Lifeboat Visits Team Member - St Ives

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Organisation
RNLI
Reference
V14305
Industry
Location
St Ives, Cornwall
Salary
Voluntary
Contract Type
Expiry Date
03/09/2022 08:14:00

Volunteering as a member of the Lifeboat Visits Team and being part of the RNLI’s St Ives 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 

  • Giving inspiring guided tours of the lifeboat station to visitors including groups of young people and adults
  • Creating a welcoming and friendly environment within the station for visitors
  • Ensuring key RNLI messages are communicated to visitors
  • Supporting the RNLI's One Crew ethos

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What you need for this role 

  • Enthusiasm
  • Good communication skills and confident speaking to groups
  • Good team working skills
  • Comfortable interacting with young people

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

Safeguarding

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.

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