Opportunity Details


Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Operations Manager

Opportunity Code: VH104-10024

Closing Date to Apply: -

This role will help us save lives at sea by carrying out the day to day management of the lifeboat station to ensure a permanent state of readiness for service.
Responsible to: Area Lifesaving Manager
Responsible for: Station personnel and volunteers

This role involves:
• Complying with the RNLI Volunteer Commitment
• Authorising launch of the lifeboats (and hovercraft if appropriate), in accordance with current launching procedures
• Ensuring all operational activities are carried out to maintain the lifeboat and all associated equipment in a constant state of readiness for launching on
• Leading the operations team and be a member of and represent operations on the lifeboat management group
• Keeping the Lifeboat Management Group Chairperson regularly appraised of relevant operational matters
• Liaising and maintaining close links with all local emergency services and representing the RNLI’s interests locally in all operational matters
• Ensuring regular meetings are held with the operations team and encourage open communication
• In co-operation with the relevant RNLI personnel, ensuring that the RNLI Competency Based Training (CoBT) requirements for staff and volunteers are fulfilled.
Being involved in other activities as required
Join a motivated and enthusiastic team
Meet new people within your community
Have the satisfaction of giving back
Develop your skills, experience and contacts within the
Selfless: Willing to put the requirements of others before our own and the needs of the team before the individual.

Time needed from Volunteer:
Potential time commitment: Variable

Skills Experience & Qualifications:
Training and support:
CoBT will be provided and should be maintained in order to perform this role
Coaching, mentoring and formal training courses available to access

Team player 
Local maritime knowledge 
Good communicator
IT literate 
Leadership 
Knowledge of RNLI 

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