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Volunteer Support Officer – Regional

Full Time / Fixed Term

An exciting opportunity exists for  2 (two) highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria as a Volunteer Support Officer – Regional Area’s.

  • Eastern Area – Victoria
  • South Western Area – Victoria

You will work with an allocated 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 34,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community.

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.

You will be responsible for building and maintaining mutually beneficial and cooperative relationships of support between clubs, area officers and the state centre.  You will also be supporting the clubs and membership across the state with integration and support of administration, infrastructure, IT systems, lifesaving services and reporting systems including troubleshooting, training and guidance.

The Key Outcomes of the role include;

Relationship Management – to foster positive and supportive relationships with clubs, committees, local councils and members.

Administration Capabilities – support the development of clubs efficiencies and independence in regard to their volunteer administrative capabilities through IT training, enhancement of systems and advice. Support activities and processes required to maintain affiliation with Life Saving Victoria

Club & Volunteer Support – supporting club committees, area officers and state officers, with tools, networks, resources and advice and transition and succession planning.

Resourcing & Support – supporting clubs and members with resources and engagement to enhance capabilities through IT support and training,

Supporting Activities – support and promote clubs, local area activities, including; sport, membership and leadership, training, lifesaving state services, to support member retention, development, upskilling and increase club capabilities.

With a continuous improvement mind-set, you will take an analytical approach to troubleshooting, with the ability to clearly demonstrate outcomes. You will be able to manage your own time to achieve key outcomes and prioritise multiple projects and needs, including those of clubs, volunteers and Life Saving Victoria.

You will have demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with various groups both internally and externally of a typical Life Saving Club operation.

We seek motivated, proactive thinkers, who enjoy working in a team environment. The successful applicant will have sound knowledge of volunteer support and club development, with demonstrated customer service and communication skills, and a flexible, “can do” attitude.

Previous experience as an officer in a sporting, emergency service or volunteer organisation would be advantageous.  Qualification with units of competency in support/administration and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment desirable.  Current Victorian Drivers License and a Working with Children Check or the ability to obtain one is essential.

You will need to be available for regular weekends during peak summer period and some regional travel will be required, with a car to be provided as part of the package.

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.  Roles will be regionally based.

LSV Position Description – VSO 2019 V2

For further information please contact Hiring Manager Simon White – 0417 067 270 or simon.white@lsv.com.au

Applications close 20 March 2019.

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

 

Governance & Integrity – Support Officer

Part-time/Fixed Term

Great opportunity for an highly skilled and experienced individual to join the team in this newly created role of Governance & Integrity – Support Officer

We seek a governance professional with excellent people and communication skills, your will be organised with excellent administration and time management skills.  You will have good stakeholder management experience with ability to build strong relationship supporting and enabling our volunteers, committees and sub-committees.

The role will support our clubs and volunteers with specialist advice, education and policy support  for governance, risk and complaints handling .  The support officer will provide secretarist support and guidance to the Board, Committees and Sub-committees, with a key role to develop and improve capacity of clubs to deliver sounds outcomes for individuals and the organisation.

This role involves plenty of task variety including support and advice,  reporting and administration, policy development and education. You will deliver and support a range of administrative, communication, stakeholder management and support services.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a an individual with previous experience in a similar role, supporting Boards and Committees, with strong governance and secretariat skills.  You will have a compliance focus, with the ability to build strong relationships and enjoy advising, educating and developing others to better understand governance, risk and quality outcomes.

Specific requirements: postgraduate qualifications in Business/Governance/Law or similar relevant area and/or previous experience.  Must have strong secretariat skills,  reporting and administration skills.  You will have the ability to work on a number of tasks and priorities simultaneously, and the ability to operate in a busy environment.   You will have strong governance, legal and/or risk background, with a track record delivering sound outcomes in a timely manner.  You will be an extremely organised person with a talent for troubleshooting and problem solving. Experience in the support and development of policy, processes and resources preferred.

Personal attributes: demonstrable ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be a people person with the ability to deal with high pressure and able to demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering.

Communication skills: must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, internal staff, local councils, government agencies, national bodies and sponsors.

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude. You will need to be available to work weekends over the summer period and be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. Regional travel will be required.

Being able to successfully manage competing priorities and high volumes of work effectively within tight time frames is a key requirement of this position, as is the ability to work with discretion and complete confidentiality and deal with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.

Your aim will be to further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes, improve efficiency and innovate.

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

LSV Position Description – Governance and Integrity Support Officer V3

For further information please contact hiring Manager Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

This is a part-time, fixed term role.

Applications close on 13 March 2019

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


Training Manager

Fulltime/Fixed Term (Maternity Leave)

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria in this great role of Training Manager.  We seek a training professional with exceptional customer skills, people development skills, enthusiasm and passion for education.

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering training and assessment to a wide range of client groups located across regional and metropolitan areas. LSV deliver a selection of short courses focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety across the state both in metro Melbourne and regionally. Included in the courses currently offered by LSV is both accredited and non-accredited training.

LSV is also the peak body for water safety in Victoria and provide information, advice, guidance and services in risk management and water safety across the various aquatic environments. The services are guided by research and the State’s drowning statistics and are aimed towards contributing to the organisational mission. Amongst these services are safety assessments, mystery visits, communication and education campaigns and industry consultation.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Training Manager will be focused on the planning, delivery, review and continuous improvement of accredited and non-accredited water safety and first aid training services.

Key expectations include ensuring the highest standard of structured service delivery, adherence to RTO standards / Industry requirements, strategic growth and stakeholder engagement and support.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a training professional with demonstrated experience in a similar role, with strong people management skills and experience overseeing a large pool of staff. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education and people development.    You will be a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for leading a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: you will have demonstrated experience in vocational education and training, with Certificate IV in Training and Assessment desirable.  You will have strong reporting skills with previous oversight of budgets.  You will have excellent communication skills, with continuous improvement focus.  You will have strong process management skills, with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in oversee the delivering training and assessment.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for excellent customer service and ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your clients and your team.  You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including employee, clients and industry.

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

LSV Position Description – Training Manager V2.0

This is a fulltime / fixed-term (maternity leave) appointment, for further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 9676 6944 or lexi.hilgert@lsv.com.au

Applications close Wednesday 13th March 2019.

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

 

Casual Café and Function Staff

  • Café Shifts available Monday – Friday 10.30am – 3.00pm (occasional weekends) 
  • Additional casual shifts available including conference and evening events 
  • Immediate availability required 

We seek a Casual Café and Function Waitstaff member with exceptional customer service skills and enthusiasm to join our growing team.   Great location! Fun and hard-working team! Apply now! 

Life Saving Victoria 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.  With a Café and function venue onsite delivering a variety of hospitality and conferencing services to a wide range of clients including not for profits, internal customers, corporate clients, sporting organisations, social events and weddings.  

Location 

Caps Café is located on the beach in Port Melbourne within the Life Saving Victoria State Centre and Lifeguards@200.    

Caps Cafe caters for a variety of cliental with great food, good service and fabulous coffee, whether its local residents, families visiting the beach or the wonderful playscape park, function clients, LSV staff and Volunteers or the many bike groups, walking groups or visitors. 

Lifeguards@200 is a stylish, yet relaxed venue is perfect for weddings,?conferences, corporate and personal functions.?The flexible venue can cater for small groups in the Boulevard Bar area and can extend into each of the three Sandridge rooms and even incorporate the Ian Potter room, creating space for up to 200 people seated and 350 standing. 

The role 

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to work across both our Café and function center providing exceptional customer service. 

The successful applicants will have previous experience in a similar fast paced cafe or restaurant environment with barista and waitering experience.  Experience in conferencing, banqueting and bar work will be advantageous. ?RSA and a food handlers certificate are a must have. 

We are open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch. Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne. 

Applications close on 10th March 2019 

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter to:? Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au 

For further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 9676 6944 or lexi.hilgert@lsv.com.au 

 

Casual Lead Chef 

  • The role is a minimum of 30-hours for a minimum 6 week period  
  • Must be available to start mid-April for 6?weeks, possibility of extended casual work 

Located on the beach in Port Melbourne within the Life Saving Victoria State Centre, Lifeguards@200?is seeking the services of a passionate Chef to provide quality service to our growing functions business.? 

We are seeking the services a reliable and talented Chef, with a can do attitude, to supervise and service the business, providing support for the front of house functions.? You will have the opportunity to run the show, whilst working in a supportive, fun team.? 

This is an opportunity for the right person to bring their enthusiasm and creativity into a growing functions business, Lifeguards@200. The role is principally focused on the delivering quality catering services to our corporate, event and wedding clients.??? 

This role will suit a self-starter, who enjoys multi-tasking, has a passion for great food, is able to provide quality service?and enjoys interacting with a diverse client base, creating a friendly and professional environment.? 

Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years’ Chef experience and previous experience supervising and/or running kitchen operations, including food ordering and menu preparation. Some front of house, function management, clients management and/or support advantageous. 

Minimum of 30-hour per week, with more hours available pending?function bookings,?some weekend and late night?hours?required, initial 6-weeks period with option to extend casual work. 

In return Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne. 

Applications close on 10th March 2019 

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

For further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 9676 6944 or lexi.hilgert@lsv.com.au 

 

Manager – Volunteer Training

Life Saving Victoria 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.

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering Training and Assessment to our Volunteer Lifesavers through our large Volunteer Network.

Working with our 57 Life Saving Club, supporting our 34,000 + volunteer members, the volunteer training services area,  supports the development and maintenance of LSV organisational Training standards and policies within Lifesaving Clubs across Victoria through the provision of training delivery, support, monitoring and mentoring.

Providing support to the key volunteer stakeholders through collaboration, development of resources, support of compliance tasks and the delivery of program, forums and workshops.

With and aim to further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes and innovate.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Training Manager  – VT will oversee the Volunteer Training team.  The role will be focused on the planning, delivery, review and continuous improvement of  delivery and support.  Ensuring the highest standard of customer services, delivery, adherence to RTO standards and Industry requirements, strategic growth and stakeholder engagement and support.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a training professional with demonstrated experience in a similar role, with strong people management skills, team building and experience overseeing and supporting a large network of volunteers/ casual staff. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education, volunteerism and people development.    You will be a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for leading a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: you will have demonstrated experience in vocational education and training, with exceptional collaboration and relationship building skills.  You will have strong reporting skills, with previous oversight of budgets and strategic planning.  You will have excellent communication skills, with a continuous improvement focus.  Strong process management skills, with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment essential.  You will be a trouble-shooter, with a strong solutions focus.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for excellent customer service and ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for our volunteers and your team.  You will be detail orientated with the ability to work to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders.

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

LSV Position Description – Manager – Volunteer Training

For further information please contact Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Applications close 3 March 2019

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

 

 

 

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Development Opportunities

Session 3 Blue Connections – LSV’s Aquatic Network: What Makes People Tick

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Cole – Managing Director @ Tick Concepts

Date: Tuesday 26th Feburary 2019 @ 6.30pm (for 7pm start), LSV State Centre

Session Overview

Join us for evening of inspiration, development, fun and networking with the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay, sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts from across our state! Hear from the very experienced and engaging Andrew Cole, who will take us though a fun, interactive and informative workshop on the power of ‘Tick’! With the power of Tick, Andrew will teach us different leadership styles and techniques to suit the individual.

Session Registration and Information, click here

Single Session $25 per registration

Complimentary beveridge and light refreshments will be provided on arrival!

 

FLN International Women’s Day Breakfast Event

Guest Speaker: Michelle Redfern

Date:                Thursday, March 7 2019

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

Time:               Breakfast Event – 7:00am arrival for a 7:30am start

Session Overview:

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Life Saving Victoria is inviting all females and male Champions of Change 18 years+ to an exclusive breakfast event with Michelle Redfern.

Michelle is an award-winning advisor, consultant and facilitator. She is the founder of Advancing Women; professional women’s network and proud recipient of the Australian Financial Review & Qantas 100 Women of Influence Awards (2018) for her work on diversity and inclusion.

Michelle will provide the audience with an insightful and inspirational talk on Determination and Influence, as she talks about the leadership characteristics that have shaped her life and career and how leaders can make a difference

This breakfast session will be a cross agency and sector event, where we encourage members of other Emergency Service agencies, the Aquatic Industry, Sports Industry and other likeminded agencies to join us for this engaging key note address. Participants will have the opportunity to share, network and connect with likeminded individuals.

Registration and Information, click here

LSV Members – $25

Non- Members – $35

Refreshments will be provided on arrival.

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