Outdoor Skills Assessor

Position Description

Supplementary Position Title:   Outdoor Skills Assessor

Appointed by:    State Outdoor Activities Manager

Reports to:    State Outdoor Activities Manager

Key Relationships:

  • State Outdoor Activities Committee
  • Adults working towards Outdoor Modules
  • Youth members working towards an Outdoor Trefoil 3
  • Region Managers and their teams

Term of Appointment:    Three Years

Primary purpose of the position:    To assess adult members for the Outdoor Modules of the ALQP, and to assess youth members for Outdoor Achieve a Challenge Trefoil 3.

Requirements of appointment to the position

  • Hold an Outdoor Module/s for a minimum of 2 years (and be actively seeking to have the modules endorsed in line with the Outdoor Modules).
  • Have been in charge of/conducted an outdoor activity at least 4 times (or equivalent).
  • Be recommended by the Region Manager (or her nominee) to the State Outdoor Activities Manager, who will manage this appointment.
  • Current Provide First Aid certificate or equivalent.

Capabilities and personal attributes

  • High level interpersonal skills including coaching, providing feedback, actively listening and displaying empathy.
  • Possess sound assessment skills with the ability to deliver feedback in a positive and friendly manner.
  • Commitment to the development of adults in outdoor skill areas.
  • Commitment to the safety of participants and a positive attitude towards managing risk.
  • Commitment to fairness, equity and consistency in the assessment process.
  • Capability and time to undertake the role.

Ongoing requirements

  • Compliance with the Girl Guides Australia Code of Conduct.
  • To maintain currency, an Outdoors Skills Assessor must hold a current Provide First Aid Certificate, as well as either maintain currency in the relevant Outdoors Module.
  • Only assess others in an area in which you currently hold the corresponding or higher qualification.

Last Modified: 05/04/18 at 1:57 PM