Women in Recreational Fishing and Boating Leadership Program 2023

Applications are now open to join the Women in Recreational Fishing and Boating Network’s leadership team!

The leadership team plays an integral part in the delivery of the WIRFAB Strategic Plan and has an important role in advocating on behalf of female fishers and boaters.

The program provides opportunities for passionate female fishers and boaters to learn new skills, build their personal networks and share their knowledge with the community.

Opportunities for WIRFAB leaders include:

  • Representing WIRFAB at a range of industry events annually
  • Professional development sessions
  • Pathways to industry advisory positions to advocate on behalf of women
  • Attending the annual AFTA Trade Show
  • Attending the annual BIAV Melbourne Boat Show

All applications welcome and considered, those with boating experience, diverse backgrounds, who are under the age of 30 or live in regional Victoria are especially encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for the Leadership program applicants must:

  • Be 18 years old or over as of 31 May 2023
  • Be a permanent resident of Victoria
  • Be eligible for a Working with Children Check
  • Be available for an online interview between Monday 26 and Friday 30 June 2023
  • Be available to attend an induction program on Saturday 16 July 2023

How to apply:

Successful applicants will be notified by email on Monday 3 July 2023.

Please forward any enquiries to WIRFAB Coordinator Caitlin Berecry caitlin.berecry@vfa.vic.gov.au

For information about the VFA, phone 136 186