Deputy Launch Authority - St Agnes

Deputy Launch Authority - St Agnes

Volunteer area
South West
Volunteer role type images
https://volunteering.rnli.org/incl2016/images/LBS_LOMDLA2.jpg
Volunteer location
St Agnes, Cornwall
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
50.319236755371, -5.20183277130126
Time commitment
Flexible with weekly requirements
Team
Lifesaving Operations
Responsible to
Lifeboat Operations Manager
Safeguarding level
2: Awareness and understanding of safeguarding policy required and online safeguarding training module required to be completed upon commencement of role.
Closing Date
18-05-2021
Reference
V11982
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The RNLI’s Lifeboat Station in St. Agnes is looking for a volunteer to join the existing team in the role of Deputy Launching Authority.

St. Agnes Station was formed in 1968 and until 2015 the lifeboat was provided by the viewers of the BBC Children’s television programme Blue Peter, and was always named Blue Peter IV. The current lifeboat was provided by the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club and is called XKalibur. The lifeboat crews have been honoured over the 50 years' service of the station and have received seven awards for gallantry.

The impact you will make

This role will help us save lives at sea by carrying out the day to day management of the lifeboat station to ensure a permanent state of readiness for service.

What you will be doing

  • Authorise launch of the lifeboats
  • Provide leadership in the absence of the Lifeboat Operations Manager or as delegated
  • Ensure that all operational activities are carried out to maintain the lifeboats and all associated equipment in a constant state of readiness for launching on service.

Find out more about becoming a lifeboat station volunteer

What you need for this role

  • Team player
  • Good communicator
  • Leadership skills
  • Local maritime knowledge
  • IT literate (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the RNLI (desirable)

What’s in it for you

  • Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
  • Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
  • Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
  • Gain the satisfaction of giving back
  • Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed

Please apply online or for further information contact the RNLI’s Volunteering Team on 01202 663346 or by email on volunteering@rnli.org.uk