensures that match day Ground Official/s and Match Day Coordinator have most up to date copy of home fixture on hand ready for match day weekend

Skills required

  • Attention to detail
  • Sound computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills

Number of people

  • 1

Time commitment

  • 60 hrs per person x $31 p/hr* (60 hours total) = You will be making $1,860 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
EVENTS COORDINATOR/TEAM

Role Descriptor

  • Responsible for organising and implementing major events such as PITP & Trophy Day
  • Council approval needs to be secured prior to event so BCC needs to be notified 4 – 5 weeks prior to event
  • Ensure that event complies with community liquor licence/permit requirements & ensure local police are notified of event
  • Coordinating food, beverage req & placing orders including working with Canteen Coordinator to ensure regular stocks are adequate (and planning timing/delivery of external food e.g. pizza)
  • Coordinating bar requirements e.g. Estimate quantities and purchase alcohol/ice etc.
  • Coordinating rosters to cover canteen, BBQ, bar, set up, pack up, clean up
  • Coordinating pricing and preparing price lists for event for canteen, bar and food (organising floats with Treasurer)
  • Coordinating any equipment requirements hire e.g. Jumping Castle; Face Painting, Stage/PA etc. (organising payment through Treasurer)
  • Promoting event through Club channels (email, website, Facebook)
  • Liaise with sponsorship coordinator to identify any sponsor opportunities
  • Consider other event opportunities throughout season

Skills required

  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Commitment to making events happen
  • A love of parties!

Number of people

  • 2 – 4

Time commitment

  • 50 hrs per person x $31 p/hr* (200 hours total) = You will be making  $1,550 worth  of contribution to NFUSC
CANTEEN COORDINATOR

We are currently on an outsourced canteen arrangement. While the arrangement exists there is no need for canteen volunteers.

SUPPORT ROLE TO SECRETARY

Role Descriptor

  • Assisting with promotion of Club events and activities i.e. distributing sign weekend information to local schools etc.; organising signage at Clubhouse etc.
  • Organising online registration and ID badges for volunteer Coaches and Managers through Football Brisbane
  • Organising Blue Cards for all non parent volunteers
  • Checking and maintaining Facebook page and website updates
    • It is important to note that this person needs to be available to check FB page on daily basis and post/respond/update content (and remove any inappropriate content) on short notice if needed

Skills required

  • Good written skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High level communication skills

Number of people required

  • 1

Time commitment

  • 100hrs+ p/person x $31 p/hr* = You will be making $3100++ worth  of contribution to NFUSC
MATCH DAY COORDINATORS URGENT

Role Descriptor

  • Responsible for allocating field set up and pack up duty to teams at beginning of season (and reminding/checking prior to match weekend that team managers are aware of and have team parents ready for duty)
  • Responsible for preparation and coordination of Ground Official roster for season including advising/checking that junior competitive teams/senior teams are appointing appropriate team ground officials for all home matches
  • Check in with Canteen Coordinator to ensure that all teams have been notified of canteen duties for upcoming weekend
  • Assisting and guiding teams to help them organise appropriate referee support for their home matches
  • Provide weekend fixture and duty roster document for display at Clubhouse each weekend

Skills required

  • Friendly disposition
  • Good community skills
  • Eye for detail and organisational skills
  • Good use of email and SMS
  • A briefing will be provided prior to the Season commencing

Number of people required

  • 2

Time commitment

  • Will vary, maximum of 60 hours for the season
  • 60hrs p/person x $31 p/hr* (120 hours total) = You will be making $1860 worth  of contribution to NFUSC

There are a variety of ways you can contribute to the club.

There are different ways you can help.

Financial Contributions

Donate Business and Trade Skills 

We are looking for members of the community who may be willing to work with us on many projects in 2019. If you are a business owner, a tradie, or have a special talent you would be willing to provide on a volunteer basis, please let us know.

Membership Donations 

This is a new club initiative with opportunities to contribute financially in addition to volunteering time. These financial contributions are optional and there is no obligation to contribute. Talk to the registrar on Sign On Day for more information, or email president@newfarmsoccer.com.au

Team Sponsorship & Platinum Sponsorship 

If you are in a position to arrange sponsorship or a donation through your place of business, please email secretary@newfarmsoccer.com.au

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