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We're Hiring WheelTalk Presenters!

[Image ID: A large group of students are posing with their hands in the air at the RMIT outdoor basketball court. The front row are using wheelchairs.]

Disability Sport & Recreation has an outstanding opportunity for individuals with disability to become a Wheeltalk Presenter, with the flagship program recommencing in a reduced capacity from August 2021.

The prime objective of the role is to act as a frontline ambassador, educating others about your experiences of living with a disability and helping to promote a message of positive health outcomes through physical activity and inclusion.

The Wheeltalk program also educates the broader community on the positive role DSR plays in supporting its mission for people with disability to be engaged in sport and recreation.

  • This role is on a casual ‘as needed’ basis

  • $39.71 per hour plus 10% Superannuation. Salary Packaging benefit available.

  • The role will commence in February

  • Applications close Tuesday 25 January 2022

What is WheelTalk:

WheelTalk is an interactive program that encourages students and the community to think about diversity, acceptance and disability – with a primary focus on inclusion.

Presented by Victorians with disability who are actively involved in sport and recreation, WheelTalk combines unique stories of lived disability with the opportunity to play up to an hour of AFL Wheelchair or wheelchair basketball.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Facilitating wheelchair sport and recreation activities including wheelchair basketball, AFL Wheelchair and other programs in schools and other locations

  • Speaking about your own personal story and discussing the challenges and opportunities for people with disability to be active

  • Facilitating and answering questions from audiences during sessions

  • Transporting a trailer and equipment to each session

  • Follow the clear, documented guidelines for the conduct of each session to ensure consistency of program outcomes.

The hours on offer will vary according to the number of bookings that are received, with payment also covering the time involved in transporting the trailer to the session location and back to the DSR office in Collingwood.

If you have the desire to make a difference, have previous experience participating in wheelchair sports or facilitating education sessions then this is the role for you.

Please apply with your resume and experience by emailing Ayden Shaw, Manager- Programs and Events at

Applications close Tuesday 25 January 2022

If you have any questions about the role please contact Ayden Shaw via email at or or via phone (03) 9473 0133.

Download the PDF or Word position description:

PDF Position Description - Community Training Support Officer
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Word Position Description - Community Training Support Officer
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Join Our Movement - Become a DSR member!

Every new person who joins as a member of Disability Sport & Recreation adds support to our vision of a Victoria where people with disability can choose and access any sport or recreation they want to engage with. Best of all, membership is free.


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