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Event Leader Job Description

Job Title: Event Leader

Reports To: Regional Events Officer

Employment Status: Volunteer

Shift: Single and multi day / night

Location: Anywhere in Australia

Section: Camping, Driving and or Riding Sections

Division: Any one (1) or more Divisions from the Camping, Driving or Riding Sections

Groups: Any one (1) or more Groups of the AMA Sections

Approved By: AMA Management

Summary
Leads guided camping, driving and riding activities promoted by Club Division's, Subsidiary Clubs and Local Groups by performing the following duties.

Events include trips, tours, meets, games, functions, rallies, gatherings and any other educational or recreational activity or event approved by the AMA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides pre event training including location to be traversed, environment heath and safety induction, fire danger, activity management system, expected stops, breaks and completion times.

Follows planned schedule and manages members,  their guests and or visitors during entire event, within single area, or at specified stopping points or at a master event.

Researches and resolves group and individual problems and complaints.

Researches new areas, accommodations, and points of interest to help develop and deliver own commentary.

Supervisory Responsibilities                                         

Directly supervises 2 to 12 Activity Assistants in the Camping, Driving and or Riding Sections. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organisation's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, recruiting, and training activity assistants; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining volunteers; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Competency

Refer the General Competencies description.

Qualifications

To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                                             

Successful completion of the the organizations recreation training course(s):

  • Activity Leadership Level 1 for events in mainly urban environments;
  • Activity Leadership Level 2 for events in more remote environments and over longer and more challenging terrain.

Language Skills                                             

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of members, sponsors and others associated with the AMA.

Mathematical Skills                                

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability                                             

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardised situations.

Other Skills and Abilities                                             

Proven motor vehicle driver and or rider experience and local knowledge of the activity area. Activity Leaders must hold current certificate(s) in first aid for level 1 events, plus CPR for level 2 events.

Other Qualifications                                             

Must be flexible to volunteer weekends.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this role, the volunteer is frequently required to stand; sit and talk or hear. The volunteer is occasionally required to walk. Along with other helpers, the volunteers may be required to occasionally lift and/or move a motor vehicle more than 100 kilograms. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a volunteer encounters while performing the essential functions of this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this role, the volunteer is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The volunteer is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold. The noise level in the activity environment is usually moderate.

Computer Skills

To perform this role successfully, an individual should have knowledge of web browsing.

Certificates, Licences, Registrations

Current drivers license and or, motorcycle license dependant upon activity.