Become a Volunteer with Northbridge FC

Become a Volunteer with Northbridge FC

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to give back to your community? Then get involved with the Northbridge Football Club!

Sometimes it is hard to know how you can help, what skills are needed, how much time you have to give up. At Northbridge Football Club we’ve made it easy for players, parents and supporters to get involved in the day to day running of the club, and make a greater contribution to community sport.

From coaching and managing to professional skills like graphic design, photography and video editing there are many opportunities to get involved with the club.

Committee Roles

The club secretary is primarily responsible for the administration duties and provides the coordinating link between member, the committee and various stakeholders. This is a voluntary position with a time commitment of approximately 2hrs per week and monthly general committee meetings.

Key Responsibilities Include:

    • Establish a meeting schedule for General and Executive Committees for the current year.
    • Provide secretarial support to the committee, including preparing agendas in consultation with the President.
    • Prepare minutes of all committee and General Meetings of the club, distribute them in accordance with the club’s Constitution and file appropriately.
    • Collate and arrange for the printing of the annual report.
    • Prepare a comprehensive report of all activities of the club for presentation to members at the AGM.
    • Maintain registers of members’ details plus life members.
    • Be/beome familiar with the roles of the Club, Competition, and any other body that has governance. Give advice to the President and committee as required.
    • Receive all correspondence directed to the club, inform President, react, follow up and distribute to appropriate members.
    • Ensure all licenses required by the club are current.
    • Act as the Public Officer of the club
    • Complete annual statements as required by the Incorporations Act.

Contact Ryan Gonsalves at vicepresident@northbridgefc.com.au 

The purpose of this role is to be a voice for NBFC’s development level football within the NSFA. This role is important to ensure the successful management of the teams and welfare of the players in the Development (Super League, Diamond League, SAP League and Sapphire Leagues). This is a voluntary position with a time commitment of approximately 2hrs per week and monthly general committee meetings.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as a liaison officer between the club and the teams within Northbridge Academy
  • Liaise with Academy Age Group managers to ensure all are informed of schedules and competition administration
  • Support the Football Development Manager and NBFC Technical Director to manage the schedule
  • Be an advocate of Academy teams at the general committee and with NSFA regarding competition grading and schedules
  • Attend to administration matters as directed by the Secretary and Administration Support Staff.
  • Be a point of information and welcome for community team contributors’ players, members, parents, coaches and supporters
  • Ensure age groups Managers are made aware of procedures for submission of team sheets and match cards as required by NSFA protocol.

Contact Ryan Gonsalves at vicepresident@northbridgefc.com.au 

The purpose of this role is to be the advocate of grass roots community football junior teams.  As a community club, this role is an integral part of the General Committee, so the role holder, will have a key voice in decisions and events throughout the season. This is a voluntary position with a time commitment of approximately 2hrs per week and monthly general committee meetings.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Be an advocate of Academy teams at the general committee and with NSFA regarding competition grading and schedules
  • Act as a liaison officer between the club and the community teams within Northbridge Football Club
  • Support the Football Development Manager to manage the schedule
  • Set event schedules and work with event coordinators to ensure community team coordinators are communicated to in a timely manner
  • Be a point of information and welcome for community team contributors players, members, parents, coaches and supporters.

Ensure age groups managers know where to find competition and training information as required by NSFA protocol.

Contact Ryan Gonsalves at vicepresident@northbridgefc.com.au 

The purpose of this role is to enable and empower individuals and the club, through the various communications channels, marketing activity and media, to build a proud community connection and a sustainably progressive club through the Northbridge FC tone and voice. This role is an integral part of the General Committee, so the role holder, will have a key voice in decisions and events throughout the season. This is a voluntary position with a time commitment of approximately 2hrs per week and monthly general committee meetings.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, plan and implement the strategic marketing plan for the Northbridge Football Club
  • Coordinate the marketing and media activity as needed across campaigns, programs and other essential club activity
  • Liaise with media channel (Web, Newsletter, Social Media) volunteers to ensure delivery of marketing and media activity
  • Ensure consistency is achieved in the positioning of the Northbridge FC brand.
  • Liaise with Sponsorship Manager to ensure sponsors brand and messages are being included across media channels and any other opportunities
  • Through activity foster strong connection with the community including schools, volunteers and business partnerships

Contact Ryan Gonsalves at vicepresident@northbridgefc.com.au 

  • As with a committee member of the Northbridge Football Club contribute to critical decision making while taking a hands on approach to improving member experience and engagement specifically within the Academy and Community programs

Contact Antonia Connolly at treasurer@northbridgefc.com.au

  • As with a committee member of the Northbridge Football Club contribute to critical decision making while taking a hands on approach to improving member experience and engagement specifically within the NPL program

Contact Paul Corry at sap@northbridgefc.com.au

Academy/Community Football Program

  • Work with age coordinator, club registrar and team managers to help new players get allocated to teams
  • Be the point of contact for parents, players with queries or general suggestions
  • Support club committee on issues related to the NSFA programs
  • Assist team managers in ensuring all players register via the PlayFootball portal

Contact Julie McManus at info@northbridgefc.com.au

  • Liaise with team managers, coaches and officials within the age group to ensure all are informed of training, competition and club functions
  • Act as a liaison officer between the club and the teams
  • Ensure team managers are aware of appropriate procedures such as submission of team sheets and match cards
  • Assist admin staff in ensuring all team managers and coaches have completed Working With Children requirements

Contact Julie McManus at info@northbridgefc.com.au

  • Liaise with all team members, parents, coaches and officials to ensure all are informed of training, competition and club goings on
  • Coordinate submission of team sheets and match cards as required by NSFA protocol
  • Ensure team is advised of any special duties, e.g. ground preparation and pack up, BBQ Duty
  • Coordinate return of equipment to appropriate storage areas after training and matches.

Contact Julie McManus at info@northbridgefc.com.au

  • Plan and coordinate all trainings sessions and game situations
  • Communicate with parents who have questions or concerns about their child’s progress or participation
  • Be aware of competition rules and regulations, including association requirements
  • Responsible for warm up and conditioning of players

Contact Julie McManus at info@northbridgefc.com.au

NPL Football Program

Game Day Operations

  • Do you live local?
  • Are you happy to be part of a rotation of contributors?
  • Setting up and bringing down of nets and flags

Contact Julie McManus at info@northbridgefc.com.au

  • Ordering food
  • Receiving of deliveries
  • Scheduling of canteen operators

Contact Julie McManus at info@northbridgefc.com.au

Media & Marketing

  • Liaise with appropriate club personnel like program leads
  • Lead the ideation, creation and planning of campaigns
  • Brief and liaise with designers, photographers, video editors etc
  • Brief in Newsletter manger, Social media, website manager 

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

  • Maintenance of database, with compliance to privacy laws
  • Content strategy including content and look & feel
  • Content sourcing & creating
  • Schedule & send

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

  • Website Strategy
  • Content sourcing and creation
  • Scheduling and ad hoc posting
  • Campaign implementation

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

  • Social Media Strategy
  • Content sourcing and creation
  • Scheduling and ad hoc posting
  • Campaign implementation

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

  • Liaise with sponsorship team to ensure media contracts are being met
  • Ensure all content e.g. logos, ads, offers are up to date

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

  • Analysis of trends
  • Provide insight back to Channel Managers & Campaign Managers

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au

Contact Pascal de l’Epine at pascal.delepine@live.com.au