Nutrition Trainee 2016-2017

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated, aspiring Sports Dietitian to join the VIS Nutrition Team, to gain valuable practical experience in preparing elite athletes and working alongside some of Australia’s leading Sports Dietitians. 

The successful candidate will work within the VIS nutrition team to provide one on one consults, group workshops and other activities as required.  They will also be required to provide support to the department on other relevant projects.

It will be highly regarded if the applicant has completed the 4 day SDA Sports Nutrition Course, has experience working as an Accredited Sports Dietitian, with a minimum of ISAK Level 1 accreditation and a working with children check.  To complement this experience you will also need to possess outstanding communication and negotiation skills, be able to work in an integrated environment and above all, be focused on athlete wellbeing at all times.

This unpaid voluntary placement is for approximately 8 hours per week over a 12 month period, commencing in July 2016.  The position will be based at the Victorian Institute of Sport in Albert Park with occasional visits to outside training venues.

Applications and enquiries can be made to Kylie Andrew, VIS Sports Nutrition Coordinator at the VIS, via email at

Applications, including cover letter and CV must be received by no later than Friday 27th May.   

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