Club Development

Club development focuses on enhancing the organisational performance of a sport and recreation club in the key areas of governance, planning and management to ensure its operations are efficient and effective and its members and participants are provided quality programs and services.

Club Development Officer

The Club & Community Development Officer is a part of the Community Development & Events Team. Their role is funded by the Shire of Esperance and Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

This role supports club development, building relationships with state bodies, information sharing and training provision within Esperance. This also includes the administration of the KidSport program, EDRA support programs (Sports Star of the Year, Regional Talent Development Program). The Club & Community Development Officer is also a contact for funding opportunities including the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries CSRFF program within the Shire of Esperance.

Every Club Funding

The Shire of Esperance has successfully received 3-year funding from the DLGSC Every Club Grant Scheme to enable organisations to support sport and recreation clubs to build their organisational capacity and capability with a focus on governance, planning and management practices.

The grant scheme is part of the broader Every Club Program aimed at providing a holistic, accessible and sustainable model of club support to sport and recreation clubs across Western Australia.

Upcoming Training & Workshops

Every Club Workshops


Previous Workshop Information

Working With Children Check Workshops

The Working with Children Screening Unit is held several free workshops and information sessions for organisations and individuals to better understand the Working with Children Check.  Click on the image to register for a workshop.


If you would like to see more of this training or have a topic that your club feels is relevant please contact the Club Community Development Officer.

Senior Club Community Development Officer Community Development & Events Manager
Jill Reynolds Shane Tobin
Shire of Esperance                                Shire of Esperance
PO Box 507 Esperance WA 6450 PO Box 507 Esperance WA 6450
P: (08) 9071 0609 P: (08) 9083 1706
M: 0407 930 042 M: 0418 557 397
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