• Cromer RNLI

Volunteer Lifeboat Management Group Chairperson

The RNLI’s Lifeboat Station in Cromer is looking for a volunteer to join the existing team in the role of Lifeboat Management Group Chair.


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


This role will help us save lives at sea by ensuring good communication, information sharing and joint co-operation between the RNLI, local team members and the local community, and by providing good local leadership.


What you will be doing

  • Providing local leadership to ensure that all functions of the local station are co-ordinated, information shared, and to develop a joint approach in representing the activities of the RNLI to the local community

  • Holding regular meetings with members of the Lifeboat Management Group to discuss all matters relating to the RNLI locally, ensuring that these meetings are minuted and agreeing plans of action for specific items as appropriate

  • Developing local relationships and become the common contact point for general non-operational RNLI matters locally

  • Encouraging and facilitate leaders of all the supporting teams to co-operate on an informal and regular basis

  • Ensuring that the appropriate output from the meetings is communicated via the team leaders to all RNLI volunteers and staff

  • Ensuring that leaders of all the supporting teams are aware of policy matters communicated from RNLI Support Centre, Poole

  • Meeting regularly with the Area Lifesaving Manager to discuss matters relating to the management of the RNLI locally

Find out more about becoming a lifeboat station volunteer


What you need for this role

  • Team player

  • Good communication skills

  • Interest in/knowledge of RNLI

  • Ability to chair a meeting effectively

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 click here to apply online or for further information contact the RNLI’s Volunteering Team on 01202 663346 or by email on volunteering@rnli.org.uk


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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