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Community development coordinator - Sydney

AusCycling is the nation’s peak riding and cycling body, representing more than 5 million Australians who ride bikes. Formed in 2020 from 19 state, territory, and national bodies, AusCycling is responsible for programs, projects and initiatives that encompass BMX, Track, Mountain Bike, Road, Para and recreational.

We help school kids learn to ride, we stage more than 500 events each year, we nurture clubs and create pathways, and we are responsible for the training, welfare, and performance of Australia’s Olympic, Commonwealth Games and World Tour athletes.

AusCycling is committed to diversity and inclusion, to integrity and clean sport, to building communities and to achieving excellence in the right way.

AusCycling exists to unleash the unbound potential in every body.

AusCycling’s ambition is to be…… a global leader in cycling – known for our positive impact through participation, performance, advocacy, and sustainability programs.

Team Purpose

AusCycling’s Participation pillar has responsibility for the growth in participation, creating opportunities for more people to enjoy riding their bike regardless of age, circumstance, skill level and location. Primarily this occurs through the channels of school and community programs, working closely with our Clubs and delivery partners to grow the number of Australians riding bikes.

Position Purpose

As part of a network of AusCycling staff around the country, the Community Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the implementation of AusCycling participation and development programs that enhance Clubs and promote and grow participation across all types of bike riding.


The following responsibilities are indicative requirements of the role, and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all requirements.

Working under general direction:

  1. Role model AusCycling organizational values, demonstrating a high standard of behaviour, including respect for and collaboration with others at all times.

  2. Adhere to, uphold, and promote the principles of AusCycling policies and operating procedures.

  3. In collaboration and coordination with colleagues across Australia, develop and coordinate the delivery of initiatives and programs to promote and grow community participation across all types of bike riding.

  4. Foster and strengthen relationships between AusCycling staff, internal and external stakeholders and contribute to a positive organizational culture.

  5. Identify and respond to operational issues as they arise and resolve them in an efficient and timely manner in line with operational policy.

  6. Ensure the Participation Operations Manager and other relevant staff are briefed and across key issues.

  7. Maintain clear and accurate operational documents, records, and procedures.

  8. Liaise with other Participation Coordinators to share ideas, knowledge, and insights.

  9. Develop and retain positive working relationships with stakeholders including schools, clubs, and councils.

  10. Assist clubs to set up introductory come and try programs and other participation initiatives.

  11. Connect and educate Clubs in the use of the Ride Nation Marketplace.

  12. Capture all participation data in the agreed centralised repository.

  13. Report on participation data, insights, and learnings to contribute to continuous improvement of AusCycling’s Participation products.

  14. Capture images and video that can be used by the Media team.

  15. Safeguard the integrity of AusCycling through implementation of the highest standards and community expectations within the state or territory with regard to inclusion, the safety and wellbeing of children, and anti- doping.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Monitor, control and manage assigned tasks to ensure delivery within agreed timeframes and budget.

  • Implementation of programs, initiatives and resources to meet participation growth targets.

  • Positive club sentiment.

  • Positive participant feedback (programs and initiatives).

  • Proactive collaboration within the broader participation team and other business pillars as required.

  • Seek out, welcome and act on feedback.

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement both personally and with regards to participation products.

  • Reporting and compliance for participation programs is achieved.


  • Tertiary qualification in Sport Management, Community Engaged or a related field is favourable.

  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate (or the ability to achieve this within a short time frame of commencing in the role).

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in planning, delivering and coordinating participation initiatives and outcomes.

  • Strong communication skills, including verbally and in writing, and the ability to advocate, represent, influence, negotiate and resolve conflicts should they arise.

  • Experience creating and sustaining effective relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, and to work collaboratively towards common objectives.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects.

  • Analytical ability, data-driven and able to deliver insights to enable evidence-based decision making.

Key Behaviours

  • A can-do attitude, and natural ability to bring enthusiasm and positive energy to the team and the broader community.

  • Entrepreneurial, open to change, sees the opportunity presented by new ideas, and able to capitalise on innovative alternatives.

  • Identifies and suggests new and innovative approaches and ideas with confidence, in a considered and respectful manner.

  • Customer focused, able to understand other perspectives and strives to build organisational capability to enhance and deliver an outstanding customer experience.

  • Is accountable, takes responsibility, and is proactive in solving problems and seeing issues through to resolution.

  • A team player, works effectively with others, collaborates and shares information to build collective knowledge.

  • Is inclusive in approach and shows respect for all others at all times.

  • Committed to own personal development, product continuous improvement, and the organisational development of AusCycling.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Working with Children’s Check clearance from the relevant authority.

  • Satisfactory Police Check (in the absolute discretion of the Company).

  • Satisfactory No Doping Declaration (in the absolute discretion of the Company).

Please forward your letter of Application and your CV to:

Irene Stamatopoulos at

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