SLSA Women's Mentoring Program

SLSA embraces the importance of a diverse and inclusive organisation, including gender equality, and seeks to increase the number of women who hold leadership roles within SLS nationally. The Women’s Mentoring Program supports and encourages confident, strong and skilled women within SLS, to strengthen leadership skills, and identify, and develop the next generation of leaders to position SLS for the future.

Cohort 5 - Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open for the fifth cohort of the SLSA Women's Mentoring Program. See the circular and application link below.

Applications close on Sunday the 24th of September.

SLSA Masterclass

The SLSA Leaders Masterclass is a specially designed workshop focusing on building skills for anyone with a volunteer management role in SLS. People who would benefit from attending the SLSA Leaders Masterclass include:

  • Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Treasurers, Advisors, Directors and Committee Members
  • Club Captains, Team Captains, Team Managers, Volunteer Managers, Duty Officers
  • Event Managers
  • Referees and Sectional referees

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

None. This supports all volunteers in the organisation.

Nomination Process

The nomination process has been completed for the 2023 cohort. SLST would like to congratulate the following people who were selected to attend:

  • Jacqueline De Jonge (Burnie SLSC)
  • Christine Gaby (Carlton Park SLSC)

National Leadership College

The National Leadership College is a week long intensive training course focused on the guiding participants to finding their own leadership style. The focus of the College is for participants to develop skills and capabilities that they will enable them to play a key role in the future of their the SLS movement.   The program is designed for people who have recently moved into leadership positions, including:

  • Team Managers, Team Captains, Coaches, Integrity Officers and Athlete Support Personnel
  • Patrol Captains, Lifeguard Supervisors and Club Captains
  • Event Managers
  • Volunteer Managers, Age Managers, Program Managers
  • Officials, Scrutineers, Sectional Referees
  • Club Training Officers, Facilitators, Mentors
  • Support Operations personnel
  • SurfCom Operators

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

None. This supports all volunteers in the organisation.

The nomination process

The nomination process for NLC 2024 has now closed. Please check back in March 2024 for more information regarding the next intake.