Volunteering Redlands

07 3086 0000

Facilities and Grounds Coordinator RNA243

Volunteer Facilities and Grounds Coordinator RNA243

This is a Voluntary Position with a Local Sporting Club.  The position requires at least 2 hours per week.  You would be responsible in reporting to the Board members.

The organisation requires a person who would be able to commence this position in the new year, and must be available for a one-year term.  Out of pocket expenses – phone, travel and consumables will all be reimbursed (after approval by the Board)


 Coordinate the maintenance and development of the association’s facilities and grounds, ensuring that they are maintained for safe and reliable play in accordance with relevant standards, practices and procedures


• Supervise maintenance contractors

• Ensure that the rules and regulations in respect to the association’s playing fields are respected and observed 

• Oversee the implementation of any rules and regulations stipulated by Council and relevant peak bodies (e.g. Netball Queensland and Netball Australia) in relation to facilities and grounds 

• Have a sound understanding of the various requirements in relation to ground management 

• Ensure the emergency vehicle access is free and maintained at all times 

• Keep the Board informed about the overall condition of the courts, facilities and grounds to ensure continued availability and maintenance 

• Alert the Board to any areas of concern regarding the grounds or facilities and the actions required to remedy concerns 

• Maintain a good understanding of risk management and implement risk management strategies in consultation with the Board

• Liaise with Council whenever necessary 

• Ensure all necessary equipment and documentation is available on game days


Hold a current blue card or be able to obtain one within a reasonable time of accepting the position


  1. Experience and/or proven ability to fill a management role suitable for a not-for-profit, volunteer-based association, including a good understanding of the need for planning, administration needs and the ability to liaise with the RNA Board and association members
  2.  Good project management skills

      3. Proven understanding of the maintenance of netball court surfaces and sports turf surfaces, and the                operation and maintenance of equipment and knowledge of sports ground maintenance techniques

     4. The ability to separate personal and club interests and association matters, and act in the best interests           of the association at all times whilst in the assigned role


The position will be expected to interact with the following key stakeholders and individual positions:

Board Association subcommittees and working parties

Maintenance contractors

Affiliated clubs and members

Trades and services State

Local Government Agencies

If this sounds like a position you may be interested in please send your expression of interest direct to info@volunteeringredlands.org.au  along with a copy of your resume.