Age Manager

Age managers mentor Nippers and facilitate fun learning programs  providing fun, safe and organised nipper activities.


What Qualifications You Need

How To Become an Age Manager

Where It Can Take You

Age managers use their experience and passion for youth development to mentor Nippers between the ages of 6 and 13 and facilitate fun learning programs that encourage young surf lifesavers to develop their surf lifesaving and sport skills. Their goal is to enrich the lives of Nippers through the delivery of surf lifesaving knowledge and skills in a fun and safe aquatic environment.

Each Age Group has one or more Age Managers in charge of a group of Nippers on the beach or in the water, and parents are encouraged to sign up as Age Managers or to assist Age Managers as volunteers.

What Training or Qualifications Will I Need?

The first step to becoming a lifesaver is to hold or obtain the following qualifications;

The Age Manager Certificate provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively facilitate Nipper training activities.


None at this time

Other Requirements

You must be at least 15 and complete your relevant state/territory legislation check(s) for working with children before commencing in your role as an Age Manager. You can find out more and start your application at Working With Children Check Victoria.

How Do I Get Started?

Get in touch with WBSLSC Junior Activities Committee either using the volunteer form below, email us here or get in touch on one of our social channels

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Where Can I Go From Here?

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Put Your Hand Up

Volunteer at Waratah Beach

From cooking sausages at the Nippers BBQ, helping out at the bar, learning surf rescue skills to take to the beach or volunteering in positions of leadership.

If you are keen to make a contribution, there are so many jobs that make us a successful club and we welcome you to put your hand up.

Every hour you can give, every idea, and every contribution you make counts!