The Australian government runs a program called the Australian Youth Ambassador for Development (AYAD) as part of its overseas aid program.
FIBA Oceania, as a partner in the program, places qualified young Australians into Pacific Island Basketball Federations as a Basketball Development Officer. Over the past 6 years FIBA Oceania has placed AYAD’s in Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.
FIBA Oceania have applied for a position in Fiji, commencing September 2008, and they are now calling for applications from suitably keen and qualified basketball enthusiasts.
To apply, candidates should be:
- Available to take up the assignment in September 2008 for a maximum period of 12 months.
- Be an accredited level 1 coach, with a minimum of 4 years coaching experience.
- Be computer literate, with some basketball administration experience if possible.
- Be able to work unsupervised, and to motivate others.
- Be aged 24 – 30 years of age.
More information about the Fiji AYAD program can be found on the attached form.
Interested candidates should email their application to Judy Smith on firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 18th April, including:
- Basketball CV
- Education and work CV
- A brief outline of why you would like to be an AYAD, and why I should select you for the assignment.
People requiring further information about the program can check the AYAD website on http://www.ayad.com.au