About Age Manager Mentor

Age Manager Mentors work with age managers as well as nippers between the ages of 6 and 13, to develop their surf lifesaving and sport skills, by providing fun, safe and organised Nipper activities.

• Assist to induct new age managers while providing advice and guidance on delivering the Junior Development Program. • Present the face-to-face SLSA Age Managers course option. • Conduct and endorse the on-the-beach technical and mentoring sessions of the SLSA Age Managers course. • Instruct SLSA Age Managers course participants how to set up and pack up the beach for Nipper activities, as well as teach the core surf skills within the SLSA Junior Development Program. • Mentor SLSA Age Managers course participants to facilitate learning and follow the lesson plans within the SLSA Age Guides. • Sign off on new age manager’s third-party form.

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:


Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively facilitate Nipper training activities.

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There are no prerequisites

How do I make it happen?

If you would like to become an Age Manager, please contact your Junior Activities Committee at your local surf life saving club https://sls.com.au/club_directory/

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Where can I grow from here?

Where to next?

You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:

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What other options might suit me?

If you can do this role but would like to use your skills in another area in our organisation here are some other options for you to consider:

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