Shore Crew- Burnham-On-Sea

Shore Crew- Burnham-On-Sea

Volunteer area
South West
Volunteer role type images
Volunteer location
Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
51.2337188720703, -2.99720001220703
Time commitment
Variable with monthly requirements
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
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The RNLI’s Lifeboat Station in Burnham-On-Sea is looking for volunteers to join the existing team in the role of Shore Crew.

Located on the Somerset coast, Burnham-on-Sea Lifeboat Station was established in 1836. The current station was opened in 2003 and operates two inshore lifeboats.

The impact you will make

This role will help us save lives at sea by assisting with the safe launch and recovery of the lifeboat on service and exercise.

What you will be doing

  • Assist with the launch and recovery of the lifeboat(s) on service and exercise
  • Maintain competence under the Competency Framework for the role
  • Contribute to the overall upkeep of the station, lifeboats and equipment

Find out more about becoming a lifeboat station volunteer

What you need for this role

  • Team player
  • Good communicator
  • General fitness
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Live or work within 10 minutes of the station and be between 17 and 65 years of age

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

We are actively looking for applicants who have daytime availability for these roles however do not hesitate to get in touch to find out more about these roles.

Please apply online or for further information contact the RNLI’s Volunteering Team on 01202 663346 or by email on