What: SLSNR Senior Leadership Experience
When: Queens Birthday weekend.
Thursday May 30th (1800) - Monday June 3rd (1600)
Where: Central North Island. Transport
is provided leaving from and returning to AMRC
Who: Any active involved senior member of
How: This leadership program will have a
large experiential learning component. It will be supported
by 3 workshops based around the programs objectives:
- Working together as one organisation
- Networking and relationships
- Future thinking and empowerment of participants
This program has been developed from club feedback through the
leadership review that was conducted last summer. Clubs/members
identified the need for higher level leadership development
opportunities for their senior members, which are separate from
Why: Members and people form the backbone of our
organisation and SLS believes that members are better off in
everyday life than non-members. The objectives that this experience
is based around (see above), aims to offer the participant with
skills, knowledge and motivation to effect organisational change
and assist with personal development.
Research shows that members of volunteer organisations are more
likely to stay involved if they are happy in their personal lives.
Taking an active interest in people, their networks, experience,
knowledge and learning will hopefully assist with the individuals
personal development, their ongoing involvement and longevity of
SLSNR encourages any member who is passionate about the
organisation, currently has or is looking to have a leadership role
within their club and could benefit from some personal/leadership
development, to apply for this experience.
The future of our organisation will depend on the next generation
of passionate leaders to ensure we are around for another 100
Costs of the 4 day Experience:
To be advised but no more than $300 per person depending on
funding. We will advise clubs of the final cost by 8th May.
Application questions include: What does leadership mean to you?
What leadership position/s do you currently hold (Surf or
otherwise) and what would you like to gain from this course to help
you with these? Relating to leadership, what do you think your
strengths and weaknesses are? What leadership role do you see
yourself taking at a Club, Regional or National level?
To apply please click here.
All applications must be made online.
Senior Leadership Experience applications close on 10th
May 2013 at 5pm
If you have any questions, please contact Jason Harvey at