ID: 161469

LEO Club OHS Officer (Community Services Organisation) | Lions Clubs International |

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Banyule VIC, Burwood VIC, Camberwell East VIC, Collingwood VIC, Fitzroy VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Heidelberg VIC, Melbourne VIC

About this opportunity

**What do LEO Clubs do? **LEO Clubs are a youth organisation of Lions Clubs International. The word "LEO" stands for Leadership, Experience, Opportunity. LEO clubs encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities

**Why should I join an LEO/Lions Club? **Lions and LEO Club Members making a difference throughout the world every day, one Lion/LEO at a time. There is no greater feeling than making a positive impact on someone's life. Lions are doing good- for others and for themselves. Joining a local LEO or Lions club is a great way to network with other people in your community, make a difference and make new friends. Your position is negotiable on your skills, experience, availability, passion, resources, etc. LEO's work together to deliver projects that will help to make the world a better place LEO' s serve their communities; gain experience; learn new skills; have fun; make friends; develop teams; become leaders; seize opportunities; build a better future. Lions and LEO Club Members making a difference throughout the world every day, one Lion/LEO at a time. There is no greater feeling than making a positive impact on someone's life!

**Role: ** This is an OHS Officer role to volunteer for LEO Club of Boroondara. There is an expectation of working 5-10 hours a fortnight from home with the additional of fortnightly meetings.

**Duties: ** • Reviewing and development of existing policies and procedures and supporting of OHS programs. • Providing guidance to managers and workers. • Conducting risk assessments and workplace inspections. • Supporting injured workers rehabilitation. • Liaise with WorkSafe in relations to serious incidents and dangerous occurrences notifications. • Ensure all OHS legislation are adhered to. • Assist in the preparation of health and safety plans (especially for events). • Inspect activities and fundraiser events in accordance to the OHS requirements. • Apply for relevant permits and implementing and developing appropriate procedures as required. Skills: • Relevant OHS qualification and experience are desirable. • Intermediate knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety and OHS legislation, processes and trends, which includes Australian Standards and compliance codes. • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills and ability to influence. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks with attention to detail. • Ability to navigate google drive is preferable. • Great work ethic, ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines.

** Successful candidates will have their own reliable internet, computer access and phone. To be considered for this role, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Additional requirements

- Great communication skills (verbal and written);
- Passion for community services and experience;
- Potential or established leadership qualities;
- Down to earth people;
- Values driven people with Integrity and Honesty;
- 18+ years of age.

Time Required

5-10 hours per fortnight (negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • IT & Web Development
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Working with Animals
  • Writing & Editing



Out of pocket expenses for delivering programs.