Jessica Alvaro set to depart Bowls SA
Relationship Officer Jessica Alvaro is set to depart Bowls SA to take up a new role with Bowls Australia.
After joining Bowls SA in April of 2019, Jessica departs to tackle the of Regional Bowls Manager for Northern New South Wales.
Jessica’s time with Bowls SA will come to a close on Friday, August 13 and a get together will be held at Club Holdfast from 4pm on Friday, August 6, to celebrate and thank Jessica for her efforts.
Jessica said while it has been a roller-coaster of emotions, she has enjoyed working behind the scenes in a sport she is passionate about.
“It has not been without its ups and downs during the two-year period, but I have enjoyed learning how a sporting organisation works as coming from a membership background,” she said.
I have enjoyed the challenges that have been thrown our way and learning how to deal and manage these.”
She highlighted some of her favourite parts of the job from the past two years.
“I have really enjoyed building relationships with clubs over the two years,” she said.
“The roll out of the BowlsLink system and teaching the clubs and associations has also been something that I am proud of.”
She explained what she will miss most about working at Bowls SA.
“The staff and acquaintances that I have made during the period,” she said.
“I have a great appreciation for the company and how much work the staff do behind the scenes that not everyone sees.”
Jessica believes her experience at Bowls SA will hold her in good stead in her new role with Bowls Australia.
“Building the relationships with the club boards and the turnover each season and having to rebuild the trust,” she said.
“The BowlsLink system and the roll out and how to do it better from two years ago as NSW will be starting to use the system.”
Jessica said she wanted to give one last “big thank you” to all the members across South Australia.
“They all welcomed me in and helped me along this journey,” she said.
“A big thank you to all the staff during my period at Bowls SA, they all helped and guided me through my career and gave me the confidence on taking my next step.”
Bowls SA would like to thank Jessica for her outstanding service to the sport here in South Australia and we wish her all the best in her new role.