Team Leader - Programs

Date: 6 Jul 2024

Location: Ryde, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Coordinate administration and delivery of the social Basketball Competitions and Learn to play Basketball skills program
  • Part Time role - 36 hours a week including Sundays
  • Ongoing training and career pathways


We have a great opportunity for an experienced Basketball Programs Team Leader to come join the Y at The Ryde Community Sports Centre!


We are looking for a vibrant leader to be part of a small but connected team, someone who can maintain but also grow programs within the centre. 


About your new role

The Ryde Community Sports Centre is a 2-court indoor sports stadium and our staff prides themselves in delivering quality sports programs in Basketball, Netball, Futsal and Outdoor Soccer in the warmer months! Working 36 hours per week including Thursday evenings and Sundays, the Programs Team Leader will be an efficient well-organised, self-motivated person, showing strong commitment to staff and training. Emphasis on leadership and motivation in a challenging environment will require excellent communication and presentation skills.


Your prime responsibilities will be:


  • Coordinating our Learn to Play Basketball skill program, including developing lesson plans, overseeing enrolments and related administration and leading a team of enthusiastic coaches; and

  • Running our Men’s and Mixed and Basketball Competitions, including grading teams, developing draws, communicating with the teams and the oversight of the referee/bench official roster.


The right candidate will also have a vision for launching a junior basketball competition and expanding our skills programs.


To be successful in this role, you will have:


  • Current First Aid & CPR
  • Office administration and Computer skills
  • Knowledge of Basketball and community recreation (playing, refereeing, coaching and administration)
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Tertiary qualifications Sport, Recreation or Fitness (desirable)



Our Recreation Team is a close-knit community of energetic people-people, with a passion for staying active and helping others. From our Duty Managers and Customer Service Officers, to our Instructors and Coordinators, the team are responsible for transforming our 24 Recreation Centres into warm, inclusive and safe spaces – providing access to health, fitness and recreation opportunities for those who need it most. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and wellbeing of vulnerable and underprivileged young people, always acting with integrity and respect to provide fun and meaningful experiences, safely. We’ll reward you with perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and support you to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.


Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Commitment to Safeguarding

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.