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Committee - Join the Team

Busselton Allsports Inc. - Join the Team

Busselton Allsports Inc. ~ the overarching organising committee of Busselton Jetty Swim, are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for additional committee members to join the current team. If you have a passion for your community, civic service, event management or outdoor sporting events and enjoy being part of a team, you are encouraged to apply.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • To be an active member of the Committee, including attending meetings & event weekend & participating in decision-making for Busselton Allsports Inc.
  • Assist in the planning and decision making for the event weekend
  • Utilise individual skills and knowledge to support the growth and development of the event
  • Improving the performance of the organisation through strategy formulation and policy making
  • To foster a positive working relationship with other Committee members
  • Be aware of and abstain from any conflict of interest
  • Assist other Committee members when necessary
  • Adopt the culture of fostering future leaders and committee members

Time Commitment:

  • Attendance at Committee meetings, monthly initially, then fortnightly and weekly meetings in February

  • Estimated time commitment of about 2 hours per meeting or as required

Committee Comprises of:

President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Race Director, Governance Office, Volunteer Manager, and Committee Members.

Busselton Allsports Inc. is an Incorporated not for profit association founded in 1994. The Busselton Jetty Swim Committee is the governing body of Busselton Allsports Inc., with its sole purpose to organize the annual Busselton Jetty Swim. The present committee consists of seventeen local residents, with a variety skills. There is NO staff employed by Busselton Allsports Inc. to administer this event. The Event Coordinator, appointed on a 9 month contractual basis, oversees partnership and operations management.

As an Incorporated Association, our organisation ensures it is not in breach of its fiduciary obligations to the Australian Business Register (ABR), Australian Taxation Office (ATO), and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety with transparent financial reporting on a regular basis and compliance documentation submitted within deadlines.

As per the Busselton Allsports Inc. Strategic Plan 2017 to 2021 the event business plan showcases the following;

Our Mission

To inspire and engage individuals, businesses and the local community to celebrate community participation and endeavour, by staging an annual swim around the Busselton Jetty.

Our Values

Participation:

In acknowledgement of the value of community involvement, we encourage and nurture participation in the event, be it as a swimmer, volunteer, sponsor, or spectator.

Affordability:

Actively seeking new ways to keep the swim affordable for the wider community, whilst ensuring it remains financially viable.

Inclusion:

We are committed to running an event that is inclusive rather than elite in its focus.

 Good Governance:

As an Incorporated Association, our organisation must comply with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015. The committee subscribes to this model of governance to ensure that we can continue meet our strategic objectives.

Community:

Developing an event that inspires, engages and benefits the community with a strong emphasis on volunteering, community service and leadership, with strong business benefits for community groups and local businesses.

Our Objectives

  • Sustain, deliver and develop the annual Busselton Jetty Swim in line with our values.
  • Encourage people to explore the personal and social values of regular physical activity by participating in regular swimming.
  • Encourage community participation through volunteering, business partnering and sponsorship.
  • Ensure the event is adequately resourced by collaborating with key stakeholders and other organisations.
  • Strive for excellence in governance and to remain compliant with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015

Get in touch

Interested parties are encouraged to enquire and request an Expression of Interest

Trish Vickery
Busselton Allsports Inc
Treasurer
Mobile: 0409 521 726


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