Become a Longboard Coach

Our aim is to increase mental and physical wellbeing in community members of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. By collaborating with Brisbane City Council, Logan City Council, Ipswich City Council, headspace and other organisations we are able to provide adequate programs in various parts of South East Queensland. Currently our team provides around 20 workshops each month ranging from youth engagement sessions, youth justice programs, school programs, community workshops and event-based coaching.

What will my role be?

As a Coach, you will be trained in session planning, coaching practices, and participatory leadership principles. After your training period, you will be joining our Head Coach to gain your first experience and put your skills into practice. Being a Longboard Coach means you will be working with people from a variety of backgrounds and conduct coaching sessions that incorporate play and skill learning tailored to each participants' ability.

What is expected of me?

  • Enjoy working with people of all ages

  • Highly developed customer service skills

  • Be passionate about longboarding

  • Advanced time management skills

  • Available at least 2-3 hours per week

  • Be a good role model especially in regards to safety and health

  • Have a broad knowledge or willingness to learn about skill development

  • Previous work within the youth and/or mental health space can be a plus

You are not required to have any prior coaching experience, it can, however, be an advantage.

Do I need any qualifications or certificates?

 

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume via the button above by COB 15 Dec 2019.

We encourage people of all backgrounds and abilities to apply and will evaluate applications on merit. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this position please get in touch with us at (0)434 882 982.

Partners and Supporters

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 We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the lands in which we work and host our workshops and events on, the Turrbal, Jagera, Bundjalung, Yugambeh, Githabul and the Jarrowair people, and pay our respect to all Elders past, present and future.

We value their role in caring for and maintaining land over thousands of years.  

888 Brunswick Street, Level 1

New Farm QLD 4005

Tel: 0434 882 982

ABN 55 724 047 435

©2019 by Longboard Family Inc.

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