Meet The Team - Thomas Hession, Rescue Water Craft Coordinator

Meet The Team - Thomas Hession, Rescue Water Craft Coordinator

For three years now, Thomas Hession of Grange Surf Life Saving Club has volunteered for the State Emergency Operations Group as the Rescue Water Craft Coordinator. Thomas works with the Power Craft Officer to manage a team of 40 Rescue Water Craft Operators to deliver roving Patrols and water cover for special events throughout the season. Over the past 12 months, the RWC service has grown by 20 people and Thomas has a further 14 new recruits to train this summer.

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Lifeguard Employment 2017/2018

Applications are now open for appropriately qualified persons to be considered for the position of Professional Lifeguard with the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) SA.

This is a great opportunity to lifeguard the Metro and Regional beaches of South Australia. Services may be provided to the Holdfast Bay (Glenelg) and Alexandrina (Goolwa) areas, additional work will be available to support schools and events throughout the season.

Click here to download an application form.

If you require an application to be emailed to you please contact SLSSA Reception.

2017/18 Surf Sport Season Update

2017/18 Surf Sport Season Update

Key focus areas for the upcoming season will include reducing complexity and compliance in order to reduce barriers in Surf Sports and Lifesaving.
 
SLSSA has been working closely with our sister states and Surf Life Saving Australia on introducing several changes to increase participation and remove barriers.

Following the National Workshop in July, the Surf Sport Team has worked closely with the Surf Sport Advisory Committee and Sport Panels on the below changes for the 2017/18 season. 

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2017 Surf Sisters - Seeking Mentors

2017 Surf Sisters - Seeking Mentors

The 2017 Surf Sisters program was launched at the weekend with 40 women from Clubland and the wider community gathering at Surf Central. 

The aim of the launch was to promote this season's program which will include monthly events as well optional Bronze Medallion training in an all-female environment.

Surf Life Saving SA are currently seeking volunteers from all Surf Life Saving Clubs to act as Surf Sisters Mentors and Ambassadors at a club level, if you are interested in getting involved in promoting female participation and development at your Club please contact Lee Dalzell.

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Expressions of Interest is sought for the Awards and Recognition Committee

Expressions of Interest is sought for the Awards and Recognition Committee

Expressions of interest are being sought from suitable persons interested to be appointment as Chair (1) and General Members (5) on the SLSSA Awards & Recognition Committee (ARC). 


Interested persons will require expertise in one or more of the following areas:
 Hall of Fame
 Surf Sports
 Lifesaving
 Clubs and Community

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Community, Education & Training Administration Officer

Community, Education & Training Administration Officer

SLSSA is seeking a dynamic, well presented and professional Community, Education & Training Administration Officer to join the team.

The role will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Managing course enquiries, bookings, enrolments & payments
  • Coordinating course material for facilitators
  • Resulting/Processing /Reporting using VETRAK and SurfGuard
  • Invoicing /Receipting
  • Printing SOA’s/Certificates, Medallions etc.

The successful candidate will be passionate about Surf Life Saving and ideally have RTO administration experience.

A detailed position description is available here.

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