Benefits of Becoming a Lifesaver

Becoming a Kawana Lifesaver is an amazing opportunity to test your abilities, develop new skills, and even advance your career opportunities!

There is an almost endless scope of lifesaving-related careers available to members, the likes of taking up a medical profession or joining the Defence Force or other emergency services, and many of these doors are opened and supported by the skills learnt during your time as a surf lifesaver.  As a result of the training and experience across a wide range of activities, our members are highly sought after to fill jobs in both the private and public sectors such as:

  • Emergency Services
  • Event management
  • Sports coaching
  • Catering
  • Training & Development
  • Defense Force
  • Marketing
  • Recruiting
  • Public speaking
  • Rescue vehicle operation
  • Team management
  • Club management

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Other benefits

In case enjoying the company of great people, being on the beach, staying fit and saving peoples’ lives is not enough for you; we are offering the following;

  • Free group fitness classes from a military specialist twice a week (self-paced)
  • Free annual training of CPR
  • Free annual training of Advanced Resuscitation Techniques
  • Free First Aid Certificate training
  • Expert support in your career choices based on a deeper understanding of who you are
  • Free swim training once a week (pool fee excluded)
  • Free annual membership to Kawana RSL
  • Access to leadership development programs
  • Access to instructor accreditations
  • Access to Sports Coach training
  • A sense of fulfilment knowing you are making a positive difference to peoples’ lives (even your own)

Please call the club on 5444 8642 if you have any questions.

More information

If want more information about what lifesaving can offer you and your family, please check out these great resources:

Surf Lifesaving Australia's New Member Information

Surf Lifesaving Queensland's Roles and Pathways Information


If you're interested and would like to take the first step, please register your interest by clicking here.