Human resources for sport and recreation

Human resource management is the management of people, focusing on policies and systems, with the aim of maximising staff and volunteer performance.

Human Resources Guide and Tool Kit

The Human 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 Australia.

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.

Human Resources Development Project

The Human Resource Development Project aims to provide significant support to sport and recreation organisations in key strategic challenge areas including:

  • learning and workforce development within the sport and recreation industry
  • professional development of the workforce
  • providing information, tools and resources designed to attract and retain people within the industry.

The 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:

Remuneration and benefits review

Bench-marking of marketplace information regarding salary and benefits within sport and recreation industry.

Professional governance development

Tailored program of learning and development targeting those in governance roles.

Human resources tool kit

Tailored human resources guidelines, policies and templates for use by sport and recreation organisations.

Professional development

Provision of workshops and development opportunities for industry.

More information

Manager, Sport Business Development
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Telephone 61 8 6552 7300

Page reviewed 11 September 2023