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Circulars 2016-2017

Notice is hereby given of the AGM of Life Saving Victoria Limited to be held on 12th November 2016

Commencing at 11.00am
Life Saving Victoria
Ian Potter Auditorium
200 The Boulevard Port Melbourne

10 years LSV v2

AGM AGENDA & LSV Revised Constitution: 

PDF Agenda Nov 2016

Revised Constitution V12 – 11 Aug 2016

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FLN Business Bootcamp – Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August.

Get Board Ready!

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The Life Saving Victoria (LSV) Female Leadership Network (FLN), supported by the Australian Sports Commission through the Women Leaders in Sports program  is pleased to offer females 18 years+, a unique opportunity to attend the Business Boot Camp (Board Ready) program.

The Business Boot Camp program is aimed at current and emerging female leaders within Lifesaving, who are looking to take the next step in their Leadership journey.  This program would ideally suit those members with aspirations to step into club and/or state Director or Executive member positions, with some current committee or officer experience.

Clubs are strongly encouraged to nominate a minimum two applicants to apply for the Business Boot Camp.

Dates:Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August 2016

Location: Life Saving Victoria

Time: 9:00am for a 9:30am start Sat & Sun (TBC)

Participants: Current females leaders, 18 years +

Meals: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided, with the option of a social dinner on the Saturday evening

Accommodation: LSV is currently working with local providers for discounted member pricing, limited bunkroom availability also available at no charge. Please indicate on application form if either of these options are of interest

BUSINESS BOOTCAMP PROGRAM OUTLINE

The Business Boot Camp program comprises of a 2-day intensive weekend program, with inspiring sessions and insight from leaders within sport, business and the community.

The sessions will include structured skills development sessions, keynote speakers and workshops, accompanied by an ongoing mentor/networking program.

The Program will cover:

Governance: leading constrictive meetings, time efficient agendas, financial management, sound policy making and managment structures
Strategic planning: understanding buiness models, corporate prioities, risk management, goal setting and succession planning
Informed Decision Making: understanding board interactions, building effective management committees and working collaboratively
Leadership and Communication: communication styles, effective communication, conflict management, leadership styles and knowing your leadership and brand management.

Mentor and networking sessions

The Business Boot Camp will include a Speed Networking Sessions, with a number of current and former Board Members, from LSV, business and community participating, providing participants with a unique insight into individual challenges, strengths and leadership journey’s. LSV will further facilitate ongoing mentoring opportunities and networking sessions as part of this program.

PROGRAM COST

Supported by the Australian Sports Commissions’, Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program, the cost for the program is $100 (including GST) per participant for the two days.

LSV will invoice clubs for the cost of the Program; it will be up to each club and participant to agree on how much each party will contribute.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications can be made online by the link below – https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.com/forms/xtd0ua1tk5z5z/

A club endorsement should be submitted with the online application.

Applications close Wednesday, 10 August 2016.

Applicants will be notified of their success via email by Monday, 15 August 2016.

Successful applicants will be sent a program pack with further details and a leadership self-audit to complete prior to the commencement of the program.

 

About the LSV Female Leadership Network

In June 2013 Life Saving Victoria launched the Female Leadership Network (FLN), with a mission to bring females from all facets of the organisation, together to inspire and be inspired, to encourage cultural change through positive leadership, creation of positive female role models and provide females to opportunity to develop, network and share. The network is open to all females over 18, including both staff and volunteer members. Three years in, the network now has over 202 active members representing 53 lifesaving clubs, with members ranging from aged 18 through to 75 years in a range of roles within Lifesaving.

The FLN continues to grow and provide opportunities to share, network and be inspired by likeminded females, through keynote sessions, member training, professional development opportunities, networking and skills development workshops, state and international scholarships, as well as an ongoing active online presence.

For further details about the FLN: http://lsv.com.au/clubs-members/leadership/female-leadership-network/

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New employment, volunteer and development opportunities, check out our Career page for more information

LSV has a number of new employment, volunteer and development opportunities;

Volunteer Support Officer  – Team Leader  an opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria as a Volunteer Support Officer – Team Leader.  You will lead a small team working with our 57 Life Saving Clubs across the state, supporting more than 31,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community. You will be responsible for ensuring you and your team build and maintain mutually beneficial and cooperative relationships of support between clubs, state, district and regional officers and the state centre.

Applications close 3rd July 2016

Advanced Lifesaving Camp Leaders – Life Saving Victoria is now inviting applications for employment for roles at the 2016 Advanced Lifesaving Camp. Vacancies exist for Camp Leaders with varied specialist skills. We are seeking experienced lifeguards and lifesaving members in leadership roles, with training and assessment qualifications. Applicants must have a desire to support future leaders wishing to take the next step in lifesaving and strive for their Gold Medallion.

Applications close 26th June 2016

LSV Company Secretary (Volunteer position) – LSV is seeking a volunteer Company Secretary to assist the Board of Directors and Management in this key governance role. The role encompasses the uite of Company Secretarial functions, including supporting the Board Governance Committee.

Applications close 31st July 2016

Advanced Lifesaving Camp Expressions of Interest (Development Opportunity) – Life Saving Victoria is now inviting Expressions of Interest from members who wish to attend the 2016 Advanced Lifesaving Camp.  Our goal for the Advanced Lifesaving Camp is to enhance the training and development of Gold Medallion Lifesavers and Lifeguard recruits, with a strong focus on high performance and practical learning. Those wishing to gain first time employment as a seasonal lifeguard and/or event lifeguard for the 2016/2017 lifeguard period are strongly encouraged to attend the camp and attain the necessary advanced training and qualifications.

Expressions of Interest close 3rd July 2016

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In late September 52 lifesavers from across the state gathered.
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Advanced lifesaving camp is developing the next generation of high quality lifesavers, arming them with the skills, experience and knowledge to take to their clubs, careers and personal lives.

Run over five days in September, the camp challenges lifesavers to improve their skills and knowledge to a gold medallion standard. The program utilises a both the class room and a number of unique beaches giving lifesavers and potential lifeguards exposure to new and exciting locations, putting their skills to the test.

The program is run by a team of experienced lifesavers and lifeguards, including state and national lifesavers and lifeguards of the year. As well as guest presenters from medical expertise and other emergency services.

The week is not one to be missed!

DATES:
Monday, 25 September 2017 to Friday, 29 September 2017
LOCATION:
Angahook Holiday Camp, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231
COST:
$405 (inc GST) per participant, includes all meals, accommodation and course fees
PRE-REQUISITES:
Minimum age is 17 years at Monday, 25 September 2017

Proficient in the following;
• Bronze Medallion (Cert II in Public Safety)
• Apply (Senior) First Aid / First Aid
• Advanced Resuscitation Technique Certificate / Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (AID)
• Spinal Management Award

For further information and to submit an expression of interest for the 2017 Camp – click here

Expressions of Interest close Sunday, 2 July 2017

Camp Leader positions are now open, for further information visit www.lsv.com.au/careers

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Current Vacancies

LSV is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with water safety, swimming, resuscitation, and safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues.  We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services.

 

EDUCATION SUMMER POSITIONS NOW OPEN

Fantastic opportunity to join the LSV team for the Summer and make a difference teaching the Victorian community about water safety!

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR;

  • Open Water Learning Experience – Instructors;
  • Open Water Learning Experience – Team Leaders; and
  • Sink or Swim – Meet a Lifeguard – Instructors

Opportunities exist for energetic and passionate individuals to educate participants in LSV’s key water safety program.

You will supervise and instruct participants (ranging from the ages of 6 to 18) for Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) community and school based education programs, ensuring an understanding of key messages are delivered in an enthusiastic, professional and safe manner.

Programs are delivered across metro Melbourne (Sorrento – Geelong) beaches, pools, classrooms and inland waterways, with some flexibility for instructors to work preferred venues, shift times and days to fit in with other commitments (work, study, club duties, family, etc.).

Shifts are available predominantly during school hours from the beginning of November to December & February to late March. Weekend and regional work is also available as well as further opportunities throughout the year.

Positions Descriptions

Education Program Team Leader

Education Program Instructor

For more information contact Jessica Acocks via email: jessica.acocks@lsv.com.au; or Phone: (03) 9676 6986

APPLY NOW!

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 18 August, 2017.

 

SEASONAL LIFEGUARD POSITIONS NOW OPEN

Applications are now open for those who wish to be considered for employment as a Life Saving Victoria (LSV) paid lifeguard for the 2017/2018 season.

Positions exist for beach lifeguards, event lifeguards, as well as specialist roles for LSVComms Operators, RWC lifeguards and lifeguards at Rowing Victoria events.

Positions available:

  • Beach Lifeguard
  • RWC Lifeguard
  • Chief Lifeguard
  • LSVComms Operator
  • Event Lifeguard

The main employment period is from 26 December 2017 through to 26 January 2018 with extended periods at Woolamai, Portsea, Ocean Grove, Geelong, Torquay, Anglesea and Lorne.

Please refer to Circular 003.07.17 for more information and instructions how to apply.

 

Finance Positions

Great opportunity to join our Finance team delivering critical services across the business.  We are looking for talented, hard working, skilled, client focused professionals to join the LSV team. Great location, fun and hardworking team Apply Now!

Payroll Officer

Part-time / Fixed term

A great opportunity exists for a highly motivated, experience Payroll Officer to join Life Saving Victoria on Part-time / fixed term basis.

Reporting to the General Manager – Finance Services, this newly created role requires an astute, experienced and organised Payroll Officer, who can take on the role and run with it.  The Payroll Officer will be responsible for the delivery of end to end management of the various levels of payroll as well as providing some clerical assistance and Human Resources administration to the Human Resource Department.

We are seeking an energetic, self-starter, who is innovative and process orientated to oversee the delivery of the day to day payroll and accounts administration.  With monthly, fortnightly and weekly payroll administration, this is a busy, multi-task oriented role delivering time critical services to the whole of business.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a process driven individual with a strong background in payroll and administration.  You will have proven payroll reporting experience, with excellent excel, payroll database and processing skills.  Previous experience in payroll support and accounts administration roles essential.  You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements: must have excellent knowledge of payroll administration including but not limited to PAYG, superannuation, FBT and worker compensation.  You will have exposure to high volume payroll processing and experience in Not for Profit organisation preferable.  . You must have the ability to operate in a high pressure environment and be a proactive problem solver, to analyse issues from different perspectives and propose workable solutions.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and

‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in delivering accurate and timely payroll and accounts administration support. Some experience in the development and delivery of new initiatives, systems and processes desirable, good understanding of technology.

You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

LSV Position Description – Payroll Officer V5.0

For further information please contact General Manager – Financial Services on 9676 6972 or penny.callaghan@lsv.com.au

Applications close 30th July 2017

To be considered for this position, please forward your applications with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

Accounts Officer

Reporting to the General Manager – Finance Services, this newly created role requires a skilled, astute and organised Accounts Officer, who can take on the role and run with it.  The Account Officer will be responsible for the delivery of end to end to support and delivery of accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations and support.

We are seeking an energetic, self-starter, who is innovative and process orientated to be an integral part of the Financial Services team and deliver the day to day accounts administration.  This is a busy, multi-task oriented role delivering time critical services to the whole of business.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a process driven individual with a strong background in accounts payable, account receivable and administration.  You will have proven experience, with excellent excel, finance database and processing skills.   You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements: Minimum five years of experience in a high volume finance area with exposure to accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and month end processing and experience in Not for Profit organisation preferable.   You will have a good understanding of all facets of the general ledger, sub ledgers and monthly reporting requirements.  You must have the ability to operate in a high pressure environment and be a proactive problem solver, to analyse issues from different perspectives and propose workable solutions.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in delivering accurate and timely accounts administration support. Some experience in the development and delivery of new initiatives, systems and processes desirable, good understanding of technology.

You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

For further information please contact General Manager – Finance Services on 9676 6972 or penny.callaghan@lsv.com.au

LSV Position Description – Accounts Officer V2.0

Applications close 30th July 2017

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI):

Casual Trainer / Facilitator – Safeguarding Children and Young People.

New opportunity for a training/development professional to deliver/facilitate a number compliance based training sessions across our organisation employees/volunteers.
 
Working with a diverse range of leaders, employees and volunteers, you will deliver training to enhance awareness, knowledge and skills across the Child Safe Standards.
 
We are seeking the services of engaging trainers/presenters, to deliver a number of sessions across the state.
 
You will be empathetic, open, approachable and personable, with a genuine passion for helping others develop personally and professionally.
 
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment preferable, an understanding of the Child Safe standards and some exposure to Lifesaving and/or sports clubs required.
For further information contact Emma Atkins, 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au
Submit your EOI to recruitment@lsv.com.au, outlining your experience, skills and availability.

Volunteer Opportunities

LSV has a number of State Council Officer positions now open for nomination from the LSV Membership, further details with regard to terms, nomination process and requirements are available in the relevant Circular below.  Nominations close on Fri 30th June 2017.

Council of Lifesaving Clubs (CLC)

Circular 219:05:17 – Nominations for Council of Lifesaving Clubs Officers

Nominations are called for the following CLC positions;

  • Director
  • CLC Council Chair / Representative
  • CLC Second Council Representative

Aquatic Sports Council

Circular 218:05:17 – Nominations for Aquatic Sports Council Officers

Nominations are called for the following Aquatic Sports Council positions;

  • LSV Director – Aquatic Sports
  • Chief Referee
  • Board & Ski Representative
  • Beach Representative
  • Aquatic Sports Council Representative
  • IRB Competition Coordinator
  • Powercraft, Gear and Water Safety Coordinator

Membership and Leadership (MLD) Council

Circular 220:05:17 – Nominations for Membership and Leadership Council Officers

Nominations are called for the following MLD Council positions;

  • Director
  • Senior Development Programs Coordinator
  • Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator
  • Chair
  • Member Welfare Coordinator
  • Volunteer Learning and Development Coordinator
  • Junior Development Programs Coordinator
  • Female Leadership Network Coordinator
  • Council Representative

Life Saving Operations Council (LSOC)

Circular 221:05:17 – Nominations for Life Saving Operations Officers

Nominations are called for the following LSOC positions;

  • Director – Lifesaving Services
  • Council Chair / Representative
  • Council Representative
  • Lifesaving Operations Officers
    • State Emergency Management Officer
    • State Lifesaving Communications Officer
    • State Powercraft Officer
    • State Service Efficiency and Standards Officer
    • State Gear and Equipment Officer
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Bass
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Bayside
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Geelong
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Gippsland
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Kingston
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Peninsula
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Otway
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Port Phillip
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Surf Coast
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Western
    • Two (2) Lifesaving Service Representatives

 

 

Development Opportunities

FEMALE LEADERSHIP NETWORK – Business Boot Camp (Board Ready)

The Life Saving Victoria (LSV) Female Leadership Network (FLN), supported by the Australian Sports Commission through the Women Leaders in Sports program is pleased to offer females 18 years+, a unique opportunity to attend the Business Boot Camp (Board Ready) program.

The Business Boot Camp program is aimed at current and emerging female leaders within Lifesaving, who are looking to take the next step in their Leadership journey. This program would ideally suit those members with aspirations to step into club and/or state Director or Executive member positions, with some current committee or officer experience.

Clubs are strongly encouraged to nominate at least one applicant to apply for the Business Boot Camp.

Dates: Saturday, 5 August 2017

Location: Life Saving Victoria 200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne 3207

Time: 9:00am for a 9:15am start

Participants: Current females leaders, 18 years + Meals: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided

BUSINESS BOOTCAMP PROGRAM OUTLINE

The Business Boot Camp program comprises of a 2-day intensive program, with inspiring sessions and insight from leaders within sport, business and the community. The sessions will include structured skills development sessions, keynote speakers and workshops, accompanied by an ongoing networking program.

The Program will cover:

  • Governance: leading constructive meetings, time efficient agendas, financial management, sound policy making and management structures
  • Informed Decision Making: understanding board interactions, building effective management committees and working collaboratively
  • Leadership and Communication – communication styles, effective communication, conflict management, leadership styles and knowing your leadership and brand management.
  • Mentor and networking sessions

The Business Boot Camp will include a Networking Lunch, with a number of current and former Board Members, from LSV, business and community participating, providing participants with a unique insight into individual challenges, strengths and leadership journey’s. LSV will further facilitate ongoing mentoring opportunities and networking sessions as part of this program. PROGRAM COST Supported by the Australian Sports Commissions’, Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program, the cost for the program is $100 (including GST) per participant for the two days. LSV will invoice clubs for the cost of the Program; it will be up to each club and participant to agree on how much each party will contribute.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications can be made online by the link below – https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.eu/forms/lsv-fln-business-boot-camp-application-2017/

A club endorsement should be submitted with the online application. Applications close 9th July 2017.

Successful applicants will be sent a program pack with further details and a leadership self-audit to complete prior to the commencement of the program.

FEMALE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – Business Bootcamp Extension Program Save the date

Life Saving Victoria is pleased to announce that we will be delivering a Business Boot Camp Board Ready Extension Program in 2017.

This program will be aimed at previous Business Boot Camp attendees; as we look to increase their knowledge and understanding of being on a Board and better equipping you to be Board Ready. Participants with a high level of leadership and governance experience also welcome.

Program Dates: Saturday, 2 September 2017 Saturday, 9 & Sunday, 10 September 2017 Further program details to be released in June

Industry Opportunities

Check back soon!

 

Pool Competition Resources

A detailed summary of drowning incidents in Victoria is produced each year. These reports provide information and statistics about the people who drowned in Victorian waterways each year and the activities they were undertaking at the time.

LSV Drowning Reports include unintentional drowning incidents only. They do not include deaths due to natural causes, suicide, or homicide. Information for the reports has been collected from the State Coroner’s Office of Victoria and the National Coroner’s Information System (NCIS).

Life Saving Victoria, as a core member of the state’s emergency services, provides emergency response services across the state through is vast network of Lifesaving Club, Lifeguard, Marine and Aerial rescue services.

As a member of Emergency Management Victoria, LSV supports all phases of Emergency Management in Victoria, and assists other Emergency Services using its broad, yet unique skillset and large member base wherever possible.

Since the early 1900s Life Saving Clubs have been an integral part of Australia’s coastal and inland waterways, with volunteers providing education and training in lifesaving activities, as well as providing the iconic “red and yellow” patrolled areas. Life Saving Clubs harness the support of local communities, and use a network of services such as helicopters, inflatable rescue boats, off shore rescue boats and rescue water craft to ensure the safety of our waterway users.

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