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London Marathon 2015 Events - EXPIRED

Job Title London Marathon 2015 Events - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location London
Salary 0
Job Published 19 Feb 2015
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Job Description - EXPIRED

Why the RNLI needs this role

This role will help us save lives at sea by representing the RNLI at the London Marathon Expo and supporting our participants in the Virgin London Marathon who are raising vital funds for the RNLI.

Potential time commitment: Various shifts between 10am – 8pm, Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 April 2015
Team: Events Team
Location: Excel Centre, London
Responsible to: Events Logistics Manager
Responsible for (any other people): N/A
Role specific requirements (e.g. reference checks): N/A


  • Man the RNLI stand at the Expo
  • Speak to the runners and answer any queries
  • Raise awareness of the charity

Measures of Success

  • RNLI runners feel supported and motivated
  • Any queries about the RNLI are answered
  • You enjoy and soak up the atmosphere

Training and Support

  • A full briefing of responsibilities and any necessary training will be given in advance.

What you will get from this role

  • Develop your skills and experience within a leading national charity
  • Join a motivated, fun and enthusiastic team
  • Gain valuable experience that will enhance your CV and set you apart in the job market
  • Meet new people within your local community
  • Satisfaction of giving back
  • Gain charity sector contacts within a supportive environment
  • Reasonable travel and lunch expenses covered

RNLI Values

The RNLI has set values as an organisation that we ask all our staff and volunteers to uphold:

Selfless: Willing to put the requirements of others before our own and the needs of the team before the individual, able to see the bigger picture and act in the best interests of the RNLI. Inclusive and respectful of others. Prepared to share our expertise with organisations that share our aims.
Dependable: Always available, committed to doing our part in saving lives with professionalism and expertise, continuously developing and improving. Working in and for the community and delivering on our promises.
Trustworthy: Responsible, accountable and efficient in the use of the donations entrusted to us, managing our affairs with transparency, integrity and impartiality.
Courageous: Prepared to achieve our aims in changing and challenging environments. We are innovative, adaptable and determined in our mission to save more lives at sea.

Health and safety responsibilities:

To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of others with whom you volunteer, by reporting all potential and actual health and safety matters including accidents using the correct procedures.


The RNLI is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and, expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the RNLI Safeguarding Policy and Procedures to ensure safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.

To apply for this role, please visit

Closing date: 21st April 2015.

Ref: EXPIRED - LF024 | Published: 19th Feb 2015