Branch Event Organiser - Durham

Branch Event Organiser - Durham

Volunteer area
North and East
Volunteer role type images
Volunteer location
Durham, Co. Durham
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
54.7708627, -1.5922089
Time commitment
Flexible with seasonal requirements
Responsible to
Branch Chair
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 branch and guild 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 motivated people to help with our fundraising initiatives and have an opportunity for a Volunteer Branch Event Organiser.

The impact you will make

You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by carrying out and supporting vital fundraising activity in your local community.

What you will be doing

  • Organising a variety of different activities ranging from coffee mornings to quiz and supper evenings.
  • Suggesting new ideas for fundraising activities.
  • Organising and attending planning evenings.
  • Liaising with other RNLI volunteers.
  • Championing the RNLI and helping to drive our One Crew ethos.

Find out more about becoming a fundraising and events volunteer

What do you need for this role?

  • Enthusiasm
  • The ability to lead others
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • IT Skills
  • Planning, organisation and administration skills

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