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Lifesaving Society Newfoundland and Labrador
in St. John's
invites applications for the position of
Vice President - Member Services

October 31, 2021

Job Description

Purpose: To govern the Lifesaving Society Newfoundland Labrador in accordance with the Society's Bylaws and Mission and to provide leadership to the Board of Directors on Member Services.
Term of Office: Elected to the Board of Directors at the Lifesaving Society's Annual General Meeting for a term of two years.
Reporting Relationship: To the Board of Directors.


  1. Participate as an active member of the Board of Directors in an ethical and lawful manner, respecting the confidentiality of Board discussions.
  2. Attend Board of Director meetings, the Annual General Meeting.
  3. Manage the Member Services strategic plan and bi-annual operational plan.
    • Develop the Member Services strategic plan in conjunction with the Board of Directors
    • Develop the bi-annual operational plan with the Member Services Council.
    • Mentor Chairs in developing bi-annual objectives.
    • Monitor progress of the operational plan and report to each Board of Directors meeting.
  4. Monitor, review and revise the Program Guide every two years in conjunction with the VP Training Program.
  5. Chair the Member Services Council.
    • Recruit, mentor and supervise the following Chairs:
      • Annual Conference: To manage the schedule, host agreement and site selection.
      • Volunteer Personnel: to manage orientation and recognition of Society volunteers, including Commonwealth Honour Award and rescue award nomination process.
    • Establish meeting schedule.
    • Report on volunteer activity and appointments to the Member Services Manager.
    • Represent Chairs' interests at Board of Directors meetings.

Required Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Commitment to the drowning prevention mission of the Lifesaving Society.
  • Knowledge and experience to provide leadership for the Member Services portfolio.
  • Management skills to govern the business affairs of the Society.

Minimum Legal Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of nineteen years of age.
  • Must be legally competent.

Contact Information

Intereted persons should send their resume to

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