Our sport is run by volunteers. Without them, Ultimate Victoria and all our clubs would cease to exist. So, along with the AFDA, Ultimate Victoria run the REAP Volunteer Management Program. You can find out more about it here – REAP.
If you would like to join the team at Ultimate Victoria, below are some positions that we are looking to fill. Get in contact with us for more information.
Current Positions Vacant
- Inclusive Practices Subcommittee
- School clinic coaches (read more)
If you are a university, TAFE or high school student wishing to gain exposure to the sport and events industry through practicum placement or work experience programs, we currently have an opportunity to join the Events Team for Semester 2. The Events Team will be working on the planning and delivery of ultimate tournaments in Victoria from August to October.UV Events Team Position Description
Please contact us if you are interested or if you have any questions
Safe Play Quiz
Between UV and AFDA there are a number of policies in place related to providing all participants with a safe experience playing ultimate. The safe play policies are all listed on our Policies page.
Our short Safe Play Quiz is an “open book” test to ensure you understand the most important elements of the policies, and help reduce the risk of injury or harm to players.
Recommended for: pick-up organisers, team captains, team coaches
Club Committee Induction
This course is for volunteers new to a role on the committee of an incorporated club. It will take you through the features and functions of an incorporated club, the key roles and responsibilities committee members have, how to conduct effective meetings, handling member complaints, and more.
With many clubs holding their AGMs in October and November this is a great opportunity to get your new committee members acclimatised with their new role.
Recommended for: club committee members (both recently appointed and returning)
UV Instructor Induction
This course will take you through preparing and running sessions for brand new players. Topics include designed a session plan, teaching basic throwing/catching skills, diagnosing common throwing mistakes, and considerations for inclusive coaching.
Completing this course and submitting all pre-requisites also qualifies you for paid coaching work at schools around Victoria through UV programs.
Recommended for: anyone who will be teaching new players how to play this year!
UV Selector Induction
This course is ideal for anyone who will be involved in preparing tryout sessions and selecting teams for clubs going to tournaments in 2022. It outlines qualities selectors should have, the process for creating selection criteria, planning a tryout session, identifying unconscious biases, and strategies on delivering feedback.
Recommended for: team selectors, team captains, team coaches
UV Child Safety Practices Induction
With the recent release of UV’s new Child Safety policy, we have put together this course and exam as a supplement to Sport Integrity Australia’s course on child protection and safeguarding to guide flying disc club volunteers on providing a child-safe environment for junior participants.
These two courses are strongly recommended for administrators and coaches at clubs running junior programs.
Recommended for: club committees, team coaches
Ultimate Australia Clubhouse
Ultimate Australia’s coach accreditation program is delivered online through their UA Clubhouse portal. Currently, Community Coach (Level 1) accreditation is free for members to obtain, and qualifies them to deliver the Sporting Schools Ulti-Mates program, and state representative teams.
The online component of the Development Coach (Level 2) accreditation is also available, which prepares prospective coaches for club teams and university teams. UV hopes to deliver the face-to-face component of this course locally in 2022.
Recommended for: team coaches looking to progress to being a club coach, a state team coach, or a national team coach
Volunteer of the Month
Every month UV recognises someone from the ultimate community around the state whose efforts are helping others enjoy their experience playing our great sport! Read below about previous Volunteer of the Month recipients, or submit your own nomination.
Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for September, Raph Buelens.
Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for August, Kathy Ryan from Albury Wodonga Ultimate Frisbee!
Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for June, Mary Toney, and our Volunteer of the Month for July, Oakleigh Mullan.
Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for May – Alex Stretton from Funny Duck Ultimate.
Volunteering Victoria – Sport Volunteers Project
Sport and volunteering are interlinked. Sport Club-specific resources and tools to help your Club thrive with volunteer support are now available.
The Sport Volunteer Project has been created to support all sporting clubs in Victoria by providing resources and tools easily applicable to their volunteer programs.
A dedicated Sport Volunteers webpage has been created to house the full range of factsheets, toolkit items and case study videos. The website is hosted and supported by Volunteering Victoria.