Deputy Launching Authority

Deputy Launching Authority

Volunteer area
North and East
Volunteer role type images
https://volunteering.rnli.org/incl2016/images/LBS_LOMDLA3.jpg
Volunteer location
Seahouses, Northumberland
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
55.5828857421875, -1.65403199195861
Time commitment
Flexible with weekly requirements
Team
Lifesaving Operations
Responsible to
Lifeboat Operations Manager
Safeguarding level
3: Awareness and understanding of safeguarding policy required and online safeguarding training module required to be completed upon commencement of role.
Closing Date
30-06-2021
Reference
V12086
Documents (please view all documents)

The RNLI’s Lifeboat Station in Seahouses is looking for a volunteer to join the existing team in the role of Deputy Launching Authority. 

Established in 1827, Seahouses Lifeboat Statin runs both an all-weather lifeboat and an inshore lifeboat. The crews have been presented with four 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