Lifeboat Administrative Officer - Cromer

Lifeboat Administrative Officer - Cromer

Volunteer area
North and East
Volunteer role type images
Volunteer location
Cromer, Norfolk
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
52.9342994689941, 1.30163300037384
Time commitment
Variable with weekly requirements
Lifesaving Operations
Responsible to
Lifeboat Operations Manager
Safeguarding level
1: Awareness and understanding of safeguarding policy required upon commencement of role.
Closing Date
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Cromer Lifeboat Station is looking for volunteers to join the existing team in the role of Lifeboat Administrative Officer. Established in 1804, Cromer Lifeboat Station has been awarded 56 medals for gallantry during its remarkable history. Today the station operates both a Tamar and a D class lifeboat, and celebrates the heroic Coxswain Henry Blogg. 

The impact you will make 

You will help us save lives at sea by providing administrative support to the Lifeboat Operations Manager and to the Chairperson of the Lifeboat Management Group. 

What you will be doing 

  • Record notes of operational team meetings
  • Record minutes of Lifeboat Management Group meetings
  • Be the primary contact point on general administrative matters of interest to the lifeboat station
  • You may also support Operations Team and Lifeboat Management Group team members through operating the RNLI’s computer systems such as Microsoft Outlook, AX and the learning zone system on their behalf

Find out more about becoming a lifeboat station volunteer 

What you need for this role 

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good communicator
  • IT skills – Word/Excel/email
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local station (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

Applicants will be subject to a selection process with successful applicants being subject to a one-year probation period in order to assess an individual’s behaviors and commitment associated with working as part of a team.

Please apply online or if you have a question please contact the RNLI’s Volunteering Team on 01202 663346 or by email on [email protected]


The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment  or exploitation.  The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting; International, International Child Protection Certificate process).

Diversity at the RNLI

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save every one.