ABF National Youth Co-Ordinator


ABF National Youth Co-Ordinator

Expressions of Interest for this position are to be emailed to Phil Gue, Chair of the Youth Committee, by 31st May, 2016.

Position:                     National Youth Coordinator
Reporting To:           The Australian Bridge Federation, Chair of the Youth Committee
Responsible To:       The Australian Bridge Federation
Term:                           Annually renewable appointment subject to performance, following an initial 6 month trial period. Starting date, 1st July, 2016.
Basis:                            The amount of hours needed for the position will vary from time to time. Busy times will be around the preparation of the budget, Youth week, and preparation for any Youth  Committee meetings (generally by Skype). It is envisaged that other than those busy times, perhaps 3-4 hours at most per week.
Retainer: An amount of $6,000 per annum has been allocated for this position, although this can be varied for an outstanding candidate.

Reporting to the Chairman of the Australian Bridge Federation Youth Committee. The successful applicant will become an ex officio member of the Committee.The Youth Co-ordinator’s position can be summarised as follows:

  • provide support for youth bridge within Australia through the state associations and their representatives on the ABF Youth Committee;
  • develop and maintain a data base to keep track of youth players, their locations, whether they still play to ensure we can remain in contact with our youth constituency;
  • optimise participation of all known players in various youth events organised by the ABF Youth Committee on behalf of the ABF;
  • ensure the proper and adequate allocation of resources to those interested in promoting and teaching bridge to youth players;
  • to be creative in developing ways in which we can expand youth bridge within Australia;
  • to develop a Youth Committee budget in consultation with the ABF Treasurer and the Chair of the YC;
  • to be the secretary of the ABF Youth Committee


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