Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) Volunteer Leaders Program
The VFBV Volunteer Leadership Program provides key volunteers with a nationally recognised qualification that will be useful in their career, as well as their role as an emergency service volunteer and provide them with new skills and tools to utilise within their club.
The program also provides an opportunity to network with a broad range of Emergency Service Agencies. Participants will receive a Cert IV in Front line Management. Please see the VFBV website for more information on the program
Nominations are taken in Jan/Feb each year – contact the Membership & Leadership Development Team if you’re interested.’
Emergency Services Foundation (ESF) Volunteer Leaders Forum
The Volunteer Leaders Forum is designed to expose volunteer leaders, and leaders of the future to a range of initiatives and developments in emergency management.
The Forum provides participants with an opportunity to learn more and see more of the inner workings of Emergency Management and involves key note speakers and presentations from within emergency services, leadership workshops as well as site tours of emergency services in Victoria. Participants will gain an understanding into the latest policy, doctrine and technology that will assist in responding to emergencies and will result in better outcomes for the community.
Nominations usually take place in March/April each year – contact the Membership & Leadership Development Team if you’re interested.
Please see the Emergency Management Foundation website for more information on the program. Anyone can register for the conference and LSV occasionally receives limited scholarships.’
Emergency Management Conference
The Emergency Management Conference is the annual Conference presented by the Emergency Services Foundation to provide a forum for the exchange of valuable information gained by emergency services workers in the line of duty and in research.
The EM Conference usually takes place in July each year with registrations occurring from May/June onwards. For more information on the program please go to http://www.hpe.com.au/emc/. Anyone can register for the conference and LSV occasionally receives limited scholarships.
Female Youth Leadership Program
The Female Youth Leadership Program is dependent on a grant and is run in conjunction with Sports and Recreation Victoria. Further information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.
SEDA Development Program
“Your career in the sports industry starts here!”
The Sports Development Program is a joint initiative between Life Saving Victoria, Swimming Victoria, Yachting Victoria and SEDA (Sports Education & Development Australia), specifically designed for young people who would like to pursue a Sport and Recreation related career. If you are a year 10, 11 or 12 student you can complete your VCE, VCAL and Certificates III and IV in Sport and Recreation leading to a Diploma of Sport Development.
Core curriculum involves theoretical and practical experience in sports administration, marketing, fitness, coaching, event/project management, literacy, numeracy and career planning.
LSV offers opportunities for SEDA students to assist in Education; Aquatic Sports; Commercial Training, with the annual Pool Lifeguard Challenge; and also with LSV Education delivering the Open Water Learning Experience program in schools across Victoria.
Click HERE to go to the SEDA website for more information.