Newcastle Permanent Junior Lifesaver of the Year

Surf Life Saving Central Coast  Newcastle Permanent Junior Lifesaver of the Year award is an ideal opportunity for Clubs to recognise their Under 14 member’s achievements in Surf Life Saving and the contributions they have made to Surf Life Saving at all levels and in the community. All under 14 members who believe they could be the next Junior Lifesaver of the Year should apply through their Club. The male and female Branch winners will then progress to the SLSNSW Junior Lifesaver of the Year Development Camp

JLOTY Circular

JLOTY Memo NovemberAdditional Nomination Information and Update to Schedule 

2020/21 Nomination form

SLSNSW JLOTY Circular

Key Dates

  • Monday 14th December 2020 – Nominations Close
  • Wednesday 16th December 2020 – Information Night
  • Friday 15th January 2021 – Interview Day
  • Announcement – TBC

The Nomination Process

Clubs are invited to submit one female and one male nominee for the Junior Lifesaver of the Year award. Nominations must be completed with a questionnaire and medical information attached. (Resumes will not be considered by the judges, and should not be included with the nomination forms). All nominations are to be endorsed by clubs and returned to Surf Life Saving Central Coast. 2020/21 Central Coast Nomination Form

The Interview Process

The interview process is divided up into four sections

  • Theory test
  • Signals
  • CPR scenario and
  • An interview which will be conducted by independent SLSCC assessors/personnel and Newcastle Permanent staff. 

The Newcastle Permanent Junior Life Saver of the Year winners will be announced at the SLSCC Junior Branch Championships.

The criteria during the interview will be based on the nominee’s achievements in the following areas:

  • Contribution to Surf Life Saving
  • Demonstration of leadership roles in club activities
  • The contribution made to the club
  • Awards received in Surf Life Saving and the community
  • Involvement in community events outside of Surf Life Saving
  • Awareness of club events and current affairs
  • Initiative applied to cub and community activities
  • Promotion of Surf Life Saving to the community
  • Attendance record at club activities
  • Encouragement of new members
  • Demonstration of surf lifesaving knowledge and skills

** Please note nominees must have completed their SRC and be proficient to be eligible for the Newcastle Permanent Junior Lifesaver of the Year award.