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Team Leader for Accessible Beaches Project

  • Location: Surfers Paradise QLD, Tallebudgera QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    Saturdays or Sundays - 8am - 12 noon and or 12 noon - 4 pm (4 hourly shifts), during the Surf Lifesaving patrol season (September- May).

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Safety & Emergency Services
    • Sport & Physical Activity
    • Disability Support
  • Training

    Specialist training by VGC, including Mobi Chair operation and Disability Induction.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Reliability to be available on regular days.
    Follow the protocol and be responsible to Beach Captain as required.
    Attend the mandatory group training at the designated time and place. Attend extra specific training for Team Leaders.
    A Yellow Card and Blue Card will be required and can be applied for you by VGC
    Wear the provided uniform as required.
    Have the ability to set up/pack up the equipment which may require physical agility.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

You can be an individual or a group who would like to volunteer during the patrol season, one or more weekends from September 28th to 2nd May 2020. As a volunteer Team Leader, you will be required to ensure your team carries out all necessary duties. General Daily duties:
• Roll out the beach mats; following the direction of the Team Leader or Patrol Captain on duty. • Setup the marquee(s) and have all equipment “ready to go” including waiver forms, surveys and other documents used for data collection. • Greet the service users and provide a demonstration on how to use the equipment. • Ensure the carer and user have signed the necessary paperwork to allow them to access the beach mats and/or the equipment. • Have the ability to setup/pack up the equipment which may require physical agility. • Ensure the carer and/or service user completes the feedback survey OR provides an email address for follow up. • Provide information to the person(s) concerned of the weather conditions and offer sunscreen and other assistive technology • Be present and available to assist the service user and carer when appropriate. • Provide a “helping hand” to anyone that wants to use the beach mats. • Provide assistance to those who need guidance with accessible parking • Report any concerns or queries to the Volunteer Leader and/or the Patrol Captain.


You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.