It is important and plays a vital role in the management of paid and volunteer staff.
The department helped to establish, and supports, the Human Resources
Industry Advisory Group (HRIAG), which provides advice to the industry
in the development of paid and unpaid people.
The HRIAG provides a
forum to share information and act as advisors to sport and recreation
on developing strategies and initiatives which support increasing the
industry’s people capabilities.
There are currently eleven
members of HRIAG who bring extensive experience in people development
and the sport and recreation industry to the table.
The department is committed in helping State Sporting Association and Peak
Industry Bodies manage and support people within their organisations.
This is demonstrated in our human resource projects.
Resources (HR) Guide and Tool Kit has many documents, policies and
supporting templates, aimed at improving the level of human resources
management within the sport and recreation industry in Western
Part of the HR Tool Kit is the
Sport and Recreation Human Resources Guide. The guide provides a
reference for the effective management of human resources within sport
and recreation organisations.
Changes will come into effect as a result of the national model Workplace Health and Safety Act (WHS)
and it's likely that new WA laws will be in place later in 2013. As a
result, sports are being urged to consider their duties under the act
and how this will affect their organisations, their people and others.
Australian Sports Commission has developed some resources for work
health and safety reform to help sports plan and prepare for what they
need to do to comply. You can also get general information from Safe Work Australia.
Human Resource Development Project aims to provide significant support
to sport and recreation organisations in key strategic challenge areas
project will aim to achieve a holistic human resource approach towards
people development and capacity building for the sport and recreation
industry through delivering on the following five components:
Bench-marking of marketplace information regarding salary and benefits within sport and recreation industry.
Tailored program of learning and development targeting those in governance roles.
Tailored human resources guidelines, policies and templates for use by sport and recreation organisations.
Provision of workshops and development opportunities for industry.
Apex Human Resources Consultancy was engaged by Future Now with the Department and the Western Australian Sports Federation to undertake the survey in 2010.
Please contact Aaron Morse to request a copy of the 2010 report/presentation.
In 2015 the department replicated the survey and the report will be available soon.
Identify the recreation industry learning and workforce development needs and priorities in Western Australia.
The department engaged 46 State Sporting Associations (SSAs)
to undertake the Workforce Development Planning process, including the
development of a Workforce Development Plan.
SSAs participating in the Workforce Development Planning Process a broad
framework has been developed which covers the following 5 key pillars:
The Workforce Development Planning System project has shown us that:
Of the SSAs that have participated in the Workforce Development Planning project, the following outcomes were achieved:
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