Surf Life Saving SA (SLSSA) is the peak organisations for Surf Life Saving in South Australia and is affiliated with Surf Life Saving Australia.

SLSSA is responsible for the governance, development, promotion and administration of Surf Life Saving throughout South Australia and has the responsibility for servicing its 9,000 members and 22 clubs.

Reporting to the Education and Training Manager the Community Programs Officer will be responsible for the implementation of Surf Life Saving SA’s long term strategies to develop and deliver community water safety initiatives and surf education programs that support our vision to save lives and build healthier and safer communities. This role will be integral with growing our current programs and introducing new programs and initiatives to the benefit of our movement and the South Australian Community.

SLSSA is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to coordinate and deliver our community programs.

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

  • Coordinate all community water safety programs;
  • Collaborate, consult and liaise with clubs, state and local government, industry and interest groups to promote and develop SLSSA’s community
  • awareness and water safety strategies;
  • Develop initiatives to grow our community programs;
  • Review and identify areas of risk and plans to mitigate that risk;
  • Collect, analyse and interpret all program data;
  • Produce and implement policies, protocols, operating procedures, standards and systems in relation to program outcomes;
  • Establish communication schedules;
  • Work with Community Partners and interest groups on SLSSA’s inclusion and diversity programs.

The successful candidate will be passionate about Surf Life Saving and possess the following attributes:

  • Experience in community and program development;
  • Experience preferably in the not for profit, charity or sporting sector;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Strong administration and coordination skills.

Interested applicants can view a copy of the position description by visiting the careers page on our website: www.surflifesavingsa.com.au/careers.

Relevant qualifications that support your experience will be highly regarded.

Brief enquiries may be made to Belinda Schiphorst on (08) 8354 6900.

To register your interest for this exciting role, please apply by forwarding a copy of your resume and covering letter to Reception at reception@surflifesavingsa.com.au

Applications close: 5.00pm Tuesday, 18 June 2019.