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Garden Games is seeking to grow its casual team to provide fun and active times for all who play.
Our Garden Games Playmaker position is a casual role in providing games to play and conducting activities at events big and small.
Garden Games Playmakers will be tasked with upcoming events especially on 7-9 October. The position will require weekend work days and evenings and occasional weekday work.
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Ensure the play area is a safe and inclusive playground, be present in the play area and organizing and playing large games with 20+ players and be a role model.
- Activity Game Time – lead groups of players in skills building, cooperative games and relay races and challenges
- Ensuring play area is clean and attractive for players and visitors.
- Supervision of Play Area
- Promotion of Garden Games services and packages
- Promote the ideals of ‘Play’ and its benefits
- Delivery, Setting up and Packing up of games.
Offsite Duties include
- Packing and unpacking games
- Delivery and collection of games throughout Sydney
- Demonstrated experience leading and/or teaching groups of children and adults with the ability to engage and encourage
- Motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
- Humorous and playful with ability to set clear goals and follow through with flexible and creative problem solving tools
- Conceptual ability for the larger perspective with a strong attention to detail and multitasking
- Experience interacting with diverse communities
- Access to reliable transportation (public transportation or personal transport) to/from various locations in Sydney
- Candidates must hold a working with children check
- Full licence including ability to drive manual vehicle
- Social Media Skills – Instagram/ Facebook
- First Aid Certificate
Benefits of being an Garden Games Playmaker with us
- Develop leadership skills and gain valuable experience for a career in education and youth development
- Make a lasting difference in other peoples lives and your community
Above award wages will be provided. Bonuses for demonstrated initiative and additional skills.
Typical physical and mental demands:
Garden Games Playmakers are required to frequently balance, bend, climb, grasp, kneel, reach, sit, squat, stand, stoop, twist, walk, and write on a daily basis. Playmakers must also be able to occasionally lift and carry light to medium loads of 10 – 30 kilograms, and be able to occasionally pull and push loads of 10-60kilograms with trolley when setting up games.
Requires a normal range of hearing and eyesight to communicate with children and adults. Also requires flexibility to readily adapt to a changing environment.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and cover letter. Note that a cover letter is required for review. Please include 3 references in your cover letter.
- Candidates selected for an interview will be notified by phone.
Garden Games is an equal opportunity employer.