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Administration Coordinator – Lifesaving Club Development

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria as the Administration Coordinator – Lifesaving Club Development.  You will work with our 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 34,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community.

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 skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland 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.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated person to coordinate the maintenance and development of Lifesaving Operations administration function, ensuring the delivery of high quality and innovative administrative support to the team, clubs and members.

You will be the central point for communications and support of business unit with a focus on support the paid lifeguard service and lifesaving services including, administration support of rostering, payroll and pre and post season communications, administration and support the recruitment and onboarding of seasonal staff.

You will service the Life Saving Club Development business unit providing support to staff, clubs and membership across the state.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an administration professional with strong customer services and project coordination experience.    You will have proven success providing administration support to a whole of business unit, including some event coordination with the ability to deliver administrative services in an accurate and timely manner.

Specific requirements:  Previous experience as in a sports club or volunteer organisation would be advantageous. Support with rostering and/or workforce resource coordination preferred.  You will have proven success meeting deadlines, operating under pressure and be comfortable multitasking, your time management skills will be highly developed.

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.   You will be flexible with availability after hours and some weekends during peak season.
Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders. 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 – Administration Coordinator LCD 3.0

For further information please contact Hiring Manager: Briana Newson on 9676 6945 or briana.newson@lsv.com.au

Applications close 9 May 2018

This is a is a 12-month maternity leave role

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

 

School Swimming & Water Safety Project Officer

Exciting opportunity for a talented Educator to join the LSV team in this newly created role, delivering innovative and engaging workshop and accredited training to Education sector and Aquatic Industry, to provide enriched swimming and water safety learning programs for students.

Join this new project and provide your expertise to innovate the learning space!  Great location! Fun and hard-working team! Apply now!

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation and is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities.

The Port Melbourne State Centre is home to 70 fulltime staff, a Function Centre, Training facility and key infrastructure that supports the delivery of our Lifesaving, Training and Education Service and supports over 400 seasonal staff, licensees, Volunteer Members and Life Saving Clubs.

The School Swimming & Water Safety Project Officer will work closely with Education sector and Aquatic Industry, to develop and deliver workshops and resources for schools and the aquatic industry.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a teacher with a strong understanding of the Victorian Curriculum Learning Areas specified for the position.  You will have strong experience and passion for water safety and education.  You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements:  you will be a Teacher currently registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and/or aquatic industry, swim teacher or similar.  You will have a good experience delivering lesson plans, assessments and teacher support material, with strong skills in stakeholder engagement.   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.

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.

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 – School Swimming and Water Safety Project Officer_V3

For further information aplease contact General Manager – Education Services on 9676 6975 or kate.simpson@lsv.com.au

Applications close 26 April 2018

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

Casual Education Presenter

An exciting opportunity exists for highly motivated and energetic individuals to join the LSV team, as part of our Education program, to conduct Aquatic PD workshops.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak water safety and Lifesaving organisation and is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities.

The Port Melbourne State Centre is home to 70 fulltime staff, a Function Centre, Training facility and key infrastructure that supports the delivery of our Lifesaving, Training and Education Service and supports over 400 seasonal staff, licensees, Volunteer Members and Life Saving Clubs.

We are seeking talented presenters who have an education/teaching background with extensive knowledge of Royal Life Saving Society Australia (RLSSA) Swim and Survive program, both content and delivery, exceptional presentation skills, and are enthusiastic and passionate about education and drowning prevention.

LSV currently deliver Swim Instructor workshops across multiple topics including the Swim and Survive program, Open Water to Pool workshop and stroke/ area specific streams, in both metropolitan and regional Victoria locations.

Key Selection Criteria;

We are currently seeking a Casual Education presenter who can engage our Swim and Survive Licences in Workshops, creating a fun, supportive and inclusive environment.

Ideal candidate: These positions would ideally suit a swim teacher or swim school coordinator with a strong understanding of the Swim and Survive programs.  You will have strong presentation skills, with a passion for developing people to achieve their potential. You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements:  You will have a good experience delivering lesson plans, assessments and teacher support material, with strong skills in stakeholder engagement. Required qualification include current Driver’s License, Working with Children Check, First Aid, CPR, Austswim or equivalent. Extension courses and experience in staff training is desirable.

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 your audience. You will be detail orientated, with successful time management skills.

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

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

Education Presenters_Position Description 2018 v2

For further information please contact Hiring Manager Melissa Laird, Manager – Water Safety Education on 03 9676 6954 or melissa.laird@lsv.com.au

Applications close Friday 1st May

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

Other Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer – SLSA

The Board of Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA), the nation’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority, is looking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  SLSA supports a national movement established in 1907, comprising 170,000 individuals who are members of 311 affiliated clubs, each attached to a State Centre across the country. Funded through community donations, fundraising, corporate sponsorships and government grants, it is the largest volunteer movement of its kind in Australia.

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36005416?pos=0

 Operations Manager – Surf Life Saving NT

Reporting to the CEO, the Operations Manager will be responsible for the management, including the growth and development, of Lifeguard and Lifesaving Services in the NT.

SLSNT provides high quality Lifeguard supervision at locations across Darwin and Palmerston, both under contract and on a casual basis. Three affiliated clubs provide lifesaving services as well as our Search and Rescue team that operates a 24/7 marine search and rescue service from Darwin.  Position – Full Time, contracted to 30 June 2020

If you like a challenge, a role where no two situations are ever the same and a chance to continually learn new skills then this is the role for you.

http://www.lifesavingnt.com.au/news/operations-manager/

Life Saving Manager – Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR)

SLSNR are recruiting a new Life Saving Manager who will be required to step in to lead and guide our lifesaving and rescue operations over this period. The role is supported by a team of four Supervisors and overseen by an Operations Manager.

Our Lifeguard Service is delivered by a hundreds-strong team of:

  • Volunteer and paid lifeguards;
  • Support Services – SurfCom Operators, Duty Officers, Critical Incident Support Volunteers and Rescue Water Craft Operators

In addition, SLSNR provides and administers a 24/7 SAR service through its clubs to the Maritime Police on a 24hr 365 day basis and provides an event water safety team to internal and external clients. This is a 12-month contract.

https://www.seek.com.au/job/35919767

Volunteer Opportunities

Japan Lifeguard/Lifesaver Exchange

Surf Life Saving Australia has had a very successful partnership with Japan Life Saving Association (JLA) since 2007.
JLA see the Australian lifesavers/lifeguards as great advocates in assisting in the awareness of water safety and enhancing lifesaving activity.

Conditions
The exchange program will run from 13 July – 8 August 2018 in Onjuki Town, Japan. This is a volunteer program, however flights, transfers, accommodation, and food will be provided to the successful applicants. SLSA will provide insurance for the 4 travelers.

To be eligible applicants will need to be 20 years and older at the time of travel, and hold a current passport.

Selection Criteria
Fill out the Expression of Interest and provide a maximum 2 page application outlining how you meet the selection criteria (below) and how you will be a great candidate for this volunteer exchange program.

SLSA will be choosing up to 4 successful applicants.

The selection criteria is:
• Lifeguard or Lifesaver patrol Captain
• Enthusiasm in coaching
• Healthy, physically and mentally, and love lifesaving
• Interested in Japanese culture and ready to try new things
• Can work long hours
• Good Communicator
• Experience instructing “Water Safety Program” and Youth preferred

Nomination Deadline: 

All nomination must be sent LSV for endorsement no later than Wednesday 25th April to membershipandleadership@lsv.com.au. Should you wish have any questions please contact LSV M&L Department on 9676 6912 or  membershipandleadership@lsv.com.au

Nomination will need be forwarded to SLSA General Manager Capacity and Capabilityvia email to qturton@slsa.asn.au by 5:00pm Friday 27 April 2018.

Circular – Expression of Interest_Japan 2018

Development Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunity – AIDR Emergency Management Volunteer Scholarships Round 3 (Closing 14 May 2018)

 

On behalf of the Federal Government the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) is offering the AIDR Emergency Management Volunteer Scholarship Rd 3, which is now open and closes on 14 May 2018.

The million dollar scholarship fund has been established to recognise the complex service delivered by volunteers and the high-level skills and leadership required to respond to emergency situations.

Funding is available for the reimbursement of education and training costs for volunteers in an emergency management agency that wish to undertake studies in accredited units or courses in emergency and disaster management vocational training and education, and higher education.

The amount of funding depends on the level and type of qualification intended and the number of units of study intended to complete in the funding period, with the maximum amount capped as follows:

  • Up to $12,000 for vocational education and training
  • Up to $25,000 for higher education

The scholarship is available to approved applicants, being those that:

  • Australian citizens or permanent residents that reside in Australia
  • Volunteer in an emergency management agency, that is either:
    • A member of the Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum (or an affiliate of) and/or
    • A government or non-government agency with a defined role in state or territory emergency management arrangements

Key points to note:

  • Funding is provided as a reimbursement on successful completion of the study
  • Applications for whole courses or single or multiple units with a primary focus in emergency and disaster management will be considered
  • The scholarship cannot be used to fund research degrees or associated expenses
  • At least a written character reference and contact details from the manager of their volunteer role must be provided

Further details and access to the application portal https://www.aidr.org.au/programs/scholarships-for-volunteers/

Should you wish to apply please contact LSV M&L Department on 9676 6912 or membershipandleadership@lsv.com.au to discuss the endorsement of your scholarship application.

 

LGBTI Leadership Program Offer (closing 4th May)

The LGBTI Leadership program is for Victorians (18 years +) who can demonstrate drive, passion and vision to make a contribution to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse and intersex communities. The 2018 LGBTI Leadership Program will gather a diverse range of LGBTI people together.LGBTI Leadership Program Offer

The LGBTI Leadership Program is being delivered by Leadership Victoria, funded through the Victorian Government’s LGBTI Community Grants Program.

The LGBTI leadership program will include specialised LGBTI content across the program. Program content will include:

  • Leadership development and leadership identity sessions
  • LGBTI speakers, case studies and site visits
  • Presenters from diverse backgrounds, industries and sectors
  • Workshops to build skills, such as communication, media and networking
  • Sessions to learn more about and build your leadership skills
  • Building networks with other LGBTI leaders
  • Optional mentoring

For more details, refer to the website: https://www.leadershipvictoria.org/programs/lgbti-leadership-program

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