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School-Based Trainee

Organisation / Entity: Office of Sport
Job category:
  • Arts, Sports and Recreation
Job location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Job reference number: 000099RO
Work type: Part-Time
Number of positions: 7
Total remuneration package: Aboriginal Traineeship
Contact: Jason Spurway
Contact email: 02 8754 8841 / workforcemanagement@sport.nsw.gov.au
Closing date: 09/01/2023 - 11:59 PM


School Based Aboriginal Traineeships in Sport and Recreation

Are you looking to gain exposure, work experience, credits towards your HSC all while getting paid? Come and join our friendly and vibrant team at locations across Western Sydney and Regional NSW.

The Office in Sport are seeking applications/applicants for the traineeship positions funded under the Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Grant. The Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Grant is an Aboriginal programs initiative funded by the governing body Training Services NSW.

The Office of Sport is the lead NSW Government agency for sport and active recreation.  With a vision of sport and active recreation creating healthier people, connecting communities and making a stronger NSW, we provide the people of NSW with the leadership, policies, programs, funding and infrastructure necessary to maximise the social, health and economic benefits realised through this valued sector.  Our work is spread across NSW, with ten Sport and Recreation Centres, four Olympic Sport Venues and offices throughout the state.

We have a number of opportunities across Western Sydney and Regional NSW for Aboriginal school-based trainees to be funded under the Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Grant. Our Office of Sport locations include Olympic Venues in Western Sydney, Central Coast and Wollongong. Further details on each of the centres can be found here.

As part of the School Based Traineeship, you will:

  • Complete the Certificate III in Business Administration over a two-year period and receive 100 days (minimum) of Paid Employment
  • Gain 8 units towards your HSC

The Trainee will be a self-motivated team player with the ability to provide support services to administrative staff and other team members to enable the efficient operation of the team/unit. Duties include filing, mail receipt and sorting, maintenance of registers, routine purchasing, meeting and events support and other administrative tasks as required. As a Trainee you will also be exposed to field and office-based activities supporting Office of Sport staff.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please submit your application online via iworkfornsw;

When applying you need to:

  1. Attach a one-page cover letter explaining your suitable and interest in the position
  2. Provide a two-page resume including two referees


  • The successful applicant will be subject to a National Criminal Records Check.
  • No offer of employment will be made until all relevant clearances are finalised.
  • Successful candidates for this role will be required to provide evidence of double vaccination status.

Applications close: 11:59pm Monday, 9 January 2023 (AEST).

  • To learn more about the Traineeship program, please contact Jason Spurway on (02) 8754 8841 or email workforcemanagement@sport.nsw.gov.au. 
  • or view the role description.

We look forward to receiving your application!