How you can get involved and help out.
Black Rock is a family club that is run voluntarily and is heavily dependant on parent helpers to run successfully. Your involvement win your child's surf club activities will only add to their Nipper experience. Children really get a buzz when their parents get involved in their activities.
Water Safety Help
We are always in need of SRC and Bronze Medallion holders to assist with Water Safety for Nippers on a Thursday or Saturday or both. If you could assist even for a week or two, please let the Junior Club Manager know. If you are interested in doing your Bronze Medallion to help us with water safety, we would love to provide you with the necessary training.
Coach assistants can help set up the beach area with buckets of flags, assist children with their boards and help the coach as required during training. This is a really important role, as managing a large group of children can be very demanding at times.
Officials for Competitions
We need parents who are willing to do training to obtain accreditation that will allow them to become an official at competitions. We are required to supply officials according to the number of competitors we send, so more assistance is always gratefully received. If we do not have the appropriate number of officials, some of our children will be turned away.
Annual Tin Shake Fundraiser
We raise most of our funds each year via the tin shake at nominated intersections. All parents are asked to give 2 hours each year of their time to participate in the Annual Tin Shake. You will be provided with a Red and Yellow Life Saving Uniform to wear for the two hours.
General Parent Participation
All parents are asked to assist and participate with Nippers programs by being an Age Manager/Coach, Water Safety Officer or Coaches Assistant or to assist with the BBQ, Kitchen or Bar duties.
Getting involved around the club is also a great way to meet other parents and there are plenty of jobs that need to be done. We ask as a minimum over 2 sessions that parents/carers help with any of the following activities. To volunteer, please speak to any of the above mentioned Committee or Junior Sub Committee members.
- Sausage sizzle cooking Thursday nights after training
- Bar duties Thursday nights after training
- Training Registration - Marking off of names on the attendance sheet
- Coaches Assistant - Help out at training (your child's coach will tell you how you can help)
- Uniform Shop
- Attending club working bees
- General Maintenance – Are you a Carpenter/Builder, Electrician, Plumber or Painter?
- Administration / Book-keeping / Accounting
- Board Maintenance / Repairs
- Set Up and Pack Up for training sessions
If any parent has special skills (e.g. carpenter, painter, electrician) please let us know as there are always things to be done around the club house.