As an organisation, we are more than just what you see on the track, rink or on the ice.  Behind the scenes there is a dedicated and passionate team working hard to achieve the Skate Australia vision, promoting and supporting the development of Skate Sports at all levels. 

Current Vacancies

 

Careers

Current Recruitment

Skate Australia is undergoing substantial development and transformation in 2022 and will be recruiting a range of roles to contribute to achieving our objectives. 

We're currently recruiting for

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Roller Derby National Committee

Upcoming Recruitment

Upcoming recruitment includes:

Skateboarding National Committee

Ethics and Integrity Committee

If you're an experienced professional with the capacity and capability to lead and contribute to a positive, fast developing organisation, please follow our socials and check back regularly as we add more roles and undertake each stage of recruitment during 2022.

 

Finance, Audit & Risk Committee Members

APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED AND INTERVIEWS ARE UNDERWAY

The Opportunity

Skate Australia is undertaking significant organisational transformation in 2022 and is seeking nominations for the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee.

With the support of Sport Australia we are undertaking Australia-wide community engagement to help develop a new five year Strategic Plan. With a clear focus on change and modernisation, Committee members will assist the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities related to:

 

  • finance, including management accounts, financial statements, budget and Annual Report

  • risk management framework

  • insurance activities

  • engagement and performance of the external auditor

  • compliance with legal, regulatory requirements and compliance policies

Motivated Committee members have the opportunity to make substantial improvements to Skate Australia's financial and risk management structures over the course of their two or three year term.

The Committee comprises five members, of which two are Directors of Skate Australia and three are Independent Members. One Independent Member is appointed as the Independent Chair.

About You

The Board is responsible for ensuring that the Committee has a diverse range of skills, knowledge and experience to enable it to fulfill its responsibilities.

 

Applicants are expected to have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, business, accounting or risk.

  • Employment experience in finance, accounting, risk or compliance.

  • Financial management literacy.

  • Regulatory literacy.

  • Risk management literacy.

  • Commercial astuteness.

  • Governance knowledge.

  • The highest standard of ethics and integrity.

  • A commitment to collaboration and collective decision making.

The FAR Committee Terms of Reference  and Member Position Description outlines the role and responsibilities of the Committee and successful applicants will complete the online Sport Australia Director Education Course prior to their first meeting.

Roller Derby National Committee Members

APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED AND INTERVIEWS ARE UNDERWAY

The Opportunity

Skate Australia is undertaking significant organisational transformation in 2022 and is seeking nominations for the Roller Derby National Committee.

Over the next four months, with the support of Sport Australia we are undertaking Australia-wide community engagement to help develop a new five year Strategic Plan. With a clear focus on change and modernisation and the support of new Directors and the CEO, motivated Committee members will have influence and impact over every aspect of roller derby, including:

 

  • long term strategic objectives for roller derby

  • participation growth plans

  • education and accreditation programs for athletes, coaches and officials 

  • club/league development and support

  • design, planning and advocacy of facility development

  • competitions and events

  • national team operations

Rather than individual member roles, the Committee has collective responsibilities and will achieve its objectives via flexible action plans, supported by staff and other resources as these are galvanised.

About You

We believe in the value that diversity brings to all organisations. We're looking for a diverse range of people with skills, knowledge and experience that may include:

  • not for profit governance, strategy and/or stakeholder engagement

  • coaching, officiating and/or education

  • junior roller derby and working with children

  • sport development and management

  • small business development, organisation development and/or customer experience development

  • knowledge of the International Rules of Roller Derby and World Skate

  • knowledge of the WFTDA Rules of Roller Derby and the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association

as well as diversity in terms of roller derby and sport experience, gender, age, background, disability and geographic location. Committee members are unpaid.

The Roller Derby National Committee Terms of Reference outlines the role and responsibilities of the Committee. Successful applicants will complete the online Sport Australia Director Education Course prior to the first meeting.

Promoting and supporting the development
of skating throughout Australia.