Volunteer Lifeboat Visits Officer - Invergordon

Volunteer Lifeboat Visits Officer - Invergordon

Volunteer area
Scotland
Volunteer role type images
https://volunteering.rnli.org/incl2016/images/Promoting%2050186@RNLI%20Education%20vo.jpg
Volunteer location
Invergordon, Highland
Latitude and longitude (Vol locations)
57.6865463256835, -4.16740703582763
Time commitment
Flexible with seasonal requirements
Team
Engagement
Responsible to
Community 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
30-11-2021
Reference
V12511
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Volunteering as a Lifeboat Visits Officer and being part of the RNLI’s lifeboat station is an important role within the charity as we aim to save the lives of people of all age groups through our fantastic visits programme. 

The impact you will make 

You will promote the work of the lifeboat station to the local community and visitors, help raise vital funds and save lives at sea by sharing key water safety messages. 

What you will be doing 

  • Encouraging local schools, youth and adult organisations to visit the lifeboat station
  • Welcoming visitors to the station, so that they can learn about the local lifeboat and the wider RNLI
  • Supporting the RNLI's One Crew ethos while recruiting and managing a visits team of volunteers to assist with presentations and to create a welcoming environment for visitors
  • Championing the RNLI and building its reputation in the area
  • Liaising with operational volunteers at the station to ensure visits run in a safe and smooth manner alongside operational activities

Find out more about becoming a promoting the RNLI volunteer 

What you need for this role 

  • Enthusiasm
  • Good leadership and team working skills
  • Good communication skills and confident speaking to groups
  • Comfortable interacting with young people
  • A proactive approach overall

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