Education & Careers

Job Opportunities

Please see below the current list of job and coaching vacancies:

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Torrens University

PARTNERSHIP INTRO

Short course offering

The AFLPA’s partnership with Torrens University Australia (TUA) ensures all members and their families are able to access on-line short courses free of charge. From Artificial Intelligence and UX to Social Media Marketing, Leadership and more, these are specialised courses that enhance skill sets and stay ahead in a rapidly changing jobscape. TUA’s short courses are self-contained and self-paced learning modules. They cover a range of topic areas that are aligned with current and future industry demands.

Torrens University Career & Course Counselling

Members are provided with access to individualised one-on-one career and course counselling from Torrens University’s qualified advisors, to support members in navigating the best courses that are available to them based on their career aspirations. 

Please contact XXX for more information.

Education & Training Grants

Education and Training Grants are available to AFLPA members who are current AFL or AFLW players as well as past AFL and AFLW players who were on a club list in the past three years. Members can apply for grants to cover the cost of the following;

  • Masters 
  • University
  • Diploma
  • Professional qualifications
  • TAFE certificate
  • Short course

Players can apply by submitting an application via the Players’ Portal. Should you require assistance with login details please contact your Regional Manager.

Individual LinkedIn and CV development

To assist members with developing or updating their CV and optimising their profile, this session provides one-on-one bespoke consultations designed to maximise their professional brand. This session encompasses direct support with the development and/or creation of their LinkedIn profile and CV utilising a simple two-step process for members based on a proven formula for success. 

Please contact XX for more information.

The Players’ Network

The Players’ Network is a private and exclusive group to AFL Players’ Association members designed to create networking opportunities, connection and support for our members; to showcase your own ventures and promote your business, and most importantly, facilitate opportunities to learn and upskill. Players in Business offers our members the platform and support to grow themselves and their business. Whether you’re in a trade or on the trading floor then we want to hear from you!

You can request to join The Players’ Network here.

Content

Power’s Trent McKenzie setting example with sustainable clothing label

Former Swan Alex Johnson embarks on a new spin cycle

Bulldog great Brad Johnson helping AFLW stars ‘conquer the field’

If you’re starting out a new venture or would like to promote something you’ve created away from the field/ in your life after football, please contact Kavisha Di Pietro.

Contacts

General enquiries/ content

Kavisha Di Pietro, AFLPA Digital Marketing & Content Coordinator, 0458 333 384 or kdipietro@aflplayers.com.au

Alumni

Tim Harrington, Football Operations Manager & Head of Alumni, 0419 152 411 or tharrington@aflplayers.com.au

Chris Smith, Alumni Programs Manager, 0400 019 391 or csmith@aflplayers.com.au

Education & Training

Jennifer Ashton, Player Development Coordinator, 0419 335 914 or jashton@aflplayers.com.au

Mental Health & Wellbeing Navigation Service

As part of a broad range of mental health and wellbeing services, the AFLPA offers a free, confidential and professional counselling support for all current and past players.

Our team is available to provide support weekdays during office hours (8.30AM-5PM AEST Monday-Friday).

Phone: 1800 448 903

Email: wellbeingservice@aflplayers.com.au

For immediate support:

Call 000 in situations where you or someone you know is at risk of harm.
Call Lifeline on 13 11 14 should you or someone you know require immediate out of hours crisis support.