News, Noticeboard, Press - 2nd January 2019
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We’re Hiring – Operations Assistant

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We’re looking for an Operations Assistant to join the parkrun team in the Gold Coast office.

 

From quiet beginnings, parkrun has grown into a worldwide social movement with the community at its beating heart.

 

Committed to breaking down barriers to participation in regular physical activity and bringing communities together, we deliver free, weekly timed events that people of all ages and backgrounds can participate in – as walkers, runners, volunteers and spectators.

 

Now in our 15th year, parkrun is delivered in nearly 1,700 locations in 20 countries with 415,000 different people having volunteered. We have recorded over 40 million walk, jog and run performances so far with 3.3 million different people having completed a parkrun.

 

By 2024 parkrun will be a truly global community of 22 million members, with 1.1 million weekly runners/walkers and 100,000 weekly volunteers across 8,000 global events.

 

Our challenge is to continue to thrive and expand in a sustainable manner, making the most of the opportunities offered to us across the world.

 

And we have really only just begun.

 

Are you a confident self-starter who makes things happen?

 

Find out more using the following links:

The position description can be found here.
The application process can be found here.

 

Please note: Applications will only be considered from experienced candidates who demonstrate they meet the requirements of the post.

 

parkrun is an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcomed from all sectors of society and all appointments are made on merit alone.

 

Applications close 5pm Friday 18th January 2019

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