Branch Chairperson - Southwold and Dunwich

Branch Chairperson - Southwold and Dunwich

Volunteer area
North and East
Volunteer role type images
Volunteer location
Southwold, Suffolk
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
52.3149604797363, 1.6724669933319
Time commitment
Entirely flexible
Responsible to
Community Manager
Safeguarding level
1: Awareness and understanding of safeguarding policy required upon commencement of role.
Closing Date
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The RNLI has a network of local fundraising teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea. Each team is supported by a Community Manager, although the range and frequency of fundraising events is determined by the team members themselves.

We are currently looking for a Branch Chairperson to lead the Southwold and Dunwich Branch.

The impact you will make

You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by leading volunteers in vital fundraising activity in your local community.

What you will be doing

  • Leading, guiding and motivating group members to deliver vital fundraising activity
  • As the key contact for the group, working with the Community Manager towards fundraising targets and development of the group overall
  • Encouraging and welcoming new members and supporters into the RNLI and driving our One Crew ethos
  • Organising meetings and assisting at fundraising events and activities

Find out more about becoming a fundraising and events volunteer

What you need for this role

  • Enthusiasm
  • Good interpersonal and leadership experience
  • Basic IT skills
  • Excellent communications skills and confident speaking in public
  • Confident handling money

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 [email protected]