Australian Lifesaving Exchange Program - Japan 2019

March 31, 2019

SLSA have a very successful partnership with Japan Life Saving Association. JLA see the Australian lifesavers/lifeguards as great advocates in assisting in the awareness of water safety and enhancing lifesaving activity. 


SLSA are calling for nominations for the opportunity to participate in a volunteer lifesaver exchange program. The exchange program will run two groups of four lifesavers over 14 July - 27th of July and 20th July - 12th August in Onjuki Town and Iwai, Japan. This is a volunteer program, however flights, transfers, accomodation, and food will be provided for the successful applicants. SLSA will provide insurance for the 8 travellers.


To be eligible applicants will need to be 20 years and older at the time of travel and hold a current passport. 


Selection Criteria 

- Lifeguard or Lifesaver Patrol Captain 

- Enthusiasm in coaching and teaching 

- Healthy, physically and mentally, and a love of lifesaving 

- interested in Japanese culture and ready to try new things 

- can work long hours 

- good Communicator, ( Japanese speaking helpful)

- eduction background 

- experience instructing 'Water Safety Program and Youth preferred.


For more information and links to express your interest click below :





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